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Bradford College

GCSE Social Science Pathway

Subject Area
Applied Science, Sciences
Study Level
School Leavers, GCSE
Start Date
September 2022
Duration
1 year
Study Mode
Full-time

  Overview

Study Level
School Leavers, GCSE
 
Start Date
05/09/2022
Duration
1 year Full-time
Study Mode
Full-time

This specialist GCSE pathway has been designed to give you the skills you need to build a career in Science. This could include Teaching, Social Work, Counselling, and Human Resources. The pathway includes:

  • GCSE Psychology
  • GCSE Sociology
  • GCSE Citizenship Studies

Career Focused

Bradford College has many partnerships with employers and we hold regular career events to help students choose their next steps. We often have external speakers and events for students to attend.

Students at Bradford College experience a range of additional support from our Student Services and Student Union providing advice and guidance for students and parents.

Bradford College offers a wide range of higher level study in many different subjects related to each pathway, there are guaranteed places available for students that achieve the entry requirement grades.

  Key Info

Studying on our GCSE Social Science Pathway will develop and build your knowledge in Psychology, Sociology and Citizenship Studies. You will develop the essential knowledge and skills needed to progress to a career in your chosen industry. We will provide you with the best opportunity to learn the topics, develop your critical thinking and have access to support from tutors and technicians.

To study on our GCSE Social Sciences Pathway, you will need to have already achieved GCSEs at a minimum of grade 3. You will have the opportunity to study Maths and / or English GCSEs alongside each pathway if you need to improve your current grade.

The GCSEs on this pathway include assessment at the end of the course by completing two 1 hour and 45-minute exams. The exam papers contain a variety of questions including multiple choice, structured, closed short answer and open response.

Studying a GCSE qualification with us will enable you to progress onto further study by joining one of our A Level pathways as well as other level 3 qualification and apprenticeships. Your teachers will support you in ensuring you reach your goals and make the progress required to take your next steps in learning or employment. You will benefit from having a weekly tutorial with your pastoral tutor who will provide the additional support to enable you to be successful.

Get a head start in your dream career – study with us!

Disclaimer: Our prospectus, college documents and website are simply here to offer a guide. We accept no liability for any inaccurate statements and are not responsible for any negative outcomes if you rely on an inaccurate statement. We reserve the right to withdraw any programmes or service ay any time.

  Overview

GCSE Psychology

Study Level
School Leavers, GCSE
Qualification Gained
AQA GCSE Psychology
Start Date
05/09/2022
Duration
1 year Full-time
Study Mode
Full-time

Our one-year Psychology GCSE gives a flexible approach to learning. The course is divided into topics, each covering different key concepts of Psychology. Develop your practical, methodology and critical thinking skills as you understand how the mind works.

  Key Info

You will study essential knowledge and key concepts in Psychology, as well as the practical skills needed for investigative study. Develop essential knowledge in Psychology and how this applies in real-world situations and environments.

Topics covered include:

  • Memory
  • Development
  • Social Influence
  • The Brain and Neuropsychology

Course Content:

Cognition and Behaviour:

  1. Memory
  2. Perception
  3. Development
  4. Research Methods

Social Context and Behaviour:

  1. Social Influence
  2. Language, Thought and Communication
  3. Brain and Neuropsychology
  4. Psychological Problems

This GCSE is assessed at the end of the course by completing two 1 hour and 45-minute exams. The exam papers contain a variety of questions including structured, closed short answer and open response. Exam paper 1 assesses Cognition and Behaviour and exam paper 2 assesses social context and behaviour.

Disclaimer: Our prospectus, college documents and website are simply here to offer a guide. We accept no liability for any inaccurate statements and are not responsible for any negative outcomes if you rely on an inaccurate statement. We reserve the right to withdraw any programmes or service ay any time.

  Overview

GCSE Sociology

Study Level
School Leavers, GCSE
Qualification Gained
AQA GCSE Sociology
Start Date
05/09/2022
Duration
1 year Full-time
Study Mode
Full-time

Our one-year Sociology GCSE gives a flexible approach to learning. The course is divided into topics giving you the opportunity to study the sociology of families, education, crime and deviance and social stratification.

  Key Info

You will study essential knowledge and key concepts in Sociology, as well as the practical skills needed for investigative study. Develop essential knowledge in Sociology and how this applies in real-world situations and environments.

Topics covered include:

  • Families
  • Social Issues
  • Education
  • Crime and Deviance#

Course Content:

  • The Sociological Approach
  • Social Structures, Social Processes and Social Issues
  • Families
  • Education
  • Crime and Deviance
  • Social Stratification
  • Sociological Research Methods

This GCSE is assessed at the end of the course by completing two 1 hour and 45-minute exams. The exam papers contain a variety of questions including multiple choice, structured, closed short answer and open response.

Disclaimer: Our prospectus, college documents and website are simply here to offer a guide. We accept no liability for any inaccurate statements and are not responsible for any negative outcomes if you rely on an inaccurate statement. We reserve the right to withdraw any programmes or service ay any time.

  Overview

GCSE Citizenship Studies

Study Level
School Leavers, GCSE
Qualification Gained
AQA GCSE Citizenship Studies
Start Date
05/09/2022
Duration
1 year Full-time
Study Mode
Full-time

Our one-year Citizenship Studies GCSE gives a flexible approach to learning. The course is divided into topics, each covering different key concepts of Citizenship. Develop your understanding of the rights and responsibilities, policies and processes in effect in modern Britain.

  Key Info

You will study essential knowledge and key concepts in Citizenship and what it means to be a citizen in modern Britain. Develop essential knowledge in Citizenship and how this applies in real-world situations and environments.

Topics covered include:

  • Rights
  • Responsibilites
  • Policies

Course Content:

  • Citizenship Skills, Processes and Methods
  • Life in Modern Britain
  • Rights and Responsibilities
  • Politics and Participation
  • Active Citizenship

This GCSE is assessed at the end of the course by completing two 1 hour and 45-minute exams. The exam papers contain a variety of questions including multiple choice, structured, closed short answer and open response.

Disclaimer: Our prospectus, college documents and website are simply here to offer a guide. We accept no liability for any inaccurate statements and are not responsible for any negative outcomes if you rely on an inaccurate statement. We reserve the right to withdraw any programmes or service ay any time.