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Introduction to Social Sciences SCQF Level 5

SCQF Level 5

This short 18 week course provides students with the opportunity to study a number of subjects within the Social Sciences as well as build up their study skills. Students will also be given the opportunity to explore further study options and progression routes.

What You Study

  • Core Skills, Communications, Numeracy, Information Technology
  • Sociology
  • Psychology
  • History
  • Modern Studies

Duration and Attendance

This is a full time course which runs for 18 weeks

Entry Requirements

3 Standard Grades at General level or 3 Intermediate 1/ National 4 qualfications in relevant subjects.

Candidates without formal qualifications who can demonstrate an ability to study at this level will be considered.

Further Study

This course may provide entry to the Level 5 Pathway to Social Sciences

Career Opportunities

  • Pubilc Service
  • Retail
  • Community Education
  • Adminstration

Student Expenses


Application Process

Short Interview.

Course Fees and Funding

All courses provided by Fife College attract a fee which must be paid by, or on behalf of, the student attending. These fees may be covered by Fife College or SAAS depending on your individual circumstances but you must apply for these to be paid on your behalf.

It is your responsibility to apply for your fees to be paid or to make arrangements to pay your own fees.

For further information on course fees, funding options, how to apply for funding and other financial support available, please visit our Financing Your Studies Page in our Student Info section.

This course is currently offered on the date(s) and venue(s) listed below.

Method of Study Starts* Ends* Based at

While we make every attempt to ensure the accuracy of course information, this is subject to change, as part of our continuous improvement process.

*Start and End dates refer to the week commencing date and the actual date could be any date within that week.

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