Unit 1 - Education and Sociological Methods: in this unit students will look at the role and purpose of education, differential achievement by social groups, teacher pupil relationships and the application of sociological research methods to the study of education.
Unit 2 - Families and Households: in this unit students will look at a variety of issues relating to the family, such as changing patterns of marriage, co-habitation, separation, divorce and child bearing, the nature of childhood, and changes in the status of children.
In the second year students will study Units 3 and 4.
Unit 3 - Beliefs in Society: in this unit students will focus on issues such as different theories of religion, the relationship between religion and social change, and religious organisations' cults, sects and denominations.
Unit 4 - Crime and Deviance with Theory and Methods: this units consists of studying areas such as theories of crime, crime control and prevention, the study of suicide and the connections between theory and methods and crime and deviance.
There is no coursework in this subject.
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Duration and Delivery
Sociology A Level is taught at Kingston College so is ideal for those based in South West London and Surrey.
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