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Sociology AS/A2 at Tewkesbury School

Course description

Sociology is the study of how society is organised and how we experience life. Sociology deals with global questions like ‘What is culture?’

During the course you will study youth culture, family life and what makes up our identity. Dimensions of identity including social class, ethnicity, gender and age will be discussed and evaluated.

Sociology is a useful subject for a wide range of professional jobs. It is increasingly noticeable that barristers, solicitors, journalists, teachers, politicians, police offices and many business people have a background in sociology.

There is no requirement to have studied this subject at GCSE level to be accepted onto the course.

Entry requirements

B in GCSE Sociology or B in a Humanities subject; B in GCSE English.

How to apply

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

Last updated date: 07 April 2015
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Key information

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