Sociology

Head of Department: Mrs C Owen: cowen@kingalfred.somerset.sch.uk

 

An Introduction to A level Sociology:

The course consists of 3 units taught over 2 years:  

 

Year 1:

Unit 1:  Socialisation, culture and identity:

- 2 sections:

  • Introducing socialisation, culture and identity
  • Youth Subcultures

 

Unit 2:  Researching and understanding social inequalities

- 2 sections:

  • Research methods and researching social inequalities
  • Understanding social inequalities

 

Year 2:

Unit 3:  Debates in contemporary society

- 2 sections:          

  • Globalisation and the digital social world
  • Education   

 

 

 

AS Level:

Everyone will take the AS level exam in May of year 12.

This will examine component 01 & 02 only.

 

Subject codes:

  • A level H580
  • AS level H181

 

Other Information:

The examination board for this subject is: OCR

More information about the course is available from the OCR website by clicking here:

 

Social Media:

It is a good idea to keep up to date with what is going on in contemporary society – one way to do this is by following us on Twitter @sociologysquad