*Returning to Campus Update* 

We look forward to welcoming all our new and returning students to the College for the 2020/21 academic year. In light of COVID-19 we have implemented a number of changes to protect the health and wellbeing of everyone at the College. It is important that we respect and adhere to these new measures. Please practise social distancing and follow the one way traffic system around campus. We also encourage students and staff to wear face coverings in public spaces and to use hand sanitiser available at stations around each campus.

For more information please visit https://www.src.ac.uk/the-college/covid-19-info or get in touch via email info@src.ac.uk or call 0300 123 1223.


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AS, A Levels - CDAC

SOCIOLOGY Level 3 Advanced Subsidiary GCE Blended

AQA Level 3 Advanced Subsidiary GCE in Sociology Blended

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Level 3
Mode of Study
Part Time
Course Type
Further Education
Armagh Campus


A-Level Sociology aims to develop a critical understanding of society by examining the most important institutions within the social structure. Sociology is a stimulating and relevant subject, offering you the opportunity to develop a range of transferable skills. Sociology is the study of how human society develops and changes and how people interact with one another.

The central aim of the A-Level in Sociology is to examine relationships and inequalities between people and the effects of the social, economic and political influences may have on them.

A-Level Sociology is a linear qualification that follows the AQA specification. Linear means that students will sit all the A-Level exams at the end of their A-Level course.


To study A-Level Sociology you will need to have achieved a C grade in GCSE English Language.


Unit 1: Education with Theory & Methods in the Context of Education

Unit 2: Topics in Sociology: Families & Households & Beliefs in Society


2 Evenings per week 1 Evening in Class, 1 Evening Blended


Successful completion of semester 1, will lead to enrolment onto semester 2 to complete the A2 element of this qualification.

Studying A-Level Sociology opens up a range of careers including social work, nursing, market research, housing management, journalism, police and criminal justice.



All full-time & part-time courses starting in September 2020 are open for applications.  Please click on the Apply Now button (top right in the blue box) to begin your application 

If you require any assistance with your application you can call us on 0300 123 1223.


 John Gallagher

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In light of the continuing Covid-19 situation, Southern Regional College may have to amend the delivery methods for a number of courses for the new academic year, or should the need arise effect a temporary College closure. This may also lead to restrictions when accessing student services. Please be assured that the safety of our students is paramount and as such we will be implementing a range of measures in line with government advice and protocols. We will make all appropriate and reasonable adjustments to maintain the ongoing quality of teaching and learning and our support services.

In accordance with the Consumer Rights Act 2015, you will be notified of any such changes, the reasons for the changes and any options available to you to avoid such changes having an adverse impact on your future career. All higher education students and applicants should refer to the Consumer Protection page.


Concession Fees may be available to students enrolling on Further Education courses who are in receipt of any of the following benefits: Universal Credit (net income below £14,000) Guaranteed Pension Credit / Housing Benefit (Rates Rebate) or Rate Relief/ Working Tax Credit (where household income is £16,190 or below/ In-come based Employment and Support Allowance Income Support/ In-come based Jobseekers Allowance/ Republic of Ireland means tested benefit. All exam/material fees must be paid in addition to the concession fee.

Registration, materials and certificate fees (subject to charge by the awarding body) are payable where shown at enrolment. All courses are subject to satisfactory enrolment numbers being achieved and sustained throughout the year. A student will be offered a refund of fees where a course is cancelled by the College or where a student does not attend their course of study. However, a £20 administrative fee will be imposed on a student who is unable to attend a course and does not give the College a minimum of 5 working days' notice before the course commences. A refund is not available to anyone who leaves a course after making one or more attendances.


Information about our fees policy including details on registration and reduced fees as well as refunds can be found HERE

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  • Start Date
  • Day and Time
    Wed, Thurs
  • Weeks
  • Fees
    £171.00 (Course)
    £86.00 (Concession)
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