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Social Sciences

New College Lanarkshire

Venues

Motherwell Campus, Cumbernauld Campus

Content

In year 1 you will study exactly the same as you would if you were on the HNC programme, so you will study: Research and Methodology (looking at the ways Social Science studies human behaviour), Sociology (the study of people in social groups), Psychology (the study of the mind and behaviour), History (the study of the known pasts), Politics (study of authority and government), Geography (study of inequality). There is also a graded unit exam.

In year 2 you will continue with Psychology, Sociology, Politics and History and you will study Research Issues and Criminology. There are 2 graded units in year 2 - an exam and a project.

Entry Requirements

2 Highers preferably including English and/or a social science subject; or Access to Social Sciences (SWAP); or NQ Social Sciences (Level 6). Interview.

Progression Routes

HND Year 2

Start Date

August

Qualification

HND

Study Method

Full time

Course Length

2 years

Department

Social Sciences

SCQF Level

8

Career Sectors

Arts and Social Sciences General

English

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Humanities

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