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Sociology A Level at The Ursuline Academy, Ilford

Course description

Sociology is the study of the relationships between the individual and society. It involves examining different institutions such as the family, the education system, religion etc. It also involves a critical analysis of structures such as social class, gender and ethnicity, considering the ways these aspects of society can impact upon life chances and experiences of the world. One of the biggest advantages of studying sociology is that it helps people to understand how they relate and fit into to the society in which they live. It is also considered a valuable subject that can lead into a wide range of university courses and career options.


Students are examined at the end of the A Level Course with three exams testing students understanding of the sociology of Education with Research Methods, Beliefs in Society, Families and Households and Crime and deviance with Theory and Methods. Each exam is an hour and half with equal points weighting for each exam.

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact The Ursuline Academy, Ilford directly.

Last updated date: 13 December 2017
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