Certificate in Social Sciences (Level 5)
This 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, Research Methods, Modern Studies, Environmental Science, Health and Wellbeing, Communication, Numeracy and ICT skills. Progression to Advanced Certificate/Level 6 study at D&A will depend on the successful completion of all units, performance, attendance and staff reference.
Selection will be based on personal statement, diagnostic test and interview. For current/prior learners attendance and previous performance will be considered.
Method of Assessment
Open 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.
28 Aug 2023
- 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