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GCSE Sociology Level 2 | GCSE (9-1) in Sociology

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Summary

Sociology is a social science. It attempts to understand the world around us and our place within it by looking at society as a whole and theorising about people’s collective behaviour. It examines social structures, practices and relationships to make sense of the world. Sociology is split into a number of competing perspectives and much of sociological inquiry is about utilising theories and arguments to understand particular issues. Key themes in sociology include: inequality, power, social action, community, social divisions, culture and identity.

In this course you will study:

  • Families and households
  • Education
  • Methods
  • Crime and Deviance
  • Theory
  • How will I know how I am doing?

    There will be two written exams at the end of the year. Each exam is 1 hour and 45 minutes.

    What do I need to join?

    To enrol on the GCSE+ programme, applicants are expected to have a minimum grade profile of 2/3 in all subjects. Applicants will need to bring a marked piece of work to the interview. Entry tests in maths and English (and science if applying to a science subject) are required. The tests are usually held during the taster day.

    How will I learn?

    This GCSE course is based at our Filton campus, located in South Gloucestershire which is easily accessible from the city of Bristol by train (Bristol Parkway / Bristol Abbey Wood) and bus.

    Work Experience

    You will be required to do a minimum of 36 hours of work experience. This is typically done in a week during term time. The aim of work experience is to provide learners with life experience in writing an exciting CV, to help them discover what full-time employment is like and to help them begin to think of potential career paths.

    What can I do next?

    Students who study GCSE Sociology typically go on to study this at A Level. Sociology requires similar abilities to that of English Language and Psychology, for that reason students go on to study subject combinations such as these at A Levels. Sociology teaches you how and why society works, it is useful in learning how to manage human interaction and teaches you many interpersonal concepts.

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    course information last updated: Tuesday 25th January 2022 @ 8.30am (5 hours ago)

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    AvailabilityOur Full-Time Further Education courses commence in September each year. If you can't find what you're looking for or require further assistance, please contact our Admission team 01453 761165 or email [email protected]

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