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Social Sciences

West Lothian College

Content

This course is for those who want to learn about competing views, perspectives, theories and evidence in social science subjects such as psychology, sociology and philosophy. You will evaluate and conduct research in these areas and find out about the philosophical basis of these subjects.

The course includes:
Social sciences: psychology and sociology; Other subjects such as philosophy and research methodology; Critical and evaluative thinking, problem solving, communication and presentation; Big data and Criminology; Research skills.

Entry Requirements

2 relevant Highers at B including English, or a relevant Foundation Apprenticeship. Entry is by interview.

Progression Routes

Progression to HND or degree courses in psychology, sociology, economics or a variety of other social science oriented degrees such as criminology at another further or higher education institution.

Start Date

August

Qualification

HNC

Study Method

Full time

Course Length

1 year

Department

Social Sciences

SCQF Level

7

Career Sectors

Arts and Social Sciences General

English

History

Humanities

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