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A Level Sociology

A Level Sociology Course

Enrolment Fee £355.00

Enrol today and pay only £295.00

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Instalment plan: £115.00 deposit, then
4 monthly payments of £60.00

UCAS points: Yes

Hours required: 360

Support: 2 years

Course format: Online


Course Information

This A' Level Sociology Course will help you make sense of the society we live in and understand the culture and identity issues which affect us all. You will learn a number of skills including the use of evidence to support your arguements, how to investigate facts, and critical thinking. It is relevant to the society you live in so you are bound to enjoy learning about topics that are relevant to everyday life; plus it opens the door to a fantastic range of interesting careers.


Calculatue UCAS points

Modules A Level

  • The role and functions of the education system
  • Differential educational achievement of social groups by social class, gender and ethnicity in contemporary society
  • Relationships and processes within schools
  • The significance of educational policies.
  • Apply sociological research methods to the study of education.
  • Quantitative and qualitative methods of research
  • The distinction between primary and secondary data, and between quantitative and qualitative data
  • The relationship between positivism, interpretivism and sociological methods
  • The theoretical, practical and ethical considerations influencing choice of topic, choice of method(s) and the conduct of research consensus, conflict, structural and social action theories
  • The concepts of modernity and post-modernity in relation to sociological theory
  • The nature of science and the extent to which Sociology can be regarded as scientific
  • The relationship between theory and methods
  • Debates about subjectivity, objectivity and value freedom
  • The relationship between Sociology and social policy.
  • Crime, deviance, social order and social control
  • The social distribution of crime and deviance by ethnicity, gender and social class, including recent patterns and trends in crime
  • Globalisation and crime in contemporary society; the media and crime; green crime; human rights and state crimes
  • Crime control, surveillance, prevention and punishment, victims, and the role of the criminal justice system and other agencies.
  • The relationship of the family to the social structure and social change
  • Changing patterns of marriage, cohabitation, separation, divorce, childbearing and the life course, including the sociology of personal life, and the diversity of contemporary family and household structures
  • Gender roles, domestic labour and power relationships within the family in contemporary society
  • The nature of childhood, and changes in the status of children in the family and society demographic trends in the United Kingdom since 1900.
  • Ideology, science and religion, including both Christian and non-Christian religious traditions
  • The relationship between social change and social stability, and religious beliefs, practices and organisations
  • Religious organisations
  • The relationship between different social groups and religious/spiritual organisations and movements, beliefs and practices
  • The significance of religion and religiosity in the contemporary world.

Modules AS Level

  • The role and functions of the education system
  • Differential educational achievement of social groups by social class, gender and ethnicity in contemporary society
  • Relationships and processes within schools
  • The significance of educational policies
  • Apply sociological research methods to the study of education
  • Quantitative and qualitative methods of research
  • Sources of data
  • The distinction between primary and secondary data
  • The relationship between positivism, interpretivism and sociological methods
  • The theoretical, practical and ethical considerations influencing choice of topic, choice of method(s) and the conduct of research
  • The relationship of the family to the social structure and social change
  • Changing patterns of marriage, cohabitation, separation, divorce, childbearing and the life course
  • Gender roles, domestic labour and power relationships within the family in contemporary society
  • The nature of childhood, and changes in the status of children in the family and society
  • Demographic trends in the United Kingdom since 1900

Previous Knowledge Required

There are no previous entry requirements for this course, however students are expected to have a reasonable standard of literacy. You have the freedom to start the course at any time and continue your studies at your own pace for a period of up to 24 months from initial registration with the full support of your Tutor.

Assessment

Students will be required to arrange and pay for their examinations/practicals at an AQA approved centre. We can provide an extensive list of these centres for you.

A Level Exams
There are three exams for the full A Level qualificaiton. The length of each exam is two hours long.

AS Level Exams
There are two exams for the AS Level qualification. The length of each exam is 1 hour 30 minutes long.

This A' Level Sociology course forms part of the linear qualifications. This means that learners will sit exams for their particular qualification at the end of the completed course in the June series.

You will not be able to carry forward your AS qualification to the A' Level qualification as they are now classed as entirely independent qualifications and you will sit either AS or A' Level exams.

Enrolment Fees

You can enrol online today by either paying in full or taking advantage of our easy payment plan. The first instalment will be due one month following enrolment.

Course

Payment Method

Initial Payment

Monthly Instalment

Total Payable

A Level Sociology

Pay in Full

£295.00

Nil

£295.00

A Level Sociology

Instalment Option

£115.00

£60.00 x 4 months

£355.00

AS Level Sociology

Pay in Full

£249.00

Nil

£249.00

Please note the easy payment plan is not available to International Students.

Awarding Organisation

AQA - The Assessment and Qualifications Alliance

The Assessment and Qualifications Alliance (AQA) is the largest of the Unitary Awarding Bodies in the UK. AQA offers a range of qualifications and services, including GCSE, GCE, GNVQ, VCE and Entry Level. AQA's primary purpose is to ensure that students’ attainments are supported by best assessment practice and that their grades are a reliable statement of their achievement.

Specification code

A' Level Sociology AQA: 7192
AS Level Sociology AQA: 7191



FAQs

Students in the past have progressed onto the following degree courses:-

  • Sociology
  • Psychology
  • English studies
  • Business studies
  • Law
  • Teaching.

Studying A' Level Sociology at University gives you all sorts of exciting career options, including:-

  • Social work
  • Human resources
  • Advertising
  • Policing
  • Marketing
  • Journalism
  • Law
  • Teaching.

Before you start your tutor will contact you to welcome you and, if you’re new to Learn Now, help you understand what study will be like. They’ll also clarify how and when they can be contacted, and how quickly they will respond to you.

Once you’ve started your tutor will mark and provide feedback on your assignments and support your progress throughout the course.


There is no coursework or practical involved with this course. Your final grade will be based on exams only. This qualification is 100% exam based.

With our A Level courses you receive support and access for up to two years. You can however complete the course much sooner if you wish to. You will need to check the exam dates for your A Level subject and the number of guided learning hours to ensure that you can achieve your goals.





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