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Our Online GCSE Sociology Course is the international version or IGCSE. This course provides knowledge and understanding of human societies. You will learn about sociological concepts, theories and research and evaluate them. You will develop an understanding of continuity and change in social life.
Our Online GCSE Sociology Course aims to:
- Promote candidates’ awareness, knowledge and understanding of human societies
- Develop candidates’ understanding of sociological method, including the collection, analysis and interpretation of data
- Provide an introduction to sociological concepts, theories and research findings
- Stimulate awareness of the range and limitations of sociological theory and research
- Promote candidates’ understanding of continuity and change in social life
- Encourage a critical awareness of social, economic and political processes, and their effects
- Develop the capacity for the critical evaluation of different forms of information and evidence
- Promote an appreciation and understanding of individual, social and cultural diversity
- Enhance candidates’ ability to apply sociological knowledge and understanding to their own lives and participation within society.
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- How do sociologists study society?
- What information and data do sociologists use?
- What factors should be considered when evaluating a piece of sociological research?
Culture and Socialisation
- What is the relationship between individual and society?
- How do we learn to be human?
Social Stratification and Inequality
- What is social stratification?
- How are social inequalities created? What are the main features of social inequality?
Power and Authority
- What is power? What are the sources of power and authority?
- How are political decisions made? Who influences and makes political decisions?
- Why families?
- What are the main roles within the family?
- What changes are affecting the family?
- What is education?
- What factors help to explain differences in educational achievement?
Crime, Deviance and Social Control
- What is normal behaviour and deviance? Why are there rules in society?
- Why are society's rules broken? What are the consequences of breaking the rules?
- What are the media?
- What is the impact and influence of the media?
As you progress through the Online GCSE Sociology Course sections you will encounter lessons, activities, core reading and assessments.
Who is this course for?
Our IGCSE Courses are perfect for homeschooling students, mature students or anyone looking to improve their grades!
There are no entry requirements for IGCSE study.
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