On A Level Sociology, you will explore different sociological perspectives on the core themes of socialisation, social inequality, culture, identity, power and control. The course looks at how social class, gender and ethnicity affect life chances and the nature of the relationship between the individual and society. You will also study sociological research methods to gain an understanding of how sociologists conduct research into society.
Topics covered can include:
You will need:
If you wish to study 4 A Levels, you will need 7 GCSEs at grade 7 or above, including two at grade 8.
All applicants must have an interview to confirm that A Levels are suitable for them.
The course is assessed by three exams at the end of the second year.
If you will be aged 16, 17 or 18 on 31 August in the year you begin your course, and have been resident in the UK/EU/EEA for the past 3 years, it will be free. Some courses will have other costs associated, such as for materials and trips. Many of our students are eligible for financial support when studying at college – please click here for more information.
A Levels are widely regarded as the standard entry qualification for top universities in the UK, and the rest of the world. Many of our students go onto study for a degree at the university of their choice, with some choosing to progress into apprenticeships or other employment.