Sociology - Prestatyn sixth
Qualification type: Level 3 GCE AS & GCE A
Sociology is the study of people and society. Sociologists look for explanations of how and why societies are structured in certain ways and how individuals and groups who make up a society interpret and respond to these structures. You will consider how society helps to shape the way you view yourself and others and examine the causes and explanations of social problems like poverty, discrimination, crime and prejudice. Topics studied include youth subcultures, the mass media, crime and deviance, social inequality.
Progression routes: Further study at degree level in Sociology, Criminology, Law, Education, Media Studies, Politics and Philosophy. This course also prepares you for a variety of careers including journalism, policing, nursing, education and local government.