COURSE INFORMATION

This course introduces you to the world of social sciences.

You will learn about the society we live in, individual behaviour and what makes us who we are, gaining National 5 level qualifications along the way.

Issues examined on the course include: gender roles; inequality in society; what makes someone a criminal; does nature or nurture make us who we are.

  • Understanding of the social and political world
  • Analysis and evaluation skills
  • Core skills and other transferable skills
  • Information gathering
  • Presenting information
  • Drawing conclusions
  • One year full-time
  • History
  • Sociology
  • Psychology
  • Crime in the community
  • The Core Skills of ICT, numeracy and communication will be developed and certificated on this course
  • NB the actual content might vary by campus.

One of the following:

  • Four National 4s in relevant subjects (such as English, History, Modern Studies, Geography, RMPS, Business Studies)
  • Certificate: Start Here for Qualifications
  • Advanced Certificate: Pathway to Social Sciences
  • Advanced Certificate: Pathway to HNC/D/Degree
  • Advanced Certificate courses in care, social care and related areas.
  • Public service
  • Retail
  • Care
  • Finance
  • Community education
  • Administration
  • 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