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Sociology A/AS level at Rosedale College

Course description

You will enjoy this course if you welcome the opportunity to think about, and discuss, the nature of society and how, as individuals, we relate to each other. How are we 'shaped' by society? You might also have opted for English Literature, History, Psychology, Law, Government and Politics, Media Studies, Health and Social Care. However, Science students might also enjoy Sociology as a social science. Opportunities for practical research will be an excellent preparation for those students who wish to do primary research as part of their Extended Project.

Course content

The course will explore and develop the following topics of interest: AS LEVEL SOCIOLOGY - Socialisation, Identity and Culture - Researching and understanding Social Inequality A LEVEL SOCIOLOGY Socialisation, Identity and Culture Researching and understanding Social Inequality Debates in Contemporary Society Research methods These topics are included in three examinations as part of the A Level course.

Entry requirements

Students must have achieved a minimum of 5 A*- C grades or the equivalent at GCSE, including a grade C in GCSE English and Mathematics.

Assessment

AS LEVEL SOCIOLOGY - Two written examinations A LEVEL SOCIOLOGY Three written examinations (examined after √ľo years study, this requires a two year commitment).

Future opportunities

A Level Sociology is accepted by universities as a valid entry requirement to degree courses, no matter what subject you wish to study at degree level. Students wishing to go into social services, health care, policing, the law, the media or teaching will find knowledge of sociology very useful and in some cases necessary as part of their professional training.

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Rosedale College directly.

Last updated date: 08 January 2018

Key information

  • Start date: Next September
  • Duration: 1 to 2 Years

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