Sociology is a popular subject at AS and A2 level. The skills and knowledge you can acquire from the study of Sociology will equip you with a life-long understanding of the society in which we live. Sociology will offer you an insight into the social and cultural issues that you come across on a daily basis. It is designed to enhance your understanding of the society in which we live and to encourage you to think critically.
More than once during the course you will find yourself asking ‘Why?’ ‘Why do some people have so much and others so little?’ or ‘Why did young people feel the need to riot in 2011?’
By the end of the course you will have the knowledge to be able to explain some of the social issues that exist in society today.
Sociology is a subject which is valued by universities and employers. Students who study Sociology will develop skills such as, reasoning, evaluation and analysis, as well as a better understanding of people and the world around them. It is an ideal foundation for a career in law, police, journalism, media, research, marketing, social work and many more.