A Level Sociology

Social Sciences

Social Sciences
Social Sciences
We are only accepting one application per candidate.

What will you be working towards?

Code 23
Qualification Type GCE A/AS Level or Equivalent
Qualification Level Level 3
Course type Full Time


Sociology provides students with the exciting opportunity to gain a deeper understanding of the world around them.

The course looks at contemporary issues and gives students the chance to develop a desirable set of key skills, including the ability to formulate clear,   logical arguments with extensive evaluation from a range of theoretical perspectives. 

Examination Board: OCR


Sociology focuses on topics that affect our society today, for example:

  • the way that culture identity is formed
  • how research is performed
  • understanding how and why our society is unequal
  • the impact of digital technology
  • what can be done about crime and deviance in society                                                                    

How will it be delivered?

A-Level – three examinations:

  • Socialisation,
  • Culture and identity (1 ½ hours).
  • Researching and understanding social inequalities (2 ¼ hours)
  • Debates in contemporary society (2 ¼ hours).


Entry requirements

Grade 4 in English Language GCSE