Why this course?

Studying Sociology will help you to understand and think critically about the social worlds we live in. It will be a chance to develop your practical and analytical skills in research methodology, and this training will support you with your studies and your future career.

Course Content

  • Education
  • Theory and Methods
  • Families and Households
  • Media
  • Crime and Deviance with Theory and Methods

How will I be assessed?

Paper 1
Education in Theory and Methods – 2hr (33.33%)

Paper 2
Topics in Sociology – 2hr (33.33%)

Paper 3
Crime and Deviance with Theory and Methods – 2hr (33.33%)

Student Profile

Students who study this course will be open-minded, critical thinkers who are not afraid to explore the more controversial topics in our society. Many young people may choose to study Sociology as a stepping stone in tackling important issues in the community such as gender and race inequality.

Complimentary Subjects

  • Psychology
  • History
  • Law

What could I do next?

In most universities, Sociology is a 3-year full time course where you can also undertake extra electives to enhance your knowledge and understanding of the world.

A degree in Sociology can help you progress towards careers such as social services, education,  child welfare, international communications and the charity sector.