A2 Sociology Centres: City Academy Saltley: Length: 1 Year. Attendance: 6 hours per week. Start date: September. Times: Daytime. Qualification: AQA A2 Sociology. Entry Requirements: You should already have AS Sociology at Grade D or above, plus 4 GCSE's in academic subjects including English at Grade C or above. You will have to sit a diagnostic assessment to see whether this level of study is.
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You should already have AS Sociology at Grade D or above, plus 4 GCSE's in academic subjects including English at Grade C or above. You will have to sit a diagnostic assessment to see whether this level of study is suitable for you. Mature students may not need the same academic qualifications but will have to sit the diagnostic assessment.
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City Academy Saltley :
6 hours per week
AQA A2 Sociology
The course includes the following units; Sociology of Religion, Power and Politics or World Sociology. There is also a Synoptic module that involves studying Crime and Deviance or Stratification. Other topics include Theory and Methods.
You will be assessed both informally through regular assignments, tests and mock examinations, and formally by either three written terminal examinations or two examinations and one piece of coursework. You will need to achieve good grades in informal assessments, you must be well motivated and your attendance and punctuality must also be good.
Following success at A2 Level, students can make the next step either into higher education or employment.
What's the next step?
If you are sure this is the right course for you, you can either:
- Complete an application form and return it to the Admissions Offices at either Handsworth Campus or Fordrough Campus
- Come along to one of our main enrolment sessions