Certificate in Social Sciences (Level 5)
This level 5 course is suited to those returning to education without previous relevant qualifications or those wishing to develop a basic understanding of the Social Sciences in order to progress to Advanced Certificate in Social Sciences or other level 6 courses. Subjects may include: Sociology, Psychology, Criminology, History, Social Anthropology, Geography, Modern Studies, Research Methods, Enterprise, Communication, Numeracy and ICT skills. Progression to Advanced Certificate/Level 6 study at D&A will depend on successful completion of all units, performance, attendance and reference.
Selection will be based on personal statement, reference, diagnostic test and interview. Relevant life/work experience may also be considered. For current/prior students attendance/previous performance will be considered.
Method of Assessment
Open and closed book assessments, presentations, reports, co-operative learning, portfolios, visual material and peer assessment.
Successful completion of this course would allow progression to Advanced Certificate in Social Sciences (level 6) or other college courses.
21 Sep 2020
- Tuition fees may be paid for full-time students in Scotland subject to meeting residency requirements, applications should be made to the appropriate funding body. International Students please refer to our International fees page
The course application is currently closed. You can find out more information about this course by making an enquiry.