Social Sciences Academy — Solihull Sixth Form College

Social Sciences Academy

Please note, this is an enrichment course, not part of a students’ main programme of study.

Course description

Sociology AcademyThis is an opportunity for A level Economics, A level Politics, A level Sociology and Level Three Diploma Criminology students to examine topical issues at a greater depth than is possible on your course, and to complete an Extended Project in an area of particular interest to you that takes you beyond the specification of your course. If you join this course you will be working in conjunction with members of the Social Sciences team at the College and lecturers from local universities.

Course duration

September 2019 to June 2020.

Time commitment

1 period a week for the main session and 2 – 4 hours a week of independent study in completing your Extended Project Qualification.

Course costs

There may possibly be some local transport costs.

Who can sign up

This course is for students intending to study Economics, Politics, Sociology, Criminology or a related subject at a competitive university.

How and when to sign up

You can apply to join this course at enrolment if you have a strong set of GCSE results and would like an additional challenge. Places are limited and there will be a selection process to decide which students can join the group.

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Case Studies

Kate Holmes

Kate Holmes attended King Edward’s VI Handsworth School before joining the College to study A levels. She studied English Literature,…

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