Social Science (Level 5)

Glasgow Clyde College


Anniesland Campus, Langside Campus


This NC Social Science course is ideal if you wish to begin study in the social sciences. It provides an introduction to several social science subjects, and considers how society, past and present, impacts the individual and how people can impact their surroundings. A range of topics will be covered, these include conformity and where it comes from, discussions on how the media, family and education influence people and the steps and processes undertaken at a crime scene by various professionals. The course aims to develop an understanding of how different social scientists attempt to explain the world that surrounds us and offer a foundation level of knowledge and understanding in several social science disciplines.

The range of subjects offered include the following: Sociology, Psychology, History, Modern Studies and Criminology.

Please note that course content may vary slightly between campuses.

You will complete at least one full National 5 SQA external exam in a social sciences subject.

Entry Requirements

4 subjects at National 4 including English and social science subjects. Interview and pre-entry test.

Progression Routes

NC Social Science (Level 6) or other relevant courses at SCQF Level 6.

Start Date




Study Method

Full time

Course Length

1 year


Social Science

SCQF Level


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