Many educational books and digital resources are published each year to support qualifications. To help you find the right resource for your students, we work with publishers to ensure that their textbooks align with our specifications using our approval process.

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You can order AQA-approved textbooks directly from the publishers. You don’t need to buy approved textbooks in order to teach our specifications.

The textbooks included below for AS and A-level Sociology by Collins, Hodder Education and Polity are now AQA approved.

You can order AQA-approved textbooks directly from the publishers. You don't need to buy approved textbooks in order to teach our specifications.

AQA A-level Sociology Year 1 and AS Student Book

AQA A-level Sociology Year 1 and AS Student Book

Authors: Steve Chapman, Martin Holborn, Stephen Moore and Dave Aiken
Publisher: Collins
ISBN-13: 978-0-00-759747-5
Price: £24.99
Publication date: September 2015 - out now

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AQA A-level Sociology Year 2 Student Book

AQA A-level Sociology Year 2 Student Book

Authors: Steve Chapman, Martin Holborn, Stephen Moore and Dave Aiken
Publisher: Collins
ISBN-13: 978-0-00-759749-9
Price: £24.99
Publication date: April 2016 - out now


AQA Sociology for A Level Book 1

AQA Sociology for A Level Book 1

Authors: David Bown, Laura Pountney, Tomislav Maric
Publisher: Hodder Education
ISBN-13: 978-1-4718-3939-9
Price: £25.99
Publication date: July 2015 - out now
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AQA Sociology for A Level Book 2

AQA Sociology for A Level Book 2

Authors: David Bown, Laura Pountney, Tomislav Maric, Natalie Meadows
Publisher: Hodder Education
ISBN-13: 978-1-4718-3942-9
Price: £25.99
Publication date: September 2016 - out now
Digital version available: November 2016


Sociology for AQA Volume 1: AS and 1st-Year A Level, 5th edition

Sociology for AQA Volume 1: AS and 1st-Year A Level, 5th edition

Authors: Ken Browne
Publisher: Polity
ISBN-13: 978-0-7456-9130-5
Price: £21.99
Publication date: March 2015 - out now


Sociology for AQA Volume 2: 2nd-Year A Level, 3rd edition

Sociology for AQA Volume 2: 2nd-Year A Level, 3rd edition

Authors: Ken Browne, Jonathan Blundell and Pamela Law
Publisher: Polity
ISBN-13: 978-0-7456-9694-2
Price: £22.99
Publication date: April 2016 - out now