Sociology is a discipline that makes sense of human behaviour and our own individual experiences, in terms of the networks of social forces & relationships that structure our identity. Debate, controversy and insight are guaranteed. The study of Sociology will allow you to develop your intellectual skills; it may even change your mind! You will study topics like the role of values in the formation of culture, how patterns of behaviour regulate social life and the meaning of gender identities and their impact on social behaviour.
You will need to have a minimum of five academic GCSE subjects at grade C or above. These must include English Language and maths.
Delivery and Assessment
You will be assessed through exams including one with pre-released data.
Sociology is a degree option for University and at any level it is relevant to many career options such as media, criminology, management, advertising, nursing, teaching & social work.