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Within the Education and Methods unit, you will undertake the study of Education and how it has changed. You will also examine why some social groups such as girls and the middle class do better than others within education. As part of this unit, you will also study the research methods sociologists use and the strengths and limitations of such techniques. As part of the Families and Households topic you will learn about trends within family life in the UK, such as marriage and divorce rates.

Possible Careers

Politics, Marketing, Education, Law, Youth work, Cultural Heritage, Housing officer, Community Development Officer.


Our students say:

"Sociology has helped me to understand the inequalities within society and how much life has changed throughout the years."

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