Advanced Certificate in Social Sciences (Level 6)

Course Content

This level 6 course offers preparation for HNC Social Sciences and possible progression to workplaces and/or other level 7 courses. Subjects may include: Research, Sociology, Psychology, History, Criminology, Geography, Modern Studies, Counselling, Volunteering, Analysing Sources and Texts, Employability/Study/Exam Skills, Guidance and Graded Exam. Progression to HNC level study at D&A will depend on successful completion of all units, performance, attendance and reference.

Entry Requirements

Four National 5 qualifications in appropriate subjects; appropriate Level 5 group award with all course credits achieved, or equivalent. Relevant life/work experience may be considered. Further selection on personal statement. For current/prior learners attendance record/previous performance is considered.

Method of Assessment

Open and closed book assessments in a variety of formats.

Future Prospects

Potential progression to HNC Social Sciences, further study at related HN level or volunteering/employment.

Course Overview
  • Study Type

    Full Time

  • Campus

    Gardyne Campus

  • Start Date

    13 Sep 2021

  • SCQF Level


  • Duration

    32 Weeks

  • Subject Area

    Social Science

  • 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

Recruitment is now for Reserve List places only – please contact us if you wish to discuss

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