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Sociology AS/A2 Level at Chobham Academy

Course description

AS Level:
This course comprises of 4 modules.

In year 12 students will complete the unit Exploring socialisation, culture and society which includes learning the different theories of looking at societies and the methods of practical research based on these theories. The second AS unit is entitled Topics in socialisation, culture and identity, where one topic will be studied in more depth.

A2 Level:

Two more units are studied. The units area:

Power and control  

Exploring social inequality and difference.

Entry requirements

Students require a minimum of 5 A*-C grades at GCSE, including a B grade or above in English and Mathematics.


This is a modular course, however the AS will be taken as a terminal examination at the end of the first year and A2 at the end of the second. All four of the AS and A2 modules are given equal weighting.

Future opportunities

It is an asset to careers in health/welfare, medicine, law, teaching, the police and the media.

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Chobham Academy directly.

Last updated date: 30 April 2015

Key information

  • Start date: Next September
  • Duration: 1 - 2 Years