Whangaparaoa College Whangaparaoa College

Level 3 Sociology

Course Description

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The course continues the study of society and social action within society.  It gives the learners the opportunity to study social issues, take part in a practical social action and, understand how social action can influence change in society.  It looks at what is going on in the world today and the impacts on society. 

Topics covered:

-Researching an important issue that impacts society

-Examining protest movements that sought to change policies

-Undertaking a social action that aims to improve society by changing policies (rules, laws, systems)

Learning Areas:

Social Science

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.