Are you interested in contemporary, modern Britain? Do you want to acquire knowledge and a critical understanding of the social world in which you live? Then choose A level Sociology – learn to develop your skills in organising and presenting information, ideas, descriptions and arguments.

The Sociology department at Carmel is a successful and lively one. We offer a range of teaching styles and learning experiences. We aim to broaden your understanding of the social and political world around you, as well as enabling you to achieve exam success.

Where does this A Level Sociology course lead?

Sociology students go on to a hugely diverse range of careers and H.E. courses. From jobs in the media, such as researchers and journalists, to teaching, police work, social work, health care. The courses and careers list is endless. There is also a wide variety of opportunities in all aspects of social research, such as youth services, the criminal justice system, education, etc.

Course Entry Requirements

GCSE grade 5 in English Language.

Sociology Course Leaflet

Exam board course specification


Social Sciences Behind Bars Conference

What Our Students Say

College is a big step up from school and although there is a lot more work expected, the friendly atmosphere at Carmel helps my motivation and confidence. For me, it’s easy to enjoy being at Carmel because of the mature environment and supportive teachers. Sociology was a new subject for me and I enjoy it immensely because I now reflect on the world and social events from different perspectives.

Holly Fenn

Holly Fenn - A Level Sociology student