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Sociology at Moor End Academy

Course description

Why choose Sociology?

  • Students develop a wide range of knowledge and understanding about society, and how sociologists study and understand its structures, processes and issues.
  • Sociology is exciting, interesting and relevant to students' lives. This specification encourages students to take a questioning approach to evidence and issues, thus developing their critical, evaluation skills.
  • A simplified specification, with no tiering and no coursework requirements.
  • This specification has been developed to enable a smooth progression to A/S and A-Level Sociology, students will be well prepared when moving on to advanced level study.

Unit 1: Studying Society; Education; Families

  • Written Paper (1 hour 30 minutes - 90 marks/50% of overall grade) contains three compulsory topic areas: Topic 1  - Candidates answer all questions.  Topic 2: and 3 - Candidates answer six compulsory questions and one question from a choice of two.

Unit 2: Crime and Deviance; Mass Media; Power; Social Inequality

  • Written Paper (1 hour 30 minutes - 90 marks/50% of overall grade) candidates choose three topic areas from four options.  For each topic area chosen, candidates answer six compulsory questions and one question from a choice of two.

How to apply

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Last updated date: 20 May 2014
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Key information

  • Start date: Next September
  • Duration: 2 Years

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