Social Science National Award (Intermediate 2)
Who is this course aimed at?
The Level 5 course would be suited to those returning to education without previous relevant qualifications or those wishing to develop a basic understanding of the social sciences in order to progress to Highers or HN and then University if required.
What entry requirements will I need?
Although there are no formal entry requirements for the level 5, it does require a reasonable level of communication and literacy skill in addition to motivation and commitment.
All candidates will be asked to attend an interview and successful placement on this programme may also be subject to a satisfactory reference. A written test will determine whether you have the required level of communication and literacy skills.
How and where will I study?
One year full-time and based at the main College campus in Arbroath. Educational visits and excursions to places like the Scottish Parliament in Edinburgh will further enhance your under- standing of social issues and current affairs.
What will I study on this course?
SCQF Level 5
Core subjects of Sociology and Psychology and options may include Criminology, Politics, Literature, Philosophy, Modern Studies, History, Communications and a range of Personal Development units such as Volunteering.
Job and progression routes?
The courses form an ideal progression route to Social Science National award (Higher) level 6 or a Highers programme dependent upon Credits gained, attendance and overall performance.