Intermediate Certificate: Pathway to Social Sciences

Fife College


Kirkcaldy (St Brycedale) Campus, Dunfermline (Halbeath) Campus


Pathway to Social Sciences is for those who want to explore Social Sciences subjects such as Psychology, Criminology and Sociology. You will study how social sciences help us to make sense of every aspect of the world we live in.

A course-focused approach allows you to recognise how the disciplines overlap and interact. A key theme of this course is the evolution of society, and the methods that humans have developed to try to understand, and shape it. You will develop your academic skills to help you to make the most of your studies.

You will study: History, Sociology, Psychology, Crime in the community

The Core Skills of ICT, numeracy and communication will be developed and certificated on this course

Entry Requirements

4 relevant subjects at National 4; or Certificate: Start Here for Qualifications; or other relevant national qualifications at SCQF Level 4. Interview.

Progression Routes

Relevant Advanced Certificates

Start Date




Study Method

Full time

Course Length

1 year


Social Sciences

SCQF Level



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