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A Levels

A-Level Sociology

  • Course Type: A Level

What can this course lead to?

Example job roles:

  • Teaching
  • Lawyer
  • HR Manager
  • Journalist
  • Charity Manager
  • PR Manager
  • Police Officer

Studying further degrees in:

  • Sociology
  • Social policy
  • Journalism
  • Criminology
  • Social work
  • Teaching
  • Law
  • Business
  • Politics
  • Nursing

Who is it for?

Engage with theoretical debates related to the education system, family, religion and crime. Sociologists undertake research to identify social problems and attempt to influence governments to improve the social world. As part of your studies you will evaluate the effectiveness of government policies, theories and research. Studying sociology will challenge you to think deeply about society and rethink many assumptions that we take for granted.

What is covered?

You will study the following units:

  • Theory and Methods
  • Education
  • Family
  • Beliefs in Society
  • Crime

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

The standard requirement for A Levels at Stamford College is 5 GCSEs at Grade 5/C or above as a minimum for humanities subjects and 6/B in maths for all science subjects.

Each A Level subject has its own additional entry requirements, please see below:

Minimum grade 5/C or above in maths, plus grade 6/B or above in English or an essay based subject..

We will review each application on a case-by-case basis to ensure you get a place on the course most suitable for you. We offer an online interview which will explain the A Level programme and also allow for an informal chat with the tutor for each subject before an offer to study with us can be made to you.

Once enrolled one of the ways we make sure the course is right for you is through a very effective ‘6 weeks to success’ programme that operates from the first day you start your course. This includes support such as (but not limited to):

  • Allowing you to change subject and course if you change your mind or find the course is not right for you in the first 6 weeks -subject to availability
  • Moving you between A-Levels and a Level 3 Diploma if you are finding your current level too hard – subject to availability
  • One-to-one reviews with your academic tutor to ensure you are progressing and achieving well
Our course enquiries and admissions team can be contacted at should you have any further questions.

Start date: 02/09/2024

Course Code
2 Years
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