Accessibility links

Sociology AS Level at Saffron Walden County High School

Course description

Sociology focuses on the relationship between individuals and the society in
which they live. It encourages an investigation and understanding of cultural and
identity issues found within modern society. In addition, it includes a study of
research findings and evaluation of sociological research methods.

Course content

Year 12
Families and Households:
Focuses on family structure, government policy, the nature of
childhood and demographic changes and their impact on the family.

Areas include the role and purpose of education, reasons for differential
achievement, the significance of educational policy changes and an understanding of
research methods.

Entry requirements

GCSE 5 in English or Humanities subject


100% exam. No coursework

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Saffron Walden County High School directly.

Last updated date: 19 October 2017

Key information

  • Start date: Next September
  • Duration: 1 year