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A Level Sociology at Bath Community Academy

Course description

Discover how society affects the way we behave. Are our actions governed by nature or nurture? Conduct your own social research to explore issues such as crime rates and educational achievement.

Families and Households: Learn about different family types, functions of the family and how the family has changed over time. This will be linked to ideas such as Feminism and Marxism. 
Education and research methods: Study the effects of social class, gender and ethnicity on educational achievement. Explore issues such as teacher labelling, poverty and social policies which impact upon students' educational opportunities. 
Beliefs in Society: Explore how religious beliefs and practises have changed over time and within different cultures. Making links with sociological perspectives, you will study different religious groups such as sects and cults. 
Crime and Deviance with research methods: Examine patterns of crime across different social groups. Study the effect of the media on crime and relate to sociological perspectives.

Entry requirements

Grade B in English or Sociology

Future opportunities

BA (Hons) Sociology; BA (Hons) Criminology; BA (Hons) Law; BA (Hons) English; BA(Hons) Politics and International Relations.

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Bath Community Academy directly.

Last updated date: 20 April 2015

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