Sociology A-Level Sociology
Exam Board AQA Specification Numbers 7192
Teacher Responsible Mr S Julian
Introduction Sociology is the study of the development, structure, and functioning of human society. Students of sociology investigate the social causes and consequences of a number of factors in human life.
Such factors can include the structure and nature of relationships in the family to the representations of gender and sexuality in the media.
Aims of the Course The course aims to provide students with a broad understanding of the world around them.
Students are encouraged to look at society from a variety of different viewpoints, with a specific focus on the areas of the family, education, the media and crime.
How You Are Assessed The course is 100% examination.
There are 3 papers, each is 2 hours long.
Paper One Education with Theory and Methods
Paper Two Family and Media
Paper Three Crime & Deviance with Theory & Methods
Links to Future Careers Sociology is well-suited to careers in: • Teaching • Lecturing
• Social work • Social policy • Banking • The media • Criminal justice system
Entry Requirement Grade 4 in either English Language or English Literature
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