Pathways to Social Sciences (Level 5)

Ayrshire College


Ayr Campus, Kilmarnock Campus, Kilwinning Campus


Begin a fascinating journey into social sciences with our Level 5 course. In just 18 weeks, you will explore gripping topics and gain insights into today's dynamic society. Discover the foundations of social sciences and build on your existing knowledge of contemporary issues. If you're intrigued by the complexities of human behaviour, social dynamics, and the world we live in, this course is the perfect starting point.

Subjects include:

investigate famous criminal cases; discover more about social psychology; explore sociology; examine current topics around equality, diversity; study political systems; uncover the significance of historical events; and, learn about population distribution, growth and change.

Entry Requirements

4 subjects at National 4, or relevant national qualifications at SCQF Level 4. Interview.

Progression Routes

Further study to Social Sciences (Level 6) or other similar courses.

Start Date




Study Method

Full time

Course Length

18 weeks


Social Science

SCQF Level


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