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Sociology A Level (AQA) at Brigshaw High School and Language College

Course description

Sociology is a subject that you will be able to relate to.  It’s relevant to your everyday lives and you will immediately engage with the subject. Studying Sociology encourages you to develop critical and reflective thinking skills, and a respect for social diversity.

Course content

Over the course of two years you will study:

•          Education with MIC

•          Research Methods

•          Religion

•          Crime & deviance with sociological theory and methods

You will also develop skills in:

•          Critical thinking skills

•          Analysis skills

•          Debating and empathy

Entry requirements

English at grade 5. 


Sociology is now linear. All exams are to be taken in the final year of study.


There will be three exams at the end of the course

Future opportunities

Sociology is the study of people and therefore the skills and knowledge you develop within the course are relevant to a wide variety of careers:

Community/Social Work, Housing Manager, Information Scientist, Journalist

Further information

For further information please contact Mr Carter

How to apply

You can apply for this course through UCAS Progress. Add this course to your favourites so you can start making an application.

Last updated date: 17 October 2018
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