Sociology A-Level Part 1

The course consists of the following units:

  1. The Sociology of Education and Schools (School Relationships and Processes, School Sub-cultures)
  2. Educational Achievement (Class, Gender and Ethnicity and Educational Achievement, Educational Policies)
  3. Sociological Research Methods (Theory, methods, research, data sources, quantitative and qualitative data)
  4. The Sociology of Families and Households (Politics, social policy, changing families)
  5. Childhood Gender and Demographic Change (Gender roles and power, demographic change and the family)

Entry Requirements: Level 2 English and Maths

Assignments: Six written assignments. These do not contribute toward the final grade.

Exams: Two, each are 1 hour 30 minutes, and contribute 50% of the overall grade. (Funding not included – you will need to re-apply to PET for the exam fees).

Prison Support Requirements: Support completion and submission of assignments. Organize and facilitate exams.

Tutor Support: Yes

What’s Next?  Sociology A-Level Part 2

Find Out More: From NEC here

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