Sociology A level at Wollaston School
The course is designed to provide essential knowledge and understanding of central aspects of socio- logical thought and methods together with the application of a wide range of skills. It also allows the integration of sociological themes such as socialisation, culture and identity and social differentiation, power and class.
What themes are studied?
Unit 1 — Education with Theory and Methods
Unit 2 — Topics in Sociology (Health and Beliefs in Society)
Unit 3 — Crime and Deviance with Theory and Methods
How is it assessed? Examination Board: AQA (Specification A).
Unit 1 — 2 hour written exam. 33.3% of total A Level mark.
Unit 2 — 2 hour written exam. 33.3% of total A Level mark.
Unit 3 — 2 hour written exam. 33.3% of total A Level mark. No coursework.
Sociology is particularly relevant to careers working with people, especially social work, police, law, business, teaching, journalism, care work and criminology.
How to apply
If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Wollaston School directly.