Sociology is a study field which deals with human social behavior. It can be also defined as the study of the origins, organization, institutions, and development of human society. Sociology is a part of social science and aims to acquire knowledge about human social factors by performing empirical and critical analysis through qualitative and quantitative techniques, interpretative, hermeneutic and philosophic approaches. The study field looks into the factors such as deviance, social stratification, social class, culture, social mobility, law and religion and develops scientific knowledge. Sociologists try to understand the issues that change the society. Graduates usually follow one of these paths: criminal justice, human services, education, research, policy or business. Students will develop their communication, analytical and research skills as well as understanding of various human aspects.
Our BTEC in Health and Social Care course is designed to introduce you to working in the health and social care services sector. This in-depth qualification will enable you to gain a nationally-recognised qualification, helping with your career development, or will allow you to progress to further study.
The NCFE Support Work in Schools course is a knowledge-based qualification suitable for all support staff roles in schools. This includes all staff who work in a school environment as well as those who work directly with children and young people. It seeks to develop the knowledge and understanding that all those working in a school setting will need and covers areas such as safeguarding, communication and understanding the school context.
Our NCFE Level 3 Supporting Teaching & Learning in Schools course will prepare you for a career working with children in the classroom, giving invaluable educational support to teachers. Demand is high for trained and enthusiastic teaching assistants all over the country, and this Teaching Assistant course, building on what you will have learned from the NCFE Level 2 Support Work in Schools course, will equip you with the skills and the qualifications you need to get into this rewarding career, working with children and helping them to learn and develop.
This module uses four key themes –Sexualities, Care, Work, and Citizenship – to explore how individuals shape and are shaped by policy making and welfare practices and how social policy is organised, represented and experienced - opening up challenging questions about the policymaking process both in the past and in contemporary society.
In order to survive, human beings live in social worlds which create security, foster stable attachment between individuals and things, and regulate behaviour. This accessible, vocationally relevant course demonstrates how sociological approaches can be applied to make sense of these processes – investigating how they work and how they sometimes fail.
Making use of a blend of learning technologies, this interdisciplinary module investigates how social science is used to make sense of everyday dilemmas such as sustaining relationships, making a living, finding a place to live, being part of a community, or making one’s voice heard.
A key element of this course is the focus on the practical application of digital marketing and social media marketing tools to set up and maintain a presence in the digital and social world. You will learn how to plan, coordinate, deliver, and test digital and social media marketing campaigns and set targets to monitor the success of these campaigns. A key focus of the course will be the interaction and creative thinking that delegates will partake in, designing creative campaigns and innovative solutions for digital and social media.
This online Human Resources management course is a Level 6 Extended course, accredited by the ABE. It is also a degree-level course. The extended diploma equips you with the skills and knowledge to develop an analytical approach to Human Resources management.
The online diploma in health and social care management is a Level 4 course. The diploma qualification is UK-accredited and is recognised in the UK and internationally.
The online certificate in management for health and social care is a Level 4 course; it is is UK-accredited, and recognised both in the UK and internationally. This health and social care management course is aimed at supervisors and team leaders; completion of this course enables students to understand and enhance their role in the work place.
Maximizing the impact of your advice Organizations increasingly rely on the expertise of consultants to improve their performance and sustainability; which is why in today’s knowledge-based society there is a growing demand for experts in certain fields. As a consultant, you need more than just topical expertise. If you really want to make a difference you must be able to apply this knowledge for the benefit of your client. The Consulting Process program will equip you with the theoretical framework, skills and tools to be a successful consultant.
The Diploma programme in Social Studies and Counselling Skills (not a master degree) is a study of human behaviour. It introduces the students to a fascinating range of subjects. The course aims to develop your interest and enthusiasm for the Social Sciences. You will reflect on life, behaviour and culture to enable you to make a positive difference in your personal and professional sphere. You will learn about counselling skills and develop interpersonal communication which is the core to all relationships.