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Social Sciences

Career focused masterclasses for prospective students to sample their chosen courses in Sociology, Psychology, History, Law, Criminology and Politics

21 & 30 March 4.30-6.00pm 

A career in teaching - An opportunity to explore some of the basics about a career in teaching and the A level subjects that will help you on your route to a fabulous career. 

Inspire the next generation. By becoming a teacher you'll get job satisfaction that few will experience. Other than parents, teachers have arguably the biggest influence on a child's life. The visible results you'll see from pupils are guaranteed to send you home with a sense of pride! If you have a desire to progress in your career, teaching has a very clear path to do so. From heads of department to headteacher, there are opportunities to go as high as you'd want to.   

A teacher said I ‘wanted to become a teacher to try and make a difference in young people's lives and to hopefully inspire the same passion and interest in my subject that I have’.  

If you want to do the same these courses are some of the best to choose to study: 

Psychology helps you develop knowledge and understanding of how the brain works and how people learn. Educational theory is all routed in psychology so having a good understanding of how the mind works is important.  

Sociology helps you to become aware of the factors that make up a child’s background in order to better understand their actions and behaviour. This gives you and them the tools and confidence to help overcome many challenges in school.  

History Develop intellectual rigor, this is a highly sought after subject that offers transferable skills for teaching. These include being able to effectively communicate complex ideas, the ability to research, analyse and evaluate. 

This is suitable for anyone considering; 

  • History 
  • Sociology 
  • Psychology

21 & 30 March 4.30-6.00pm

The world of Law - There are so many career opportunities in the field of Law and Criminal Justice ranging from Politics, Lawyers, Police and Probation. Learn about these and gain an insight into the best A level courses to do to get into them.   

Are you interested in a career in law or the criminal justice system? Come and find out what it might be like to be a lawyer, defending and prosecuting individuals who have committed crimes. In this masterclass, we will explore the world of the criminal justice system and how politics plays a part within it. We will focus on how you can achieve your career aspiration and what a typical day might look like once you have achieved your goal.   

This is suitable for anyone considering; 

  • A level or BTEC Applied Law  
  • Criminology 
  • A level Politics
Book your place: 21 March
Book your place: 30 March
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