Through this syllabus, students will be able to discover various aspects of social relationships, processes and structures. As they progress through the syllabus, they will gain better insight into human societies and the role of continuity and change in social life. Students are encouraged to critically analyze a variety of different social, economic, and political structures. They will be able to learn more about the sociological method and develop an ability to assess different forms of information and evidence. The syllabus covers various topics such as social inequality, family, education, media, and more.
Candidates are required to sit for 2 components: Paper 1, and 2. Paper 1 is worth 60% of the total grade and candidates must answer one compulsory data response questions and one optional structured question from two. Paper 2 is worth 40% of the total grade, and candidates answer two structured questions out of four.
Candidates are able to sit for these examinations during June and November examination sessions.
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