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Overview

Framework:
Access to HE
Level:
Level 3
Unit No:
QU014245
Credits:
3
Guided learning hours:
Not available

Qualification Grading Type

Graded

Grade Descriptors

  • GD2-Application of knowledge
  • GD7-Quality

Unit Learning Outcomes

1

Understand the nature of social stratification in today's British society.

Assessment Criteria

  • 1.1

    Explain the nature of social stratification in today's British society.


2

Understand the effects of social inequalities on individual life chances in Britain today.

Assessment Criteria

  • 2.1

    Analyse the effects of social inequalities on individual life chances in Britain today.

  • 2.2
    Evaluate the concept of social exclusion.

3

Understand the effects of poverty on life chances.

Assessment Criteria

  • 3.1

    Evaluate the effects of poverty on life chances.


4

Understand the poverty threshold.

Assessment Criteria

  • 4.1

    Summarise what is meant by the poverty threshold.

  • 4.2
    Explain the poverty trap.

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