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Social Studies

Introduction to Sociology - Y023

Conway Park Part Time Entry Level

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The aim of this course is to offer a starting point for you to acquire skills and build your confidence to progress on to further learning, employment or volunteering. The course examines the subject of Sociology and how we function as a society. It will give you some of the basic concepts in the area and is a starting point for how society can shape our lives, culture and politics

Course Details

The course will cover the following topics: Sociology Theory, Class, Education, Family and Social Inequality.

Entry Guidelines

You do not need formal qualifications.

You must be able to interpret written tasks, be willing to work independently, write answers in a legible and understandable form and organise written information clearly and coherently.

If English is not your first language, you may need an assessment before enrolling on this course. To discuss further, please contact the ESOL department on 0151 551 7144.

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Assessment Method

You will be assessed by completing a work booklet that consists of a variety of tasks related to the subject, such as, short answer questions, completing tables, finding information, identifying evidence and writing about the subject.

You will receive a Wirral Met College certificate to acknowledge your attendance and learning, and understanding of the subject at this level.

Additional Information

If English is not your first language, you may need an assessment before enrolling on this course. To discuss further, please contact the ESOL department on 0151 551 7144.

Where can I progress to?

There are a number of programmes you can move onto from this course, for example Introduction to Psychology, Introduction to Forensic Psychology, Introduction to Criminal Justice or Introduction to Criminology. Depending on previous qualifications, you may want to consider a progression course such as Pre Access to Humanities and Social Science.

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Starting 12th September 2019 - Ending - 9th November 2019REF Y023L001

If you are aged 19 or over:

Fee : £85.00

Please note, this fee is the cost per year. For Higher Education (HE) courses, student loans are available to most students undertaking a degree, foundation degree, HNC / HND or teacher training programme. Visit https://www.gov.uk/browse/education/student-finance for details

The fee quoted is for the academic year 2019-20.


Planned Timetable

Day Times Campus
Friday 09:00 — 12:00 Conway Park
Starting 15th November 2019 - Ending - 17th January 2020REF Y023L002

If you are aged 19 or over:

Fee : £85.00

Please note, this fee is the cost per year. For Higher Education (HE) courses, student loans are available to most students undertaking a degree, foundation degree, HNC / HND or teacher training programme. Visit https://www.gov.uk/browse/education/student-finance for details

The fee quoted is for the academic year 2019-20.


Planned Timetable

Day Times Campus
Friday 09:00 — 12:00 Conway Park
Starting 24th January 2020 - Ending - 20th March 2020REF Y023L003

If you are aged 19 or over:

Fee : £85.00

Please note, this fee is the cost per year. For Higher Education (HE) courses, student loans are available to most students undertaking a degree, foundation degree, HNC / HND or teacher training programme. Visit https://www.gov.uk/browse/education/student-finance for details

The fee quoted is for the academic year 2019-20.


Planned Timetable

Day Times Campus
Friday 09:00 — 12:00 Conway Park
Starting 13th April 2020 - Ending - 12th June 2020REF Y023L004

If you are aged 19 or over:

Fee : £85.00

Please note, this fee is the cost per year. For Higher Education (HE) courses, student loans are available to most students undertaking a degree, foundation degree, HNC / HND or teacher training programme. Visit https://www.gov.uk/browse/education/student-finance for details

The fee quoted is for the academic year 2019-20.


Planned Timetable

Day Times Campus
Friday 09:00 — 12:00 Conway Park

For advice and guidance, please contact Student Services on 0151 551 7777 or call into our Conway Park Campus. Open Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday 11 to 4pm and Wednesdays 4 to 6.30pm (term time only).

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