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Sociology focuses on the relationship between individuals and the society in which they live. It encourages an investigation and understanding of cultural identity issues found within modern society.  In addition, it incudes a study of research findings and evaluation of sociological research methods.

At a glance: Sociology A Level

Specific Entry Requirement: Grade 6 in English Language

Teacher to contact: Mrs Maria Betts-Davies

Is this the course for you? Are you interested in:  People? Social Issues? Current Affairs? Diversity and difference? Understanding Society? Social Change?

Progression: Possible career paths in personnel, teaching, marketing, social work, local and central government, law, police service and the media.

Teaching Method: A wide variety of teaching methods are used including seminars , tutorial, small scale research projects, ICT work and visits.

Exam Board: AQA