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Sociology A2 at Warlingham School

Course description

Sociology The AS/A2 levels are based on developing students knowledge and understanding of sociological thought, methods of sociological enquiry and two major themes which will run throughout the course. These are: (i) socialisation, culture and identity. (ii) social differentiation, power and stratification. The course is divided into 6 modules: AS Families and Households, Education, Coursework Task: Sociological Methods, A2 Power and Politics/Religion, Coursework Task: Theory and Methods, Crime and Deviance.The assessment objectives are common to both AS and A2 Level although their weighting differs. The AS assessment unit places greater emphasis on the skills of knowledge and understanding. The A2 modules build on the knowledge, understanding and skills developed in the AS. The A2 assessment units place greater emphasis on the skills of identification, analysis, interpretation and evaluation. AS Unit 1 - 17.5%, Unit 2 - 17.5% and Unit 3 - 15%. A2 Unit 4 - 15%, Unit 5 - 15%, Unit 6 - 20%.

Entry requirements

Minimum requirement of Grade B in English Language

Future opportunities

You could take this course with other advanced level courses to prepare for higher education in one or more of the Social Sciences such as Sociology, Development Studies, Anthropology or more general higher education courses. With further training, you could go into a job related to Sociology and people such as a Social Worker, Teacher, Social Researcher or a more general position working within the Social Services. The course will also help you develop the skills, understanding and knowledge that many employers across lots of industries are looking for, especially in the health and social care sectors. You could take this course with other advanced level courses to prepare for higher education in one or more of the Social Sciences such as Sociology, Development Studies, Anthropology or more general higher education courses. With further training, you could go into a job related to Sociology and people such as a Social Worker, Teacher, Social Researcher or a more general position working within the Social Services. The course will also help you develop the skills, understanding and knowledge that many employers across lots of industries are looking for, especially in the health and social care sectors.

Further information

To find out more about this qualification, contact us, ask your Connexions Personal Adviser or school/college careers staff.

How to apply

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

Last updated date: 26 May 2015
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Key information

  • Start date: Next September
  • Duration: 1 year

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