Social Science

Glasgow Clyde College


Langside Campus


This one-year HNC Social Science course has been designed in agreement with the University of Glasgow (UofG), to allow successful students to progress on to Year 2 of degree programmes within the University’s College of Social Sciences (please see below the courses you can study). The course is designed for people who wish to study a range of social science subjects up to and including the equivalent of first-year university level, but in an alternative higher education setting.

You will be introduced to sociological and historical theories/ factors that explain both societal and human behaviour. In addition to this, you will consider political and ideological conflicts in the 20th Century.

Content includes:

Politics; Sociology; History; Psychology; Geography.

Entry Requirements

2 Highers (1 at B) including English and a social science subject or 2 social science subjects. Or NC Social Science (Level 6). Interview and written test. Must meet widening access criteria.

Progression Routes

Relevant degree programme.

Start Date




Study Method

Full time

Course Length

1 year


Social Science

SCQF Level


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