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A Level: Sociology at Saint Paul's Catholic School

Course description

What is Sociology? Sociology is the study of people in society. It is an academic subject in which sociologists explore many aspects of social life using a wide variety of theories and research methods. Sociology is the way of trying to understand society and improve aspects of social life. Why study Sociology? Sociology has always been interested in the changes that have led to the creation of the modern world and covers a wide range of topics such as education, crime and deviance, religion and families and households. It is a fascinating subject in which the aim of research is to describe social context, and comprehend the world in order to change it.

Future opportunities

You could take this course to complement other advanced level courses or to prepare for the A2 in Sociology, which could lead you onto higher education in one or more of the Social Sciences or more general higher education courses. With further training, you could go into a job related to Sociology. The qualification will also help you develop general skills, understanding and knowledge that many employers across lots of industries are looking.

How to apply

You can apply for this course through UCAS Progress. Add this course to your favourites so you can start making an application.

Last updated date: 02 October 2017
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Key information

  • Start date: Next September
  • Duration: 1-2 years