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Sociology AS/A2 at Cardinal Wiseman Catholic School and Language College

Course description

Cardinal Wiseman are not accepting applications through Search and Apply. If you want to apply  please call Helen Curtis on 024 76617231 extension  253

This is an A Level

Through the study of this course you will acquire the essential knowledge and understanding of central aspects of sociological thought and methods, together with the application of a range of skills. It has also been designed to allow the integration of sociological themes, such as socialisation, culture and identity, and social differentiation, power and stratification.

You may be interested in studying Sociology for a range of reasons. Perhaps you want to understand the world around you better or be more informed when joining in conversations about contemporary society and the changes that are occurring at a rapid pace?

Studying Sociology will provide you with a sound base to discuss some of these questions in an informed and analytical way.

Course content

Year 1 Unit 1 - Families and Households

Year 1 Unit 2 - Education with Research Methods

Year 2 Unit 3 - Beliefs in Society

Year 2 Unit 4 - Crime and Deviance with Theory and Methods

 

 

Entry requirements

 

Students must have achieved a minimum of Grade B English and Maths.

They do not need previous Sociology experience to take this subject.

Assessment

Written examinations

Future opportunities

 

The specification lays an appropriate foundation for further study of Sociology and related subjects in higher education. In addition, it provides a worthwhile course for candidates of various ages and from diverse backgrounds in terms of general education and lifelong learning. Equally, material studied would be useful for candidates intending to pursue careers in the field of Social Sciences.

Further information

Cardinal Wiseman are not accepting applications through Search and Apply. If you want to apply  please call Helen Curtis on 024 76617231 extension  253

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Cardinal Wiseman Catholic School and Language College directly.

Last updated date: 10 November 2015
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Key information

  • Start date: Next September
  • Duration: 52 Weeks - 104 Weeks

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