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AS & A Level Sociology at Cleeve Park School

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AS: Our AS Level Sociology specification provides students with the opportunity to gain a deeper understanding of the world around them and reflect on social issues that are often relevant to their own social experiences. Through the specifications, students can acquire knowledge and develop key desirable skills, including the ability to analyse and formulate clear, logical arguments with scope for extensive evaluation from a range of theoretical perspectives.

INTRODUCING SOCIALISATION, CULTURE AND IDENTITY

• What is culture?

• What is socialisation?

• What is identity?

• Youth subcultures

RESEARCH METHODS AND RESEARCHING SOCIAL INEQUALITIES

• What is the relationship between theory and methods?

• What are the main stages of the research process?

• Which methods are used in sociological research?

• What are the main trends in social inequality and difference?

• How can trends in social inequality and difference be explained?

A2: Our A Level Sociology specification provides students with the opportunity to gain a deeper understanding of the world around them and reflect on social issues that are often relevant to their own social experiences. Through the specifications, students can acquire knowledge and develop key desirable skills, including the ability to analyse and formulate clear, logical arguments with scope for extensive evaluation from a range of theoretical perspectives.

Debates in contemporary society

GLOBALISATION AND THE DIGITAL SOCIAL WORLD

  • What is the relationship between globalisation and digital forms of communication?
  • What is the impact of digital forms of communication in a global context?
  • Education

Entry requirements

Grade C or above in English GCSE

Assessment

Year 12 (AS) - 2 exams

Year 13 (A2) - 3 exams

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Cleeve Park School directly.

Last updated date: 18 November 2015
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