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The EDUQAS GCSE examinations studies how people create organize and sustain their societies. It explores how human action both shapes and is shaped by, surrounding economic, social and cultural structures and processes.
Through the study of families, education, crime and deviance, class and sociological research methods, new perspectives of social interaction and the world we live in will be revealed to you. You will learn about critical tools and explore possibilities for creating a better world.
What will I need to succeed?
You will need an interest in the world around you and the complex nature of the human race. Analytical and communication skills will be an advantage and the ability to compare and contrast different points of view and be able to construct your own, well justified, opinion.
By studying sociology, you will develop transferable skills including how to:
- Investigate facts and make deductions
- Develop opinions and new ideas on social issues
- Analyze and better understand the social world.
|100% Exam – May/June 2020|
|Paper 1: Understanding Social Processes
|Paper 2: Understanding Social Structures
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What careers it can lead to after leaving Swanmore College
Sociology is helpful for a career in:
- Social work
- Teaching and Childcare
- Youth and community work
- Travel and tourism
- Government – local and national
Other careers where sociology is relevant… counselling, community work, nursing, medicine, physiotherapy, personnel, administration, sales marketing, occupational administration, sales marketing, occupational therapy, social research, advertising, journalism, police force, teaching, market research, opinion polling, legal work, welfare work, information management, management consultancy, statistical research, management consultancy, statistical research, public relations, tourism, prison work, civil service, policy making, town planning.
‘So sociology is extremely good for a career in business, probably better than business studies in fact.’ From an Article in the Guardian 2012