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Sociology is a stimulating and dynamic subject. Students study individuals within a social setting, which includes groups, organisations, cultures and societies’ and the inter-relationships between them. Students will also study social institutions such as the family, education, law, politics, the media, and religion.

A Level Sociology encourages learners to:

– acquire knowledge and a critical understanding of contemporary social processes and social changes;

– understand and evaluate sociological methodology and a range of research methods through active involvement in the research process;

– develop skills that enable individuals to focus on their personal identity, roles and responsibilities within society;

– develop a lifelong interest in social issues with reference to Wales in particular.

What Next?

Sociology is useful for a range of university courses and careers including: community work, housing management, teaching, personnel management, police force, probation service, public sector administration, social work and welfare advice work.

Entry Requirements

6 GCSEs A* – C. GCSE English Language grade C or above is recommended.

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