HND Social Sciences (Year 2)

Course Content

This HND builds on the knowledge gained from HNC Social Sciences in all core subject areas. Subjects may include Sociology, Psychology, History, Criminology, Graded Project and Research Issues. Delivery is split between Arbroath and Gardyne campuses. Guidance and support with study/ exam skills and UCAS applications are also provided. This 15 credit course may allow for 3rd year articulation into various undergraduate degrees including at Abertay, RGU, Aberdeen, UHI, Stirling, Strathclyde and the Open University. Employment opportunities include criminal justice work, research, teaching, international relations, public, private and third sectors, social and community workers, police and prison services.

Entry Requirements

Successful completion of HNC Social Science with 15 credits and B grade for graded unit. All applicants with a C grade will be reviewed on a case by case basis. Further selection will be dependent upon a strong personal statement and/or reference from HNC provider.

Method of Assessment

High academic workload. Open and closed book assessments, presentations, academic posters, blogs, co-operative learning, presentations and tutorials.

Future Prospects

May allow direct entry into 2nd or 3rd year of a wide range of undergraduate degrees including Social Sciences, Sociology, History, Criminology and Psychology.

Course Overview
  • Study Type

    Full Time

  • Campus

    Arbroath Campus

  • Start Date

    29 Aug 2022

  • 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
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