Mandatory units are:
Social sciences: research and methodology; Social sciences: graded unit 1; Psychology A: history and development of psychology; Sociology A: introducing sociological concepts and theories; Sociology B: application and analysis of sociological theory to sociological topics.
Option units may include:
Politics A: an introduction to political theory of the state; Psychology B: explanation and research of psychological topics; Politics B: the UK and Scotland; History A: introducing topics within a historical period; History B: analysing topics within a historical period; Philosophy A: an introduction to political debate; Criminology.
1 Higher, preferably English, History or Modern Studies. You may be asked to attend for interview and written test.
For some optional modules you will require a satisfactory criminal record check from Disclosure Scotland to show that you are suitable for this type of course. Contact Disclosure Scotland for details on the type you would need.
BA Hons Social Sciences
Part time (day)
Humanities and Social Sciences