Social Sciences (Level 6)

Ayrshire College


Ayr Campus, Kilmarnock Campus, Kilwinning Campus


Social science is crucial in helping us understand and tackle Society’s problems. Whether it is studying the impact of ever evolving technology on our lives, environmental issues such as climate change, mental health and wellbeing, poverty, inequality, this course will help you understand the relevance of Social Science to 21st Century

Our exciting course includes social science subjects such as sociology, psychology, criminology, social research, history and politics. Through studying the social science you will develop a better understanding of societies and cultures. In addition, you will develop your essential skills that will improve your communication skills, self-awareness and confidence, digital skills, self-management, and social intelligence.

Entry Requirements

5 subjects at National 5; or relevant national qualifications at SCQF Level 5. Interview.

Progression Routes

HNC Social Sciences

Start Date




Study Method

Full time

Course Length

1 year


Social Science

SCQF Level