GCSE Sociology (AQA – 8192)

GCSE Sociology is an inspirational subject for many home educated learners. Want to change the world, fight injustice, end inequality? Then sociology is for you! This subject has students develop an understanding about society, and how sociologists study and understand its structures, processes and issues. The course covers: society, education, class systems, poverty, families, crime, and social inequality.

Sociology – is the study of human social life, social relationships and society. Sociology examines how we interact with others and are influenced and shaped through being members of groups and organisations … sociology also examines how we influence and shape the groups and organisations we are part of. Sociologists try to understand the ways in which the choices of humans are limited or enabled by factors such as class, ethnicity, gender, age etc. And, sociologists try to understand how these things change over time, and why they change.

Sociology is an interesting field and relevant to careers such as business, government, social services, criminology. Sociology can help explain individual matters such as racial and gender identity, societal matters such as poverty and wealth, and global matters such as war and peace.

This course includes all necessary materials; there is no textbook required to be purchased for this course.

Exam board syllabus: link


TO ENROL IN THIS COURSE – This course is available to start:  

* Online, “Live” format – starting every September (early enrolment to reserve a space is recommended, as this course fills very early)

* Online, “FlexibleTiming/Recorded” format – enrol and start at any time throughout the year

(It may be possible to start with the ‘flexible’ format and then switch to the ‘live’ format if a learner would like to begin before a ‘live’ start date but ‘live’ is their preferred format; do ask for more details).

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