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Sociology

A Level Sociology is for students who are interested in social life and current affairs. It is particularly useful for those who wish to pursue a career working with people. The course runs over two years and involves studying four subject modules. At AS Level you will be studying families and households and education. At A2 Level you will be studying beliefs in society and crime and deviance. Assessment for A Level Sociology is through four examinations. The lessons are delivered using a variety of teaching methods including discussion, debate and a group research task.

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“I joined the College to study GCSEs, including Chemistry, English and Maths. I wanted to work in veterinary science, so I then progressed to a range of science-based A Levels, and after gaining A grades in all subjects, I was able to continue onto a Veterinary Science degree at Cambridge University. I can now look forward to a career in something I’m passionate about, and I can’t wait to get started.”James Hawkesby

Paignton Campus – Vantage Point

This course is available at our Vantage Point Campus. 

Our inspirational Paignton Campus provides the very best learning environment, featuring state-of-the-art equipment and facilities.

South Devon College,
Long Road,
Paignton,
TQ4 7EJ

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