A Level – AQA
You will be introduced to the key concepts and core themes surrounding sociology. The
course aims to encourage your development and participation by engaging in contemporary issues, raising your sociological awareness and understanding.
The central focus of study is UK society today. You will conduct research and explore
sociological theories, perspectives and methods surrounding the core themes of socialism, culture and identity, power and stratification and social differentiation.
The course components are:
Education with Theory and Methods
Topics in Sociology (Families and Households / Stratification and Differentiation)
Crime and Deviance with Theory and Methods
A Level Sociology provides the opportunity to develop strong written and oral skills, as well as the capacity to think logically, creatively and coherently. This is useful in many career areas.
For more information about this course please see the specification below or contact the Sixth Form team.