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  

Assessment 

100% Exam 

Where Next 

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. 

More Information 

For more information about this course please see the specification below or contact the Sixth Form team.