Whangaparaoa College Whangaparaoa College

Level 2 Sociology

Course Description

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Level 2 Sociology focuses on how communities have sought change and fought for human rights across cultures. It also provides you the opportunity to effect change in your own community.

The study of Sociology develops research skills, formal academic writing, seeking to understand different perspectives, evaluation, and an understanding of different identities and cultural norms.

Topics covered may include:

-The protest at Ihumātao

-Cultural conflict in Pakistan and Malala Yousafzai’s story

-Social action (doing something to benefit your community)

Learning Areas:

Social Science


Level 3 Sociology

Career Pathways

Copywriter, Animal Care Attendant, Archivist, Police Officer, Historian, Barrister, Counsellor, Urban/Regional Planner, Minister of Religion, Elected Government Representative, Emergency Management Officer, Psychologist, Trainer, Journalist, Communications Professional, Community Development Worker, Solicitor, Corrections Officer, Judge, Crop Worker


Although we aim to enable every learner to have the course that they prefer,  limited places or learning requirements may restrict learners' choices.