A minimum of four grade 5s at GCSE including either English Language, History or Religious Studies.
What will I study?
Yourself, the people you know, the society you live in and other attitudes and societies.
• Families and Households - What do we mean by ‘the family’? How have families and relationships within them changed?
• Education – E.g. why do girls now outperform boys at all levels of education?
• Beliefs in Society – What are religions for, and what impact do they have?
• Crime and Deviance – What is the difference between crime and deviance, and this just a matter of opinion?
• Research Methods – How can we study society and collect data?
• Sociological Theory and Methods
• Methods in Context - Exploring the way a research method is applied to areas of research such as Education and Crime
Good course combinationsThis course combines well with English, History, Law, Politics, Religious Studies, Media Studies, Film Studies and Psychology.
AssessmentAll assessment in this course is via examination.
What could it lead to?Sociology is highly regarded in a number of areas including nursing, law, policing, teaching, social work and journalism. Past students have gone on to study sociology, criminology, social policy and planning and anthropology.
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