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Social Sciences NC

(SCQF level 6)

Social Sciences, Education and Humanities

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Mode of Study

Full-time

Start Date

30th Aug 2021, 1 year

Location

City Campus

  • Applications from International Students Welcome
  • Overview

    This is a varied course aiming to develop your awareness of current social issues and equip you with sound communication skills. This could help you find a job in many sectors like administration, business and local authority.

    This course is placed on the Scottish Credit Qualifications Framework at Level 6. For more information on the framework visit: www.scqf.org.uk/the-framework/.

    Entry requirements

    Minimum entry requirements

    • Four National 5 qualifications at Grade C or above including English and one social science subject such as Sociology, Modern Studies, History, Politics, Psychology, Philosophy, Geography, RMPS or Economics; OR
    • National Qualification at SCQF level 5 in a related subject; OR
    • Other equivalent qualifications or experience.

    Additional selection requirements

    You'll be invited for a group and/or individual interview where you can find out more about the course and tell us why you're interested in this subject area.  Where COVID restrictions are in place we will invite you to either a video meeting, telephone conference call or make an offer based on your application form.

    ESOL entry requirements

    Applicants whose first language is not English should have minimum ESOL Intermediate level 2 or equivalent for NC/NQ courses and ESOL Higher for HNC/D courses.

    What you study

    You’ll study:

    • Communication.
    • Psychology.
    • Sociology.
    • History.
    • Criminology.
    • Economics and Politics.

    After the course

    Careers

    This course provides a good grounding to help you find a job in the administration, business and local authority sectors.

    Continuing Study

    On successful completion, and with good references from your lecturers, you can apply for our various HNC courses, including social sciences.

    • Mode of Study:
      Full-time
    • Start Date:
      30th Aug 2021, 1 year
    • Location:
      City Campus
    • Applications from International Students Welcome