Why Choose the Social Sciences at Fife College?
Life is one big system of chaos, driven by human behaviour and relationships. If you want to understand more about how societies establish resilient structures to maintain social order as well as promote policy, democracy and equality then choose one of our courses in social science.
You will gain a vast range of knowledge and understanding of society, culture and human interaction and learn to perceive the world in a different way.
Whichever path you take you will leave with a well-rounded transferable skillset, ready to specialise in your chosen area and find employment opportunities in private, public and voluntary sector organisations.
Our Social Sciences Courses
We offer courses in the following subjects:
Arts and Humanities
What kind of job could I do?
Public Services Worker
Additional Support Needs Teacher
Primary School Teacher
.…and many more
Progress to a Degree
Did you know that studying for an HNC or HND qualification is the equivalent of first year (HNC) or second year (HND) of a Degree at university? Our HNC/HND Social Sciences courses provide articulation routes for direct entry to either year two or three of a related degree with our partner universities, including
Robert Gordon University
Heriot Watt University
Queen Margaret University
University of the Highlands & Islands
University of West Scotland.
What Happens after I Apply?
There are four possible outcomes from your interview:
Unconditional offer: you have met all the entry requirements and your place is guaranteed.
Conditional offer: your place is secured pending meeting the entry requirements.
Waiting list: you have met all entry requirements; however, the course is full.
If any spaces become available you may be contacted usually around about the course start date.
Unsuccessful: speak to our Guidance Team.
They may be able to help you find another suitable course.
Discover What the Course Is Really Like
Hear from Steph Halkerston on how her Social Science course helped her with her route into teaching.
Thinking About a Degree?
Watch a quick video on Degree options at Fife College.