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Sociology at Fakenham Academy (College)

Course description

Both AS and A2 courses involve an investigation of the theories and methods used by sociologists. After an initial induction period, during which you will be introduced to essential skills and techniques, the AS course consists of Unit 1 Families and Households (40% of total AS) and Unit 2 Education: Sociological Methods (60% of total).

The A2 course includes Unit 3 Beliefs in Society (20% of total A Level marks) and Unit 4 Crime and Deviance: Sociological Theory and Research Methods (30% of total A Level).

Entry requirements

Good literacy and communication skills are essential on this course. If you have a grade B or higher in English this is a good basis for A level study but all applications are considered on an individual basis.

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Fakenham Academy (College) directly.

Last updated date: 21 July 2014
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Key information

  • Start date: Next September
  • Duration: 2 Years