National Extension College

Sociology GCSE

National Extension College

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Typology GCSE
Methodology Distance Learning
Class hours 150h
Duration Flexible
Start Different dates available
  • GCSE
  • Distance Learning
  • 150h
  • Duration:
  • Start:
    Different dates available

Suitable for: Anyone wishing to increase their knowledge and understanding of sociology with a core qualification.

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· Requirements

No previous knowledge is required for this course.

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What you'll learn on the course


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NEC has selected a team of professional tutors to provide support and guidance to its learners and ensure you get all the help you need to succeed on your course. We use strict criteria when employing our tutors, only choosing those who can demonstrate expert knowledge in their field and who we can be sure will be able to provide the support our learners need. Most of our tutors also work or have worked as teachers and trainers, so they’re used to helping students and are familiar with the difficulties they might face.

Course programme

This distance learning course will introduce you to the study of how humans interact and the many factors which can influence the relationships we develop with each other

By looking at a range of different themes, ideas and situations, you will find out how to analyse behavioural, social and other information and how to use this learning to draw effective scientific conclusions.

Studying from home will enable you to learn at your own pace and fit your studies around other commitments. The course materials are written so that you will be fully prepared for your GCSE exams.

Topics include
  • what is Sociology?
  • research methods
  • family
  • education
  • crime and deviance
  • mass media
  • power
  • social inequality

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