What you’ll learn:
Sociology is the scientific study of the relationship between the individual and society.
You will be encouraged to develop your own sociological awareness through active engagement with the contemporary social world. Topics covered are; Families and Households, Education, Beliefs, Crime and Deviance.
How you’ll be assessed:
Informal assessment will be on going throughout the course, using homework, timed essays and pre-public exams.
There is no coursework.
Formal assessment will be at the end of the two year course and will consist of three two hour exams.
It does not specifically prepare students for a particular career but the units involved are especially useful for careers within the police, social services, childcare, education, healthcare, the law and research.