Sociology A Level

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If you are interested in questioning assumptions of the world and investigating social concepts then the Home Educated Sociology A level is perfect for furthering you knowledge.

This course will prepare you thoroughly for the examinations with activities and self assessment tests. Each lesson reflects an individual section of the syllabus and details how it fits into the broader world of Sociology.

As you progress through the tutor-marked assignments your Tutor will give you invaluable feedback and insights into Sociology.


AS Level (7191)

Module One: Culture, Families and Wealth

Module Two: Education, Health and Sociological Methods

Part 2: Additional Topics for A level (7192)

Module Three: Beliefs in Society

Module Four: Other Optional Topics (Global Development, The Media, Stratification and Differentiation)

Module Five: Crime and Deviance

Module Six: Sociological Methods and Theories


This AS specification is examined for the first time in June 2016 and the ‘A’ level specification is examined for the first time in June 2017. No end date has yet been set.

You are no longer able to carry over your AS exams and count them towards a full A level. An AS level is a stand alone qualification.  All the exams for the A level must be taken in the same Summer sitting.

There are two 90 minute exams for the AS level.

There are three 2 hour exams for the full A level. There is no coursework.


Sociology A Level and Home Education FAQs

The Sociology Course has been specifically written to prepare candidates for the AQA examination boards Sociology A level Qualification. The syllabus numbers are:

AS- 7191

A2- 7192

When you start your course with us you will agree an examination date or dates with your Student Adviser.  Your support period is then up to this examination date.

Normally speaking we would expect students to have a minimum of 4 good GCSEs in order to start the Sociology A level course.  This does not have to include Sociology  GCSE.

If you feel you have other qualifications  or experience which would enable you to start the course, please call one of our student advisers on 0800 0111 024 and we can discuss your suitability for the course.

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