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Sociology A Level at St Wilfrid's Church of England Academy

Course description

Sociology is the study of human behaviour. It is concerned with humans in their collective aspect and encompasses all group activities, whether economic, social, political or religious.

Sociologists study areas such as community, deviant behaviour, family, social change and specifc problems such as crime, educational failure and divorce.

You will have the opportunity for educational visits to the Crown Court, a public school and a visit from a Buddhist monk.

If you decide to study A Level Sociology, you will be joining a popular, outstanding Learning Area which believes that your high personal achievement should be our complete focus.

Course content

In the frst year, you will study the following topics:

- Education with methods in context
- Research methods
- Families and households.

In the second year, you will study:
- Education with theory and methods
- Beliefs in society
- Families and households
- Crime and deviance with theory and methods.

Entry requirements

5 GCSEs at A*-C including a C in English Language and Maths and C grades in two other GCSE written subjects e.g. English Literature, History, RE and Sociology.

Future opportunities

This is a very good course for anyone considering a career in occupations such as the police, teaching, human resource management and social work. Many of our students have gone on to study sociology and related degrees at university.

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact St Wilfrid's Church of England Academy directly.

Last updated date: 08 March 2017
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