Introduction to Social Sciences and Self

Edinburgh College


Granton Campus, Milton Road Campus


This social science course will take you on a thought-provoking journey of discovery. It will help you to understand yourself, your relationship to others and your place in the world.

You will also explore the world beyond your immediate experiences. By studying different cultures and understanding human interactions social scientists can contribute to building a better future for all. We can improve the way governments function and we can improve our education systems in order to create a flourishing society.

On this course you will be studying culture and identity, human behaviour and attitudes through the lens of a psychologist. criminologist, sociologist, historian and politician.

Entry Requirements

National 4 English and a social science subject. Interview.

Progression Routes

Relevant course at SCQF Level 5

Start Date




Study Method

Full time

Course Length

22 weeks


Social Science

SCQF Level


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