Find out more about the courses and levels offered at City and Islington College
On A Level Sociology, you will explore different sociological perspectives on the core themes of socialisation, social inequality, culture, identity, power and control. The course looks at how social class, gender and ethnicity affect life chances and the nature of the relationship between the individual and society. You will also study sociological research methods to gain an understanding of how sociologists conduct research into society.
Topics covered can include:
You will need:
If you wish to study 4 A Levels, you will need 7 GCSEs at grade 7 or above, including two at grade 8.
All applicants must have an interview to confirm that A Levels are suitable for them.
Assessment is by classwork, key assignments and three final exams at the end of the two year course.
If you will be aged 16, 17 or 18 on 31 August in the year you begin your course, and have been resident in the UK/EU/EEA for the past 3 years, it will be free. Some courses will have other costs associated, such as for materials and trips. Many of our students are eligible for financial support when studying at college – please click here for more information.