AQA A-Level Sociology is taught within the two-year and one year programmes.
Sociology is taught in small groups to allow students an opportunity to develop and debate their understanding through class discussion. Each topic is explored through an analysis of sociological theory with practical case studies or examples. These allow students to apply theory and to test its appropriateness in assessing real-life situations. Emphasis is placed on both short answers and more extended writing to develop the students’ ability to meet the examination criteria.