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Sociology at Didcot Sixth Form College

Course description

AS Unit 1 Culture and Identity.

Unit 2 Education and Sociological Methods.

A2 Unit 3 Mass Media.

Unit 4 Crime and Deviance with Theory and Methods.Students look at the formation of British culture and how collective and individual identifies are created by society such as social class, gender, ethnicity and sexuality. They will examine the role and function of the education system and experience, and the research methods Sociologists use tostudy it.

At A2 level students will be investigating the impact and significance of the mass media on society and individual groups. Unit 4 concentrates on researching and applying different sociological theories about various types, and the effects of crime and deviant acts in society.

Entry requirements

If you achieve at least 5 C grades or above or the equivalent youcould consider Advanced Level courses.However, for the majority of Level 3 subjects B grades at GCSEare required. Specific grade requrements for subjects are available from staff and will be discussed at interview .

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Didcot Sixth Form College directly.

Last updated date: 20 May 2014

Key information

  • Start date: Next September
  • Duration: 2 years