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Sociology QLS Level 3

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Develop your knowledge with this Sociology QLS Level 3 course!

  • Understand what sociology is and what it's relationship is with other social sciences.
  • Study the perspectives within sociology and what sociological knowledge is used for.
  • Learn more about the nature of social change and how diverse human behaviour is.
  • Study from home at your own pace.

Course overview

This Sociology QLS Level 3 course is perfect for anyone wanting to better understand the subject of sociology, whether it is for personal or professional reasons. Sociology plays a part in many different careers, from law enforcement to health and social care, and this course can help you to gain that in-depth understanding you’re looking for.

During your sociology studies, you will explore the different approaches and methods in sociological research, the impact aspects such as gender, social class, and race have on sociology, and the links between politics and sociology. You will also gain an in-depth understanding of the role family has to play and different types of families, the relationship between education and social mobility, the sociological theories behind crime and deviance, and the ways in which mass media influences our ideologies.

Course Duration

Up to 12 months.

Course Outcome

You will receive a certificate of achievement in Sociology Level 3.

Entry Requirements

There are no specific entry requirements for this course.


Tutor-marked assignments.

Course content

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This course is assessed by a series of assignments which are submitted to your tutor for marking. No external examination or practical work is required, so you can complete all assessed work from home.

Course duration

You may start at any time and have a full year to complete your studies. This is more than enough time to give you flexibility and work at your own pace without the pressure of deadlines.

Study method

This course will be studied entirely via distance learning, meaning you will complete your learning either from home or a place that suits you. Full tutor support will be available via email, so if you have any questions or need some guidance, your tutor will be here to help. Your course materials will include a series of self-assessment exercises and tutor-marked questions to allow both yourself and your tutor to monitor your progress.

The study method you choose depends on your personal learning style. Your options are:

  • Study pack: if you choose the study pack option, you will be sent a set of printed course materials.
  • Study online: if you choose this option, you will be sent your login details to our online portal through which you will access your course materials digitally. You can access your course via a desktop/laptop computer, tablet, or smartphone.

Course outcome

Once you have successfully completed this course, you will receive a certificate of achievement in Sociology Level 3 from the Quality License Scheme. You will also receive a learner unit summary which will list the components you have completed as part of your course.

Awarding body

This course has been endorsed by the Quality License Scheme for its high-quality course materials. This Quality Licence Scheme endorses high-quality, non-regulated provisions and training programmes. This course and/or training programme is not regulated by Ofqual and is not an accredited qualification. Your training provider will be able to advise you on any further recognition, for example, progression routes into further and/or higher education. For further information please visit the learner FAQs on the Quality Licence Scheme website.



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