Social Science Highers Programme Higher

What is special about this course?

This course gives you the opportunity to study the social sciences in detail, and deepen your understanding of how society works and how people interact to make change. Including studying 

Highers in:

  • English
  • Psychology
  • Sociology

 

Entry requirements

  • Three passes at National 5 at B or above, or three passes at Intermediate 2 at B or above from the following: English, History, Philosophy, RMPS, French, Sociology, Psychology, Modern Studies, Geography, Maths or other related subjects.
  • Three passes at Standard Grade 1 or 2 in the following: English, History, Philosophy, RMPS, French, Sociology, Psychology, Modern Studies, Geography, Maths or other related subjects.
  • NC Social Science at Level 5 plus National 5 English at A or B.

 

Mature students

Mature students' accreditation of prior learning will be taken into consideration and you will be called for interview. 

Highers in:

  • English
  • Psychology
  • Sociology

     

    How will I study my course?

    • Full Time
    • Part Time

    Face-to-Face


    How long will my course last?


    1 Year

    Where can I study my course?

      • Inverness Campus

    Start date

    August

    Fees

    For the latest information on fees please see our fees policy.

    Additional Costs

    Please note if you wish to study on a part time basis there is a cost of £350 per subject. Some applicants may be eligible for a fee waiver.   

    What can I do on completion of my course?

    On completion:

    • HNC Social Servicces
    • BA (Hons) Social Science
    • BA (Hons) Sociology and Politics
    • BA (Hons) Sociology and Criminology
    • BA (Hons) Psychology
    • BA (Hons) History and Politics
    • There may be opportunities to gain employment in the private or public sector as well as the third sector, such as social services, social care, police and voluntary organisations.

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    Apply for Social Science Highers Programme Higher

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