What will I learn?
If you are looking for an entry level course into the social sciences to explore a wide range of courses at level 4/5.
You'll learn about:
- Social Anthropology
- International Issues
supported by a dedicated guidance tutor.
Take your first step into a potential future career in social work, education, media and an array of other potential routes. This is an 18 week full time course that runs until December. Successful students will progress onto the January Start On Track in Social Sciences course that starts in January and runs for 18 weeks.
What qualifications do I need?
Students generally should have at least 3 national 4’s at c or above. We will consider applications from mature students and students with few qualifications on a case by case basis.
Additionally, students will attend an interview to demonstrate that they have a live interest in social sciences.
What can I do after?
Introduction to Social Sciences leads on to the ON TRACK with Social Sciences course that runs from January to June. This is also an 18 week course which enables students to complete an entire NC level 5 in Social Sciences.
The two courses then lead on to the NC Social Sciences Level 6 which is a higher level course and prepares students to apply for university or HNC Social Sciences.
Other progression routes include Access to University courses for more experienced students or moving on to NC courses in Media, Computing, Sports, Catering, Beauty, Social Care and many others.
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.
Duration: 18 weeks