A Level

Exam Board: A Level Sociology – AQA

Course Summary

Sociology provides you with an insight into the workings of society. It looks at the impact of social structures on individuals and the multiple interactions that take place between groups of people within society.

After studying this course, you will be able to assess social action; applying theories that focus on the recent past and present.

Entry Requirements

  • GCSEs to include a minimum Grade 4 in English
  • Minimum average GCSE score of 4.5



  • Families and Households
  • Crime and Deviance
  • Beliefs in Society
  • Education
  • Research Methods

Why choose this course?

  • Field trips
  • Topical issues covered across both years
  • Visits from prestigious academic and industry experts

Where might it lead?

Sociology has a strong reliance on thinking analytically to come to a logical conclusion, meaning a range of options are available for further study and employment. Students typically go on to work and study in Teaching, Social Work, the Police Force, Nursing, Law and Human Resources.


This course is 100% examination based.


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