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Sociology at Penketh High School

Course description

AS YEAR 12The units covered are:• Families and Households – Study of Modern Family Life and its impact on society• Sociological Research Methods• Education – How the education system has developed and what impact this has had onsocietyA2 YEAR 13The units covered are:• Sociology of Beliefs – Is religion losing its place in society, the study of religion and beliefsin a modern society • Sociological Research Methods and Theory• Crime and Deviance - Has society become more criminal and deviant or is this a falseimage presented by the media?

Entry requirements

To study Sociology at AS or A2 it is not necessary to have any previous knowledge of this subject, however, a Grade B or above in GCSE English is desirable given the essay based nature ofthe exam and the research content in the syllabus.

How to apply

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

Last updated date: 17 June 2014

Key information

  • Start date: Next September
  • Duration: 2 Years