Sociology Revision

AQA GCSE Sociology (1-9) Revision Support

AQA A Level Sociology Revision Support

Top 20 Sociology Universities


  • A Levels: A*AA
  • Required by all Colleges: no specific subjects
  • Additional entry requirements
  • Admission tests
  • Institutions Own Test (IOT)
  • Cambridge at-interview written assessment. Shortlisted applicants will be required to sit a written assessment at interview. No advance registration is required – arrangements will be made by the interviewing College. Please see website for further information.
  • Interview


  • A-Levels: AAB- BBB including B in an essay-based subject.
  • Contextual offer: BBB including B in an essay-based subject. Please visit: for more information about contextual offers


  • A Level: AAB
  • Excluding General Studies


  • A Levels: AAB
  • Desirable A Level subjects
  • Preference for at least one humanities subject such as History, Religious Studies, Geography, Sociology, Politics, Government and Politics, Philosophy or Psychology.
  • A Level General Studies will not be considered. We may be unable to consider an A Level in your own language (unless it is English or Welsh).
  • Alternative A Level offer
  • ABB plus one of the following:
    • grade A in an EPQ
    • grade B in the Welsh Baccalaureate Skills Challenge Certificate
    • grade M1 in Cambridge Pre-U Global Perspectives


  • A Levels: AAB
  • Minimum entry requirement: GCSEs: English at Grade C or 4 and Mathematics or an approved science at Grade C or 4.


  • A Levels: AAB
  • Must include at least one Arts/Humanities subject.
  • Applicants will receive an offer conditional on attaining AAB. Applicants who achieve AAB are guaranteed entry. Applicants who achieve grades less than AAB but higher than BBB will be considered for entry.


  • A Levels: AAB
  • Specific subjects excluded for entry: Critical Thinking and General Studies.
  • Information: Applicants taking Science A Levels that include a practical component will be required to take and pass this as a condition of entry. This refers only to English A Levels.


  • A Levels ABB
  • Subjects excluded - General Studies


  • A Levels: ABB
  • ABB (General Studies accepted)


  • ABB
  • Offers exclude General Studies and Critical Thinking.


  • A Levels: BBB
  • Applicants taking an A Level science subject with the Science Practical Endorsement are required to pass the practical element.
  • We do not include General Studies or Critical Thinking in our offers.
  • GCSE or Equivalent: GCSE English Language at Grade C(4) and Mathematics at Grade C (4) (or equivalent).


  • A Levels: ABB - BBB
  • You should also have a broad range of GCSEs (A*-C), including good grades in relevant subjects.


  • A Levels: ABB
  • Extended Project Qualification: We recognise the value of this qualification although it will not be included as a condition of entry. It may be taken in to consideration when you receive your results.


  • A Levels: BBB
  • For First Year Entry a minimum of 3 A Levels at BBB or 4 AS at AABB.
  • For Second Year Entry a minimum of an A in the subject selected for Single Honours plus BB, or AB in the subjects selected for Joint Honours plus a further B.
  • GCSE in English or English Language is also required.


  • A Levels: ABB
  • Contextual offer: BBB
  • We do not accept two A/S Levels grades in place of one A Level.
  • Applicants must be studying at least one of the following A Level subjects: Accounting; Economics; Finance; Business Studies; Development Studies; Government and Politics; Economic and Social History; Mathematics; Anthropology; Sociology; Philosophy; Religious Studies; English Language; English Literature; Geography; Psychology; Classical Civilisation; History; Archaeology; Communication Studies; Environmental Studies; World Development; Biology; Chemistry; Physics; Modern Languages.
  • General Studies and Critical Thinking are not accepted for entry.
  • Keele
  • A Levels: BCC-CCC
  • To exclude General Studies or Critical Thinking


  • A Levels: BBB
  • GCSE English at grade C or grade 4


  • A Levels: BBB
  • Applicants should have grade C or 4 in English GCSE or a suitable equivalent level qualification.

London School of Economics (LSE)

  • A Levels: AAB.
  • Strong set of GCSE grades including some at A (or 7) and A* (or 8-9), and GCSE (or equivalent) English Language and Mathematics no lower than B (or 6).


  • A Levels: ABB
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