Social Science NC Level 5

What is special about this course?

This course introduces you to the study of Social Sciences. You will study Psychology, Sociology, History and English at Level 5. This course is an exciting opportunity to learn about how society works and how people interact with each other. There will be plenty of discussion and group work, and the chance to talk about 'big ideas': the meaning of life, what makes people think, how individuals interact with one another.

Entry requirements

School leavers

  • Four National 4 passes, one must include English, Relevant subjects include Sociology, Psychology, Modern Studies, History, RMPS, French.

​​​​​​​Mature students

  • Mature students’ accreditation of prior experience and learning will be taken into consideration and you will be interviewed.

 

You will study:

  • Level 5 Psychology
  • Level 5 Sociology
  • Level 5 History
  • Level 5 English
  • Level 5 ESOL is also available as an option on this course.
  • Level 5 Communication
  • Level 4 ICT
  • Heritage Industry in Scotland 

How will I study my course?

  • Full Time
  • Part Time
  • Face-to-face

How long will my course last?

1 Years

Where can I study my course?

    • Inverness Campus

Start date

August 

Fees

Fee information for FULL TIME Further Education courses

If you have been living in the UK for at least 3 years, are ordinary resident in Scotland before the course start date it is likely that you will not have to pay fees for your full time course.  Please check our Fee Waiver Policy.

Full time students will automatically receive the fee waiver if they are eligible. We will use the information provided on your course application form to determine whether you are eligible. 

Scottish students

Further Education course  (SQCF 1-6)

2021-22

2022-23

Full-time per year

£1,410

£1,790

Rest of UK students

For students normally domiciled in the rest of the UK (England, Wales and N. Ireland, including Channel Islands and the Isle of Man) and with a term time address in Scotland, the following fees apply:

Further Education course  (SQCF 1-6)

2022-23

Full-time

£5,970

International students

For students who do not normally reside in the UK, including EU/EEA and Swiss nationals without settled or pre-settled status in the UK, with a term-time address in Scotland, the following fees apply:

Further Education course  (SQCF 1-6)

2022-23

Full time

£5,970

 Fees are payable on enrolment each academic year.

Please contact credit.control.ic@uhi.ac.uk if you have any further questions on fees.

Fee information for PART TIME Further Education courses

A Fee Waiver could be available to help with the payment of course fees depending on your personal circumstances, please check our Fee Waiver Policy to see if you are eligible.

Scottish students

Further Education (SCQF 1-6) level 

2021-22

2022-23

Part-time (per credit)

£122

£122

Rest of UK and International students 

Further Education (SCQF 1-6) level 

2022-23

Part-time (per credit)

£485

Fees are payable on enrolment each academic year.

Please contact credit.control.ic@uhi.ac.uk if you have any further questions on fees.

Funding

Bursary or EMA (Educational Maintenance Allowance)

What can I do on completion of my course?

  • NC Social Science at SCQF Level 6.
  • There may be opportunities for employment in the private or public sector, for example within social services, social care or the youth and community sector.

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Apply for Social Science NC Level 5

Applications for this subject are currently closed.

We are delighted that you are thinking about studying at UHI Inverness. UHI Inverness operates a fair and open admissions system committed to equality of opportunity and non-discrimination. We consider all applications on merit and on the basis of ability to achieve, without discrimination on grounds of age, disability, gender identity, marriage and civil partnership, pregnancy and maternity status, race, religion and/or belief, sex, sexual orientation or socio-economic background. We welcome applications from all prospective students and aim to provide appropriate and efficient services to students with disabilities.