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, 10am to 3.30pm


LocationInverness Campus

Duration 1 Year


Course content...

You will explore the following themes:

  • Scottish History: Migration and Empire 
  • The history and development of criminology
  • Psychological theory and method
  • Sociology: Culture and Identity
  • Politics: Political Representation.

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

What next... 

NC Social Science | SCQF Level 6

Social Science Highers



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.