This course gives you the opportunity to study the Social Sciences in detail. There are two pathways available where you can chose to study Politics, Psychology and Sociology, at Higher level; or English, Pyschology and Sociology, at Higher level. The options available will be discussed with you at interview.
This course is a fantastic opportunity to deepen your understanding of how society works and how people interact. 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.
The course is an excellent stepping stone to Higher Education study in the Social Sciences and gives you the skills and qualifications you need to pursue your interests at HN or degree level.
For students wishing to study three subjects:
For students wishing to study four subjects:
In exceptional circumstances you may be permitted to take 4 subjects. These are Psychology, Sociology, Politics and English.
Depending on the pathway chosen, you will study:
Continuous assessment with the opportunity to sit Higher exams
For information on costs of this course please contact the college at which you wish to study.
Bursary or EMA (Educational Maintenance Allowance)
There are opportunities to progress to a wide range of
Higher Education courses.
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