SCHEME OF WORK: GCE SOCIOLOGY AQA
Two YEAR A LEVEL (7192)
Paper 1: Education With Methods in Context.
Exam Reference: 7191/1.
Topics: Introduction to Education; Factors and Processes; Social Groups; Policy; Methods in Context.
Paper 2: Research Methods and Topics in Sociology.
Exam Reference: 7191/2
Chosen Topic: Families and Households.
Topics: Perspectives and Policy; Changing Patterns in the Family; Gender Roles; Childhood; Demography; Exam Technique and Mocks.
Paper 1: Education with Theory and Methods (Education; Methods in Context; Theory and Methods).
Topics: Introduction to Education; Factors and Processes; Social Groups; Policy; Methods in Context. Refresh from Year 12.
Assessment: 2 hours external examination. 80 marks. 33.3% of A Level.
Paper 2: Topics in Sociology.
Chosen Topics: Families and Households (Section A); Beliefs in Society (Section B).
Topics: Families and Households: Perspectives and Policy; Changing Patterns in the Family; Gender Roles; Childhood; Demography. Refresh from Year 12.
Beliefs in Society: Ideology, Science and Religion; Social Change and Stability; Religious Organisation; Social Groups; Religion in the Contemporary World.
Paper 3: Crime and Deviance with Theory and Methods (Crime and Deviance; Theory and Methods).
Topics: Crime and Deviance: Introduction to Crime and Deviance; Social Groups; Globalisation; Crime Control.
Theory and Methods: Types of Data; Sources of Data; PET considerations; issues with data (RRV); Consensus, Conflict and Social Action Theories; Modernity and Post Modernity; Is Sociology a Science?; The Relationship between Sociology and Social Policy.