St Mary's Catholic College, Wallasey

St Mary's Catholic College
Wallasey

A Level

A Level Sociology in more detail:

Like A/S Sociology there are integral elements:

All the following topics are brought together

Core themes

Two core themes run through all of the topics studied:

But these are not discreet topics; the themes are applied as threads running through the each major topic areas. The central focus is on UK society today, with consideration given to comparative dimensions where relevant, including the siting of UK society within its globalised context.

All the topics listed at A/S plus:

Beliefs in Society

This is not like studying RE! You will learn sociological explanations of the following content:

Crime and Deviance with Theory and Methods

Theory and Methods

You will also study the following areas:

A LEVEL Examinations: There are three exams.

PAPER 1

EDUCATION

METHODS IN CONTEXT

A LEVEL PAPER 2

Choose two topics. For each topic, answer the following three questions
We do

  1. FAMILIES AND HOUSEHOLDS and
  2. BELIEFS IN SOCIETY

A LEVEL PAPER 3

CRIME AND DEVIANCE

THEORY AND METHOD