GCSE SociologyGCSE • Level 2
About the course
Are you interested in understanding society and the social world around you? GCSE Sociology helps students to gain knowledge and understanding of key social structures, processes and issues through the study of families, education, crime and deviance and social stratification. Students will develop their analytical, assimilation and communication skills by comparing and contrasting perspectives on a variety of social issues, constructing reasoned arguments, making substantiated judgements and drawing reasoned conclusions. By studying sociology, students will develop transferable skills including how to: Investigate facts and make deductions Develop opinions and new ideas on social issues Analyse and better understand the social world.
Type of LearningAdult Learning
Study ModePart time evening course
You are assessed through 2 exams at the end of the course
Careers & Progression
The course allows you to get a taster into the area of social sciences which you can then pursue further through either our Level 3 Criminology course or entry onto our degree programmes in a variety of social science pathways. Studying sociology to degree level opens up a wide range of careers in areas such as welfare, education, social research, and local and central government.