Sociology is the study of society and of people and their behaviour. Our course is split into different topics. In year 12, we study the topics, Education, Research Methods and Family and Households. In the education topic we learn about how different factors may effect ones education. For example, their gender or ethnicity. In the research methods topic, we learn about how sociologists conduct investigations for different topics, such as crime or education. In the family and households topic we learn about we learn about how families and households work and what makes a family.