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Sociology at Haven High Academy

Course description

AS Level

Unit 1 - Culture and Identity; Families and Households; Wealth, Poverty and Welfare

Unit 2 - Education with Research Methods; Health with Research Methods A2 Level

Unit 3 - Beliefs in Society; Global Development; Mass Media; Power and Politics

Unit 4 - Crime and Deviance with Theory and Methods; Stratification and Differentiation with Theory and Methods

This course encourages candidates to:

Acquire knowledge and a critical understanding of contemporary social processes and social changes Appreciate the significance of theoretical and conceptual issues in sociological debate Understand and evaluate sociological methodology and a range of research methods through active involvement in the research process Develop skills that enable individuals to focus on their personal identity, roles and responsibilities within society Develop a lifelong interest in social issues

Entry requirements

A Minimum of 5 GSCE’s A*-C including English and Maths or equivalent. Candidates must gain a B in English.

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Haven High Academy directly.

Last updated date: 28 May 2014

Key information

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