Advanced Certificate in Social Sciences
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, Social Anthropology, Sociology, Psychology, History, Criminology, Geography, Modern Studies, Counselling, Volunteering, Analysing Sources and Texts, Employability/Study/Exam Skills, Guidance and Graded Exam.
Internal progression to HNC level study at D&A will depend on successful completion of all units, performance, attendance and staff reference.
Three National 5 qualifications in appropriate subjects or appropriate Level 5 group award with all course credits achieved or two National 5 qualifications plus a relevant NPA. 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.
Potential progression to HNC Social Sciences, further study at related HN level or volunteering/employment.
26 Aug 2024
- 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