Introduction to Social Sciences


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This course will provide you with an introduction to social science subjects, including history, criminology, psychology, society and culture. You will develop skills allowing you to learn independently and apply your critical thinking to a variety of subjects.


Level SCQF 5

Delivery Face to Face | Friday, 9am to 3.30pm


Location Inverness College UHI

Duration 1 Year


Course content...

You will explore the following themes:

  • Historical study: Scottish and British
  • The history and development of criminology
  • Psychological theory and method
  • Social anthropology: understanding our place in the world.

This will provide you with the opportunity to follow a specific area of interest after you complete this course.


Entry requirements

  • Students should be working towards, or have achieved, at least one pass at National 4. You should demonstrate a keen interest in this area of work.