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A Level Sociology at Newbold Community School

Course description

Why should I study this course? Sociology is the central academic discipline for the study of society. The aim of the course is for students to acquire the knowledge of current social processes and social changes. They will be encouraged to develop their own sociological awareness through active engagement with the contemporary social world.

Sociology is a demanding course requiring a commitment to extensive reading and a lot of essay writing but if you want to engage actively with the world then it is the subject to choose.

AS Unit 1 Wealth, Poverty and Welfare
AS Unit 2 Education and Sociological Methods
A2 Unit 1 Beliefs in Society - this unit will examine diverse issues including War and the Environment
A2 Unit 2 Crime and Deviance

Entry requirements

Grade C in English Language and Literature and at least one Humanities subject.

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Newbold Community School directly.

Last updated date: 26 September 2014

Key information

  • Start date: Next September
  • Duration: 2 Years