IGCSE Sociology

IGCSE Sociology

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Course Overview:

As part of the IGCSE Sociology course, students analyse social relationships, structures and processes. Thus, developing their understanding of society and the role of continuity and change in human life style. Teachers can assist learners apply their increasing sociological knowledge and understanding to the study of their own lives and involvement in society by connecting the syllabus to the local context.

The course structure will differ for the year 10 and year 11 students. Year 10 students will follow a content based curriculum, while year 11 students will focus on exam skills through completion of  past papers, detailed feedback and exam skills.

The predominant aims of the IGCSE Sociology course are to:

  • improve students’ grasp of sociological methodologies, such as data gathering, analysis, and interpretation
  • stimulate awareness of the range and limitations of sociological theory and research
  • foster critical thinking about social, economic, and political processes and their consequences
  • encourage respect for and understanding of individual, societal, and cultural diversity
  • improve students capacity to apply sociological knowledge and understanding to their personal lives and societal involvement



To be able to participate in our online IGCSE Sociology courses, students will need:

  • a device to connect to our lessons (computer, laptop or a tablet)
  • a reliable internet connection
  • web camera.

Course material is included in the registration.

Extra Information:

Start date: September

Delivery method: Online, real-time classrooms, 24/7 access to learning materials

Duration: 1 academic year

Exam Board: Cambridge Assessment International Education

Course Content:Detailed course content can be found in the syllabus, IGCSE Sociology (0495)

Course Outcome:IGCSE in Sociology (Successful completion of the exam is required.)

Assessment Information:The examination fee is not included in the course fee paid to International Well Rounded Education. Students are required to arrange and pay for the examinations themselves, however support and guidance will be available with regards to finding exam centers.

Course Content

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  • There are no specific entry requirements for this course. However, we advise students with a grade lower than C in GCSE Biology to keep in mind that this is a demanding course of study.
  • A device to connect to our lessons. (Computer, Laptop or a Tablet)
  • A reliable internet connection
  • web camera.
  • Course material is included in the registration.




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