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Sociology A Level at Hendon School

Course description

Sociology at GCSE and A-Level involves the scientific study of Modern Britain. It raises many interesting questions by focusing on society’s institutions and examining the effects they have on people’s lives. Many topical questions and issues are introduced. Students are encouraged to be critical and to test their ideas by using sociological evidence and methods. The course provides insight into the ways people live their lives in a multicultural society and the reasons for their choices. Students on the course enjoy discussing and debating topical issues, read widely around the subjects and enjoy essay writing to communicate the debate.

Future opportunities

Students are able to study GCSE, A-level and then move on to college or university to follow sociology or related courses. 

Many sociology graduates work in the public sector in a social or welfare role; others go into the public and private sector. Employers include local and central government, industry, commerce, the NHS, education, charitable, counselling and voluntary organisations. Careers include Law, Journalism, Social Work, Education, Government/Politics, Criminology/Police, Management and Economics.

How to apply

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

Last updated date: 06 September 2016
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