A level course in Sociology focuses on helping the students to learn the effects of society on the life of an individual and also enables them to express in a coherent manner. It provides individuals the opportunities to critically analyze the scientific information and its contemporary relevance.
The online course is designed to inculcate the students with the fundamental concepts of the structure of the society and how social beliefs influence the day to day activities of the humans.
The development of critical understanding of society is known as sociology. This understanding enables students to highlight and explain various problems of the society, which includes crime, ill health and poverty.
Online course provides the students with new information and studies and their association with the mankind and the activities. This courseware is designed to inculcate analytical power and negate the negative impact on the society. The online course does not only provide guidance with the understanding of the terms but also provide appropriate application in the practical life.
This unique eLearning course can be availed by Individuals of all ages, who belong to different backgrounds in terms of general education and learning,
This course encompasses a study of 6 modules, which are discussed in 2 units. For easy understanding of the modules, these further divided into several distinct topics.
Furthermore, for measuring the efficacy of this eLearning project, each module has been arranged in a streamlined manner and is concluded with a test that is designed on the topics covered in the syllabus.
Based on the assessment completion and evaluation, the understanding level of the student is assessed. To determine the progress of the students, there are 3 tutor-marked assignments for every unit. The foremost assessment for the candidates is the introductory assignment, wherein they send a brief introduction about themselves.
Basic English reading and writing skills, as full tutor support is given.
Learning documentation, Online Resources and Tutor support for 2 years.
Course Study Format
Course will be delivered online.
The biggest advantage of studying with us is that using your unique student account, you can immediately access the course materials online and submit all the question papers to the tutor online. On submission of question papers, you will immediately, receives the email containing the results and feedback.
Study hour is dependent upon the dedication and grasp towards the learning concepts mentioned in the course material. Furthermore, at the end of each lesson there is a question paper that needs to be completed and returned to the tutor.
Approximately 300 hours.
The course is examined in below components:
Unit 1 : SCLY1 Culture and Identity; Families and Households; Wealth, Poverty and Welfare
40% of AS, 20% of A Level Written paper
Length: 1 hour 60 marks
Candidates choose one topic from the three available and answer one question. Each question consists of five parts.
Available January and June
Unit 2 : SCLY2 Education; Health; Sociological Methods
60% of AS, 30% of A Level Written paper
Length: 2 hours 90 marks
Candidates choose one topic (Education or Health) and answer one question on the chosen topic, one question on sociological research methods in context and one question on research methods Available January and June
Unit 3: SCLY3 Mass Media
20% of A Level Written paper
Length: 1 hour 30 minutes 60 marks Candidates choose one topic from four and answer one compulsory question and one question from a choice of two.
Available January and June
Unit 4: SCLY4 Power and Politics
30% of A Level Written paper
Length: 2 hours 90 marks.
Candidates choose one topic from the three available and answer one question on the chosen topic, one question on sociological research methods in context and one question on theory and methods Available January and June
Exams would need to be carried out at an approved examination centre. Please contact us for assistance.
Exam vouchers supplied with our courses must be used within the duration of your course. Exam Vouchers become invalid once the course has expired.
Topic 1 Introduction to Sociology
Initial assignment. Introduction to Tutor
Topic 2 Culture and Identity
Topic 3 Families and households
Topic 4 Wealth poverty and welfare
Topic 5 Education
Topic 6 Health
Topic 7 Sociological methods
Topic 8 Preparing for the AS exam.
Topic 9 Theory and Methods
Topic 10 Global Development
Topic 11 Mass Media
Topic 12 Power and politics
Topic 13 Crime and Deviance
Topic 14 Stratification and Differentiation
Topic 15 Global Development
Topic 16 Preparing for the A2 exam
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Qualification NVQ Level 3
Fully recognised UK Qualification. On completion of this course you will be awarded with a Diploma, which is an NVQ Level 3 qualification. It will be awarded by a UK accredited body.
Upon completion of the course, you can download the completion certificate as well as any other qualifications you have been awarded.
A Level in Sociology
Course Completion Certificate
*Please note, unless stated otherwise or included in package, our online courses only offer course completion certificates ( £10 fee) and in all cases official testing (at a charge made by testing centre) is required to gain officially certified recognised qualifications.
On completion of this course you will earn an A Level in Sociology.
Both AS and A2 level courses and examinations must be successfully completed to gain a full A level.
Specification: AQA (Full A Level) 2190, AQA (AS) 1191 and AQA (A2) 2191
Please note that the registration to the On Campus student community and licence to print the study materials is included in the course fee. The licence is only for you print, therefore you have to ensure proper availability of cartridge and papers to print the full course materials, if required.
You need to have either of the following packages to access the On Campus area:
• Windows: Windows 98, 2000, XP, Vista, Windows 7 – Acrobat Reader 4.0 and above
• Macintosh: Mac OS X, Mac OS 9.2 – Acrobat Reader 4.0 and above
In the student ‘On Campus’ you can also be a take part of the student chat room and forums, as part of our online student community.
Once enrolled to the online programme, the username and password to access the On Campus area will be sent within 5 working days.
Students are required to arrange and pay for their examinations and manage the course work element, if the subject requires. Students must check the relevant examination board website for further information and final examination sitting dates for the specification.
You can also contact your tutor if you feel you need more practice in any of the areas covered in this course