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Access to Social Studies Access

(SCQF level 5)

Social Sciences, Faculty of Education and Society

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Mode of Study

Full-time

Start Date

27th Aug 2018, 1 year

27th Aug 2018, 1 year

Location

City Campus

Overview

This course is aimed primarily at adult returners but may also appeal to students who wish to explore introductory units in social sciences and in social care.

It is designed to provide a general introduction to social studies at a level that will appeal to learners still to gain key skills in further education.

Subjects covered include:

  • Sociology.
  • Psychology.
  • Modern studies.
  • Criminology.
  • Social care.

Entry requirements

Minimum entry requirements

  • National 4 English or National 5 ESOL at Grade C or above AND three National 4 qualifications; OR
  • Other equivalent qualifications or experience.

Additional selection requirements

  • You'll be invited for a group and/or individual interview where you’ll get the opportunity to find out more about the course and tell us why you're interested in this subject area.

What you study

You will study:

Various units in Sociology, Psychology, Modern studies, Criminology and Social Care.

After the course

Careers

Career opportunities for social scientists exist in Law and Legal Services, also in the Police, Youth Work, the Penal System and Criminal Justice. Market research continues to show that employers, in both the public and private sector, accept the relevance of the Social Sciences. Social care sectors recognise the value of qualifications in a wide range of sectors.

Continuing Study

Successful students can apply for NC Social Sciences Level 6 and various courses in Social Care.

  • Mode of Study:
    Full-time
  • Start Date:
    27th Aug 2018, 1 year
  • Location:
    City Campus