Sociology A-Level

During our Sociology A-Level, you will explore the social landscape of the modern world. You will explore the concept of culture and how gender, ethnicity, and religion may or may not affect your opportunities. You will learn about social structures and identities, developing the knowledge to challenge the label that other individuals, groups or organisations may have given you.


Hastings (Station Plaza)


Level 3

Course Type

16 +


A Level


Options Course Code Starts Ends
apply 01144y1 09/09/24 26/06/26

What will I study?

During the course you will explore the concepts of culture and socialisation and how gender, ethnicity and religion may or may not affect what opportunities you have in life. You will understand how social structures and identities work, and will develop the skills and evidence you need to challenge the label that other individuals, groups or organisations may have given you.

You will be introduced to the theories, methods and methodologies necessary to analyse the following topics:

  • Culture and socialisation
  • Methods and methodology
  • Youth culture and subculture
  • Crime, deviance, victimisation
  • Social stratification
  • Measurement of inequality

What previous qualifications or experience do I need?

A GCSE grade 5 in English Language.

How will I be assessed?

Your progress will be regularly assessed by tests and coursework, with regular feedback and guidance being offered for constant improvement.

What can I do after completing this course?

A-Level Sociology is well regarded by universities and may allow you to study it further at some of the top universities in the country.

There could be a number of career opportunities available to you after completing the course in areas such as Journalism, Teaching, Politics, Market research, or Trend analysis.

Are there any extra costs?

There may be some additional costs during the course for trips and visits to further your learning.