Fast Track to Social Science

Course Content

This full-time course is designed for individuals looking to re-skill or enhance existing qualifications. This level 4/5 course includes an NPA in Criminology at Level 5. Additional subjects include Modern Studies, Communications and Geography. There will also be opportunities to explore volunteering and employment pathways. This course is suited to those wishing to develop a deeper understanding of the Social Sciences and Criminology in order to progress to a range of Social Sciences courses at an appropriate level for the learner. Progression will depend on successful completion of all units, performance, attendance, strong personal statement and reference.

Entry Requirements

Applicants will be required to work at Levels 4/5 and therefore carries a higher academic workload than Introduction to Social Sciences Level 4. Entry qualifications will be considered on a case by case basis. A strong application form, personal statement and reference will be necessary.

Method of Assessment

Open and closed book assessments, presentations, reports, co-operative learning, portfolios, visual material and peer assessment.

Future Prospects

Can enable progression to further study in a range of subects and at an appropriate level for the learner. Pre-existing qualifications will also be considered for progression.

Course Overview
  • Study Type

    Full Time

  • Campus

    Gardyne Campus

  • Start Date

    08 Feb 2021

  • SCQF Level

    5

  • Duration

    16 Weeks

  • Subject Area

    Social Science

  • Fee stated is per academic year.  All course fees are reviewed annually, and subject to change. Published fees apply to the courses mode of delivery.
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