Sociology A Level Course Content

Year Term 1Term 2Term 3
Year 12- Consensus, conflict and individual perspectives in Sociology
- Introduction to Families and Households
- Social Policy and the family
- Marriage, Divorce and childhood
- The education system.
- The achievement of social groups according to class, gender and ethnicity
- Research methods in Sociology
- Postmodern perspectives in Sociology
Year 13- The media
- The New Media
- Globalisation and the media
- Control of the media
- The effects of the media
- Crime and Deviance
- Definitions and functions of crime.
- Labelling and crime
- The criminal justice system
- Research methods in Sociology
- Topic recap and revision