Social Sciences

HND Social Sciences

  • Campuses

    • Paisley
  • Course type

    Full time

  • Level

    SCQF Higher National

  • Campuses

    • Paisley
  • Course type

    Full time

  • Level

    SCQF Higher National

  • Start date

    26 Aug 24


What will I learn?

You'll learn about:

  • Sociology
  • Psychology
  • Politics
  • History
  • Social Sciences: Social Policy

What qualifications do I need?

You'll need an HNC qualification with 15 credits. Articulation to the HND is most suited to those who have studied social science subjects at SCQF level 7.

What can I do after?

Following successful completion of the course, you could articulate onto a variety of degree courses including:

  • 1st year entry only at University of Glasgow and University of Strathclyde
  • 2nd or 3rd year entry at the University of the West of Scotland and Stirling University depending on Graded Unit results and references.
  • 3rd year entry at Glasgow Caledonian University
  • BA Combined Social Science with the Open University

Studying Social Sciences also has the advantage of keeping your career options open with successful students moving into careers such as: social research, media research, human resources, public relations, teaching, policing, social work, charity, and community-based work.


Programme Information

Start: August

End: June

Duration: 1 year

Higher National

Study options

Campus Mode Start date Level
Paisley Full time Aug 24 SCQF Higher National

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