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Sociology A level at Wollaston School

Course description

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.

Course content

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

Assessment

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.

Future opportunities

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.

Last updated date: 05 September 2016
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