Sociology

Minimum entry criteria

B in English Language

Board

AQA

Outline of the Course

AS- Level:

  • Unit 1 (Education with Methods in Context): Education; Methods in Context
  • Unit 2 (Research Methods and Topics in Sociology): Research Methods; Families and Households

A-Level:

  • Unit 1 (Education with Theory and Methods): Education; Methods in Context; Theory and Methods
  • Unit 2 (Topics in Sociology): Families and Households; Global Development
  • Unit 3 (Crime and Deviance with Theory and Methods): Crime and Deviance; Theory and Methods

Assessment

Unit

Type of assessment

Duration

Weighting

 

 

 

AS

A2

1

AS-Level

Examination: short answer and extended writing questions

1.5 hours

50%

 

2

AS-Level

Examination: short answer and extended writing questions

1.5 hours

50%

 

1

A-Level

Examination: short answer and extended writing questions

2 hours

 

33.3%

2

A-Level

Examination: extended writing questions

2 hours

 

33.3%

3

A-Level

Examination: short answer and extended writing questions

2 hours

 

33.3%