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A Level Sociology at Regent High School

Course description

CHOOSE THIS COURSE IF…

- you enjoy vibrant discussion and debating opinion

- you have an interest in culture and identity and the different power structures in society

- you want to know more about the class system and how it links to capitalist societies such as the UK

Course content

In Year 12 topics of study include Education, Methods in Context , Research Methods and Families and Households. In Year 13, study is extended with an in-depth look at Crime and Deviance, Beliefs in Society and more Research Methods. You will develop skills that enable you to focus on your personal identity, roles and responsibilities within society

Entry requirements

At least 5 A*-C grades at GCSE including English and Maths with at least a grade B in English Language

Assessment

100% examination: A Level is a two year linear course (three exams); AS is a separate linear qualification which can be taken at the end of Year 12 (two exams).

Future opportunities

HIGHER STUDY

- university degrees in Sociology , Criminology and many more

-students also go on to study Psychology, Accounting, Law, Child Development, Education amongst others

POSSIBLE CAREER OPTIONS

- Careers Adviser

- Criminologist

- Solicitor

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Regent High School directly.

Last updated date: 24 April 2015

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