Social Science

Glasgow Clyde College


Anniesland Campus, Langside Campus


This HND Social Science course is ideal if you want to study a range of social science subjects up to and including the equivalent of 2nd year university level, but in an alternative higher education setting.

You will study for two years to complete the full HND or you have the option to complete HNC after one year of successful study.

Through critical thinking about social and cultural issues the course seeks to develop your analytical, evaluative, problem solving and communication skills.

The HND course provides in-depth study in the main social science subjects including:

Sociology; Psychology; History; Politics; Philosophy; Geography; Criminology

Please note that the course content will vary slightly between campuses.

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.

Progression Routes

Degree level study, with 1st, 2nd or 3rd year entry available at some universities.

Start Date




Study Method

Full time

Course Length

2 years


Social Science

SCQF Level


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