Sociology at Trinity Academy
Below you will find some information regarding the AS/ A2 Sociology course. Please note that there are some entry requirements for this course.
This fascinating A-Level looks at a range of areas including:
Families and households—the different sociological expectations of families
Health and research—including inequalities in health, including mental health and how society obtains information.
Beliefs in society—such as the civil rights movement and the Klu Klux Klan and signs and symbols
Crime and deviance—including prison reform, capital punishment and how crime can actually sometimes have a positive effect on society.
To access this course you will need five A* - C grades including English and Maths at GCSE.
Assessment is all via examination.
You will cover a wide range of topics over the two year period as outlined above. There will be a relatively high level of essay writing, and through the course you will develop your debating skills. It is therefore important to have good writing skills,
although this is something you will be supported to develop.
Through the topics covered you will also gain an insight into how societies are formed and run.
How to apply
If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Trinity Academy directly.
Last updated date: 20 May 2014