This is an excellent course that offers routes into a range of degree courses, employment, and vocational training. It focuses on the systematic study of people and society. It also aims to develop transferable skills including communication, analytical ability and the handling of complex information.

  • Sociology
  • Psychology
  • History
  • Research methodology
  • Politics
  • Two Highers at Grade C or above, one of which must be English*, with the other being drawn from a range of relevant subjects which could include Modern Studies, History, Sociology, Psychology, Geography, Economics, Politics, Philosophy, Maths, Biology or Religious, Moral and Philosophical Studies. In addition, you are required to have two National 5s at Grade C or above

*NC Communication Higher and Literature 1 is an acceptable alternative to Higher English at Grade C.

  • Teaching
  • Community education
  • Human resources
  • Social researcher
  • Social worker
  • Probation officer
  • Psychologist
  • You may be required to take part in an informal conversation as part of the application process. This group/individual conversation may be an information session, a portfolio discussion, or a skills based exercise