Stromness, Virtual Learning Environment (VLE)
Are you curious about how society works and how and why people interact with one another in the way they do? If the answer is yes, then the BA (Hons) Social Sciences degree is for you. Here you will study society, its people and institutions, which will give you an insight into the everyday life of our communities and workplaces.
You will focus on sociology, politics and psychology and develop transferable skills in problem solving, group working and communication which are highly valued by employers. There is strong emphasis on research methods which will give you the skills necessary to carry out independent research for your future career, including your dissertation in the fourth year.
3 Highers at BBC including 2 relevant subjects.
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.
Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences