HND Social Sciences (Year 2)
This HND builds on knowledge and skills gained from HNC Social Sciences. Subjects may include Sociology, Psychology, History, Criminology, Graded Project and Research Issues. There may be the opportunity to choose alternative units to suit interests and progression pathways. Guidance and support with study/ exam skills and UCAS applications are also provided.
Delivery may be split between Arbroath and Gardyne campuses.
This 15 credit course may allow for 3rd year progression into various undergraduate degrees including programmes at RGU, Aberdeen, Abertay, UHI, Stirling, Glasgow Caledonian and the Open University.
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
This course contains a high academic workload. Assessments include: open and closed book, presentations, academic posters, blogs, co-operative learning and tutorials. This course also includes a graded project and a graded unit closed book exam.
Successful completion of this course may allow direct entry into 2nd or 3rd year of a wide range of undergraduate degrees including Social Sciences, Sociology, History, Criminology and Psychology.
For those not wishing to further their studies, HND Social Sciences allows progression to a wide range of careers, employment opportunities and volunteering.
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