A Level in Sociology offers students a challenging and stimulating course that is widely recognised and highly respected by universities as well as employers.  The course covers a wide range of issues, ranging from youth culture to the exploration of inequalities in society.  It is a subject which endeavours to explain social change in the past, present and future. 


Course Content

Four components will be studied over the two year A Level Course.

Component 1 – Education

Component 2 – Families and Households

Component 3 – Crime and Deviance

Component 4 – The Media

Exam Code: AQA 7192

Where does the course lead?

Sociology can be of direct relevance and benefit to a whole host of careers, including journalism, policing, social work, local government, teaching, advertising or business.  Those who study Sociology at university have a higher rate of employment than many other subjects.

Entry Requirements:

Level 5 at GCSE English and Level 5 in either Religious Education, History or Geography.

Course Contact:

Mrs I Farrow