Social Sciences

UHI Argyll


Oban Centre, Lochgilphead Centre and CERC, Dunoon Centre, Arran Centre, Islay Centre, Helensburgh Centre


This course will provide students with a deeper understanding of many different social science subjects. Students will have the opportunity to examine how their society works and to compare this with the realities of other cultures. Students will look at theoretical perspectives as well as applying real world examples to Sociology, Psychology and Criminology.

The course may also be attractive if you are a mature student wishing to change career direction or return to full-time study. Completion of this course qualifies you for entry to HNC Social Sciences the following year.

Entry Requirements

4 subjects at National 5 with 2 at A or B including a relevant subject, or relevant national qualifications at SCQF Level 5.

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Study Method

Part time (day)

Course Length

2 years


Humanities and Social Sciences

SCQF Level


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