Sociology

To inspire intellectual curiosity and wonder by questioning everyday life, to expand your knowledge and awareness of the social world.

Key contact: Mr Richard Warren
Email: richard.warren@avonbournetrust.org

 

 

The Curriculum
 

 

For the Enthusiast
Sociology at University

Thinking about studying Sociology at a higher level? The website below ranks the best universities to study Sociology in the UK. 

• http://www.thecompleteuniversityguide.co.uk/league-tables/rankings?s=Sociology
• https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_s6E4UbkpHo

Careers and Sociology

Sociology is a fascinating subject that equips students with the mind-set, analytical and research skills needed in an array of careers. Look through the websites below to see exactly what you can do with a qualification in Sociology.

• http://www.theguardian.com/careers/sociology-degree-career-choices
• http://www.topuniversities.com/student-info/careers-advice/what-can-you-do-sociology-degree
• https://www.kent.ac.uk/careers/Sociology.htm
• http://sociology.ucdavis.edu/undergraduate-program/career-options

Sociology quizzes and games

• http://sociology.mrdonn.org/games.html
• http://www.funtrivia.com/playquiz/quiz1972971697800.html
• http://www.what2learn.com/gcse-sociology-revision/

Smart thinking in Sociology

Sociology is a subject that will encourage you to look at the world from many different viewpoints. This is what sociologists mean when they say, ‘put on your social lenses’, so you can look at the world through the eyes of other people and social theorists. The clips below will encourage you to do so…

What is Sociology? An overview

• https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TFdUtCAXAUM

Thinking about ‘disability’…

• https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9s3NZaLhcc4
• https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SxrS7-I_sMQ

Thinking about the family and its functions…

• https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uasLsjdfxfk

 

 

 

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