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Sociology A2 level at North Liverpool Academy

Course description

Studying Sociology offers insights into social and cultural issues. It helps you develop a multi-perspective and critical approach to understanding issues around culture, identity, religion, crime, childhood and social power.

Course content

AS level

  • Unit 1 – Education and Sociological Methods
  • Unit 2 – Families and Households

A2 level

  • Unit 3- Beliefs in society
  • Unit 4- Crime and deviance and theory and methods


Entry requirements

Grade C or above in Maths and English.



This subject is entirely exam based. The AS-Level consists of two exams (60 marks each) and the full A-Level consists of three exams (80 marks each).


Future opportunities

Sociology is a great choice of subject for people who want to continue on to university or a career in social work or nursing. Sociology is also useful in a number of other careers like marketing, advertising, P.R., journalism, law, teaching, community work or probation as you will build up a set of transferable skills which can be used across a variety of different fields.

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact North Liverpool Academy directly.

Last updated date: 13 September 2016

Key information

  • Start date: Next September
  • Duration: 2 years