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Sociology - A Level (AQA)

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Start Date: 2 September 2024
Attendance: Full Time
Location: King's Cross Centre
Suitable for: School Leavers
Duration: 2 Years
Level: Level 3
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ABOUT THE COURSE

Sociology allows you to study a spectrum of subjects which, between them, will help you make sense of the society we live in and understand the culture and identity issues which affect us all.

WHAT WILL I STUDY?

Topics covered can include:

  • Culture and identity
  • Families and households
  • Wealth, poverty & welfare
  • Education, health and sociological methods
  • Beliefs in society
  • Global development
  • Mass media and power and politics
  • Crime and deviance
  • Stratification and differentiation
  • Theory and methods

WHAT WILL I NEED?

You will need:

  • Three GCSEs at grade 5 or above, including English Language, plus two further GCSEs at grade 4 including Maths
  • A reference from your previous school/college

All applicants must have an interview to confirm that A Levels are suitable for them.

When applying for an A Level programme at Westminster Kingsway, please refer to the general entry requirements on our A Level Courses page as well as the subject-specific details listed above.

HOW WILL I BE ASSESSED?

During the 1st year, there will be 5 formal internal assessments that you will need to pass in order to progress into the 2nd year. At the end of the 2nd year, there are three public examinations.

WHAT WILL IT COST?

School Leavers


If you will be aged 16, 17 or 18 on 31st August prior to the start date of your course and you have the legal right to remain in the UK for the duration of your programme then your study with us will be free. Please see here for the documents you will need to show us.

Some courses will have other associated costs, such as for specialist materials and trips. Many of our students are eligible for financial support, see here for details.

WHAT CAN I DO AFTER?

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 on to study for a degree at the university of their choice, with some choosing to progress into apprenticeships or other employment.

WHERE STUDENTS PROGRESS TO AFTER THIS COURSE

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MEET SOME OF THE TEACHERS

Click here to see some of the teachers that teach A Levels at the college

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