Humanities NQ

What is special about this course?

This course gives you the opportunity to study the Humanities in detail. At its core are Higher History, Higher Philosophy and Higher English. In exceptional circumstances students may also study Higher Politics in addition to these
subjects. This course is a fantastic opportunity to deepen your understanding of human culture.

Entry requirements

For students wishing to study three subjects:

  • Three passes in National 5 or Intermediate 2 at A or B in at least two of the following: English, History, Philosophy/RMPS, French, Sociology, Modern Studies, Geography or related subjects. Of those English is mandatory.
  • Three passes in ‘Standard Grade’ at 1 or 2 in at least two of the following: English, History, Philosophy/ RMPS, French, Sociology, Modern Studies, Geography or related subjects. Of those English is mandatory.
  • NC Social Science at Level 5.

For students wishing to study four subjects:

  • Four passes in National 5 or Intermediate 2 at A in at least three of the following: English, History, Philosophy/ RMPS, French, Sociology, Modern Studies, Geography or related subjects. Of those English is mandatory.
  • Four passes in ‘Standard Grade’ at 1 in at least three of the following: English, History, Philosophy/RMPS, French, Sociology, Modern Studies, Geography or related subjects.Of those English is mandatory.
  • NC Social Science at Level 5 and three passes at National 5 or Intermediate 2 at A.

Mature students:

  • Mature students’ accreditation of prior experience and learning will be taken into consideration and you are likely to be called for interview.

How will I study my course?

  • Full Time
  • Part Time

How long will my course last?

1 Years

Where can I study my course?

  • Beechwood Campus

How much will my course cost?

For information on costs of this course please contact the college at which you wish to study.

What can I do on completion of my course?

There are opportunities to progress to a wide range of
Higher Education courses.

  • BA (Hons) Literature.
  • BA (Hons) History / Scottish History.
  • BA (Hons) History & Literature / Scottish History & Literature.
  • BA (Hons) Gaelic Scotland.
  • BA (Hons) History and Politics.
  • BA (Hons) Scottish Cultural Studies.
  • HNC Social Sciences.
  • Other degree courses in the Humanities and Social Sciences.
  • 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.

Is there more information available online?

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Apply for Humanities NQ

I want to start in 2017/18

We are delighted that you are thinking about studying at Inverness College UHI. Inverness College 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.

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