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Sociology A-Level at President Kennedy School

Course description

Sociology aims to provide students with the opportunity to develop an awareness of the society in which they live and to study, at an academic level, a range of global issues, such as, marriage, educational achievement, patterns of crime and individual’s beliefs. Distillation of knowledge and understanding skills are demonstrated through group discussions and written communication tasks.

Course content

Teaching and learning comprises of four units, as follows:

Paper 1 - Education with Methods in Context

Paper 2 – Families and Households with Research Methods

Paper 3 – Beliefs in Society

Paper 4 – Crime & Deviance with Theory and Methods

Entry requirements

Standard minimum Level 3 entry requirement including at least a Grade B in Sociology or English at GCSE


Internal       Half termly and trial examinations

External      Summer examinations

Future opportunities

Criminology, Health Professions, Journalism, Law, Police Service, Prison Service, Probation, Social Work, Teaching.

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact President Kennedy School directly.

Last updated date: 09 October 2015

Key information

  • Start date: Next September
  • Duration: 2 year
  • Course code: 6013995X