Sociology A-Level at Sowerby Bridge High School
Unit 1 covers the concepts of power and control.
1. British society through the study of explanations for crime and deviance. We look at different ways in which groups such as the police, the state and the XXX media construct crime and deviance and we investigate the various power dynamics which influence the way individuals interpret crime.
Unit 2 covers social inequality and difference in the UK in terms of gender, ethnicity, age and class. We also investigate how sociologists measure social inequalities.
A minimum of 5 GCSE passes A*-C or equivalent in 3 or more subject areas (including a minimum B grade in English).
You could take this course with other advanced level courses to prepare for higher education in one or more of the Social Sciences such as Sociology, Development Studies, Anthropology or more general higher education courses.With further training, you could go into a job related to Sociology and people such as a Social Worker, Teacher, Social Researcher or a more general position working within the Social Services.The course will also help you develop the skills, understanding and knowledge that many employers across lots of industries are looking for, especially in the health and social care sectors.
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How to apply
If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Sowerby Bridge High School directly.