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Sociology AS/A level at Hatch End High School

Course description

Sociology makes sense of human existence and human behaviour, focusing on the relationship of the individual to society. You will learn to challenge widely held assumptions about human behaviour and the cultural values which produce this behaviour. You will learn to interpret data and to analyse issues, as well as developing research skills.

Course content

AS units covered will include ‘Families and Households’ and ‘Education with Research Methods’. In A2, units covered will include ‘Mass Media’ and ‘Crime and Deviance with Research Methods’.

How will I be taught?

Through a variety of learning activities - including ICT based research and video observations, teacher and student led discussions, mind-mapping, written exercises and group work.

Entry requirements

6 GCSE grades A*-C/9-5 to include Maths & English Language at grade C+/5+.

Assessment

100% Exams

Future opportunities

An A level qualification and points for university application. University degree courses leading to careers in the media, teaching, the caring professions, law, politics and business.

Further information

What equipment will I need?

A textbook and writing materials.

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Hatch End High School directly.

Last updated date: 31 October 2017
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