Please note that students undertaking this course are required to complete HNC: Social Sciences first.

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.

  • Two years full-time
  • Sociology
  • Psychology
  • History
  • Research methodology/research issues
  • Criminology
  • Graded Unit exams and project
  • HNC: Social Sciences SCQF Level 7 with 15 credits 
  • 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