HOW IS IT ASSESSED?

Paper 1: Education with Theory and Methods
What’s assessed
Compulsory content 4.1.1, 4.1.2, 4.1.3
Assessed

  • 2 hour written exam
  • 80 marks
  • 33.3% of A-level
Questions

  • Education: short answer and extended writing, 50 marks
  • Methods in Context: extended writing, 20 marks
  • Theory and Methods: extended writing, 10 marks
Paper 2: Topics in Sociology
What’s assessed
Section A: one from option 1: 4.2.1, 4.2.2, 4.2.3 or 4.2.4
Section B: one from option 2: 4.2.5, 4.2.6, 4.2.7 or 4.2.8
Assessed

  • 2 hour written exam
  • 80 marks
  • 33.3% of A-level
Questions

  • Section A: extended writing, 40 marks
  • Section A: extended writing, 40 marks

 

Paper 3: Crime and Deviance with Theory and Methods
What’s assessed
Compulsory content 4.3.1, 4.3.2
Assessed

  • 2 hour written exam
  • 80 marks
  • 33.3% of A-level
Questions

  • Crime and Deviance: short answer and extended writing, 50 marks
  • Theory and Methods: extended writing, 30 marks