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A Level Sociology Online Course CAIE

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General Certificate of Education in Sociology CAIE

A Level Sociology Online Course CAIE

Start Date

Enrolment Fee



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2 years


56 points


A Level

Fast Track


This International A Level Sociology Course with Cambridge offers students the opportunity not only to explore the processes that are shaping current trends, but also to develop an understanding of the complexity and diversity of human societies and their continuities with the past.

The study of sociology stimulates awareness of contemporary social, cultural and political issues, and focuses on the importance of examining these issues in a rigorous, reasoned and analytical way.

What can I do with an A Level in Sociology?

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

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

Studying A’ Level Sociology will enhance your chances of being accepted into University.

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.


The Full A Level has four modules you will need to cover which are split into IAS and IA2.  The IAS Level has two modules and all of these are listed below.

Awarding Body: Cambridge

Specification Code: 9699

IAS Modules

Socialisation and the creation of social identity

  • The process of learning and socialisation
  • Social control, conformity and resistance
  • Social identity and change

Methods of research

  • Types of data, methods and research design
  • Approaches to sociological research
  • Research issues

Theories of the family and social change

  • Perspectives on the role of the family
  • Diversity and social change

Family roles and changing relationships

  • Gender equality and experiences of family life
  • Age and family life

IA2 Modules

Education and society

  • Theories about the role of education
  • Education and social mobility
  • Influences on the curriculum

Education and inequality

  • Intelligence and educational attainment
  • Social class and educational attainment
  • Ethnicity and educational attainment
  • Gender and educational attainment


Key debates, concepts and perspectives

  • Perspectives on globalisation
  • Globalisation and identity
  • Globalisation, power and politics

Contemporary issues

  • Globalisation, poverty and inequalities
  • Globalisation and migration
  • Globalisation and crime


Ownership and control of the media

  • Traditional media and the new media
  • Theories of the media and influences on media content
  • The impact of the new media

Media representation and effects

  • Media representations of class, gender, ethnicity, and age groups
  • Different models of media effects
  • The impact of the media on behaviour


Religion and social order

  • Religion and society
  • Religion and social order
  • Religion as a source of social change

The influence of religion

  • The secularisation debate
  • Gender, feminism and religion
  • Religion and post-modernity


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

A Level Exams
There are four exams for the full A Level qualification. The length of each exam is as follows:

Paper 1 – 1 hour 30 min
Paper 2 – 1 hour 30 min
Paper 3 – 1 hour 15 min
Paper 4 – 1 hour 45 min

Paper 1Paper 1Paper 1Exam Paper 4A Level Qualification

AS Level Exams
There are two exams for the AS Level qualification. The length of each exam is as follows:

Paper 1 – 1 hour 30 min
Paper 2 – 1 hour 30 min

Paper 1 Paper 1IAS Exams

For Cambridge International AS & A Level Sociology, learners can:

take Papers 1 and 2 only (for the Cambridge International AS Level qualification) or

follow a staged assessment route by taking Papers 1 and 2 (for the Cambridge International AS Level qualification) in one series, then Papers 3 and 4 (for the Cambridge International A Level qualification) in a later series or

take Papers 1, 2, 3 and 4 in the same examination series, leading to the full Cambridge International A Level.

A Level Sociology Online Course Outcome

On successful completion of all your exams for the A Level Sociology Online Course, you will be awarded one of the following qualifications:

International A Level in Sociology with CAIE | International AS Level in Sociology with CAIE

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Enrolment Fees

Our Enrolment fee for this course is noted at the top of this page where you can enrol directly onto the course.  This fee includes access to your course including tutor support for 2 years.

Our enrolment fee includes:

  • All study materials covering the full specification.
  • Full support where you can also message your tutor as many times as you need to.
  • Access to our online Library with a full range of eBooks.
  • Help completing university applications including UCAS and The Common Application.
  • Reference and predicted grade for University.
  • Assignment marking and feedback
  • Marked and graded practise examination papers
  • Eligibility for a Totum Card if you reside within the UK
  • Fast Track A Level if required and flexible learning from home 24/7.

The only other fee you will need to pay is for your exams which is due approximately six months prior and this will be paid directly to the exam centre.


You can enrol online right now by Card or PayPal (Visa, Mastercard, Maestro and American Express). Alternatively, we also accept BACS transfer or we can send you a payment link.

Your A Level course will be online.  You will access it via our online portal.  

With our courses, we have learners from all over the world enrolled.  Therefore, if we restricted your learning to certain times, not everyone would be available.  All our courses are accessible 24/7 via our online secure portal.  Any videos on your portal would be pre-recorded meaning you can work through your course at your own pace.

By opting for our International A Level, you can study the course from anywhere and exam centres are located all over the world.  With our UK A Levels (AQA), you can study them from outside of the UK, however you would need to sit the actual exams for these within the UK.

You will be provided with eBooks for this course. If you want to purchase physical books in addition, then we can provide you with the book ISBN numbers.

The Guided learning hours for A Levels are as follows:-

AS Level: 180 hours

A Level:  360 hours

These figures are for guidance only. The number of hours needed to gain the qualification may vary depending on your previous experience of the subject.

Yes you will gain UCAS points and these depend on your final grade once you have completed your exams. 

If you are referring to A Levels at college then yes!

You will sit the same exam as thousands of students across the world in an exam centre, and achieve the same qualification as everyone else.

Provided you have completed enough work on the course within a reasonable amount of time, we will be able to provide a predicted grade / reference for university. 

Please provide at least 3 months notice for this, otherwise this will incur a small fee.

We want exams to be as competitively priced for our learners as possible and therefore that is why we direct them to the examination centres rather than charge upfront fees.