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SOCIOLOGY (LEVEL 3)
 
SOCIOLOGY (LEVEL 3)
 
£390.00
 

COURSE CODE 661


 

Student Profile

This programme is designed for people who wish to gain an understanding of principles and practice of Sociology.  No prior knowledge is required.

 

Objectives

By the end of this course you will be able to:

 

Understand the origins of sociology, what methods of enquiry are employed and describe some of the general sociological theories that have been established over the years

 

Explain the different sociological systems that exist within society and understand some of the perspectives and theories that have been proposed to explain this social phenomenon

 

Demonstrate your understanding of the socialisation process

 

Describe the social institutions that exist in society and explain their role in maintaining the stability of society

 

Detail some of the many social issues that exist in society and understand how social control is exercised

 

Identify how society is stratified and detail some of the theories that attempt to explain this social phenomenon

 

Explain what is meant by demography, group behaviour and social movements and give an overview of the social science of social psychology

 

Study Method

The course is designed for study by distance learning at work or at home.  Students receive course manual, assignments and studyguide plus tutor support by mail and email.  You can start at any time and plan your studies over a period of up to one year from the time of enrolment. 

 

 

 

 

Assessment

The course is assessed through a series of written assignments, which are submitted then marked by your tutor.  There is no external examination required.

 

Course Duration

Students may register at any time and have a full year to complete their studies.  The course will take around 90 hours of study to complete.

 

Course Accreditation

At the end of this course successful learners will be awarded a certificate of achievement by NCFE. This course has been accredited under NCFE IIQ Licence by Kendal Publishing Limited which has been approved as an NCFE Investing in Quality (IIQ) centre to give formal recognition to our courses. We have designed our training courses specifically to meet the needs of learners who prefer to study from home. The course measurable learning outcomes have been benchmarked at Level 3 (using Ofqual’s Qualification and Credit Framework (QCF) level descriptors) to allow you to consider the depth of study, difficulty, and level of achievement involved.

 

 

Pack/Course Contents

Your study pack is dispatched in full at the time of enrolment and provides all you need to complete your studies:

 

Studyguide

Comprehensive study notes for each element of the course

Self-assessment activities

Assignments

Tutor support

Assignment marking & feedback

Certification

 

Price and Payment Methods

 

Please refer to our current price list

 

 

 

 

 

COURSE CONTENT

 

The course is divided up into seven units, as follows:

 

 

Unit 1 What is sociology?

 

The history of sociology

The study of sociology

Theoretical perspectives

Sociological methods

General sociological theory

 

Unit 2 Social systems

 

Society

Classical views on social change

Culture

Theories on culture

Economic systems

Identity

Gender

Age

Ethnicity

Social class

Region of origin

 

Unit 3 The socialisation process

 

Values

Norms

Roles

Status

Theoretical understandings of socialisation

 

Unit 4 Common social institutions

 

The family

Education

Religion

Financial institutions

Work and Industry

Political institutions

Health care

 

Unit 5 Social Issues

 

Poverty

Unemployment

Crime and deviance

Alcohol

Smoking

Obesity

Drug abuse

Social control

 

Unit 6 Social stratification

 

Social class stratification

Ethnic group stratification

Gender stratification

Theories of stratification

 

Unit 7 Social organisation of groups

 

Demography

Groups

Collective behaviour

Social movements

Social psychology

 

 

 

 




Advantages of this distance learning course:
  • Home Study: you declare when you study, no need to attend class at fixed times and fixed dates. Your study hours fit around you!
  • We will post all the beautifully printed course materials to you. Everything is written in a clear and easy-to-understand format.
  • Start this course anytime of the year! No need to wait until the new academic year starts. Enroll today so soon you'll start improving your CV or re-skill for your new career.
  • Create your own study routine, learn at your own pace, complete your course as quickly or slowly as your circumstance dictate.
  • Your home learning is totally supported by experienced tutors who guide, encourage and assess your progress. You will not be alone because all our tutors are friendly and approachable.


SOCIOLOGY (LEVEL 3)
 
SOCIOLOGY (LEVEL 3)
 
 
£390.00
 

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