Welcome to Sociology

Course Details 

Why choose this course?

Sociology is the study of individuals and groups and the way that they act together in society. It is an enjoyable and illuminating subject which will help you understand the complex and
rapidly changing world in which you live. By gaining such an understanding you will also develop a greater understanding of yourself, for you are shaped by the world around you.
Through Sociology you will also acquire the sort of knowledge and skills that are relevant to a wide range of careers. Indeed, studying Sociology is a preparation for life itself.

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Careers and Higher Education

Sociology is not a vocational subject in the sense of providing direct training for a particular occupation. It is however, a good qualification for those wishing to go on to Higher Education courses in Humanities and Social Sciences.
Sociology is a relevant subject for students thinking of working with people, e.g. teaching, nursing, social work, police, civil service, criminology and journalism.
A broad range of possible careers makes Sociology a good choice for those who want to keep their options open.

Qualification

A Level

Assessment

3 x exams, lasting between 1.5 hours to 2.25 hours.

Entry Requirements

Grade 5 or above in English Language

Contact Information

Mrs. D. Khakh - Assistant Head/Head of Faculty : Social Sciences
dkhakh@wombournehighschool.co.uk
Miss. C. Felton - English Learning School Leader c.felton@kinverhigh.co.uk
Miss. L. Dredge (Subject Leader) ldredge@crestwood-s.dudley.sch.uk

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