NC Social Science - Level 6

This course is designed for those students who wish to study in the social sciences. It is designed to offer an SCQF 6 level of knowledge and understanding in several social science disciplines, and is designed to prepare students for HNC level courses in the social sciences or other social subjects. 

Course content

The course includes National 6 level units in a selection of Social Sciences. The range of subjects offered include the following: 

  • Sociology
  • Psychology
  • Politics*
  • History
  • Modern Studies*
  • Communication
* please note that course content may vary slightly between campuses.

Students will complete  a minimum of one full course (external exams at 5 or Higher level) in a social sciences subject.

Entry requirements (minimum)

  • A minimum of four National 5 level qualifications at ‘A’ or ‘B’, with strong preference being given to National 5 qualifications in English and social subjects
  • If English is not the applicant’s first language, they must be able to demonstrate English language skills equivalent to an ESOL qualification at Higher level
  • A positive reference (academic or employment).
Selection process information

Progression routes

Successful students may apply for progression to HNC Social Sciences, or other SCQF level courses in vocational areas (e.g. Social care, early education and childcare, etc.). Some students may wish to continue their studies in the General Education (Highers) programme at Glasgow Clyde College.

SCQF level

6

Start date

28 August 2017

Duration

1 Year(s), August to June

SCQF level

6

Start date

28 August 2017

Duration

1 Year(s), August to June

For courses starting in August 2017, you can make up to two applications.

Applications are made to a course and a first choice of campus. If the course is oversubscribed at your first choice you will be automatically considered for alternative sites and may be made an offer without a further application.

 
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Anniesland Campus
T: 0141 357 6063
E: aclanniesland@glasgowclyde.ac.uk 

Langside Campus
T: 0141 272 3776
E: acllangside@glasgowclyde.ac.uk

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