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Sociology GCSE at Sussex Downs College

Course description

Sociology is a study of people, their lives and relationships. You will reflect on your own experiences of the world in a variety of social settings. On this course you will study sociological topics such as the mass media, inequality and power. You will develop the ability to look at evidence, judge whether it is correct and come to reasoned conclusions.In the first module you will study culture & socialisation, research methods and the mass media. In the 2nd module you will study social inequalities in the UK and power & political participation.

Entry requirements

You will need to meet our standard entry requirements.

There are no subject specific entry criteria for this course.


The course will be assessed by 2 written examinations.

Future opportunities

This course can provide a pathway to level 3 courses or employment. The traditional occupation for sociology students has been social work or some other form of public sector welfare work such as the probation service. However in practice sociology students go into a much wider range of jobs, for instance, human resource management.

Further information

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How to apply

You can apply for this course through UCAS Progress. Add this course to your favourites so you can start making an application.

Last updated date: 08 February 2018
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