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Sociology A level at Howard of Effingham School

Course description

Unit 1: Education with Theory and Methods

Research Methods, education and application of sociological research methods to the study of education

Unit 2: Topics in Sociology

Families in households, beliefs in society (tbc)

Unit 3: Crime and Deviance with Theory and Methods

Crime, social distribution of crime, globalisation of crime and control of crime, research methods and the application of sociological theory

Entry requirements

GCSE grade 6 in English and grade B in History or Religious Studies.


Three written papers (each paper is 33.3% of the total A Level).

Future opportunities

Sociology can lead to careers with GCHQ, the Civil Service, Social Services and Teaching.

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Howard of Effingham School directly.

Last updated date: 06 September 2016
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Key information

  • Start date: Next September
  • Duration: 2 years


  • More information
    • Howard of Effingham School is the lead school for The Howard Partnership, a Surrey based Academy chain, originally formed from a federation of schools in 2007 and more recently converting to a Multi Academy Trust.