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Sociology at Teddington School

Course description

Sociology is the study of society and the communities which make up our world. Why do certain groups of people behave in a certain way, how does this impact their lives and who ultimately benefits? Sociology helps students understand society's structures, processes and issues. Students study key concepts such as power, gender, ethnicity and culture, as well as mass media, education, crime, deviance and religion.


Course content

Year 1 - AS Level Sociology (Year 12)

Unit 1 - SCLY1

  • Families and Households

Unit 2 - SCLY2

  • Education with Research Methods

Year 2 - A Level Sociology (Year 13)

Unit 3 - SCLY3

  • Beliefs in Society

Unit 4 - SCLY4

  • Crime and Deviance with Theory and Methods

Entry requirements

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Future opportunities

Progression Routes

Sociology is a subject that is widely recognised and highly respected by universities, especially for entry onto courses such as English, History, Psychology, Law, Politics and Medicine (with appropriate sciences). The subject is also respected by employers in a wide range of careers which involve dealing with the general public and youth work, such as Teaching, Police, Social Work and Youth Work. Sociology is particularly relevant for those working in market research and social science research. Moreover, it can lead to careers in Advertising, Journalism, Business and Law.

How to apply

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Last updated date: 23 November 2017
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Key information

  • Start date: Next September
  • Duration: Two Years


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