SCQF Level 4
Social Sciences incorporating ICS

Course Overview

If you are considering returning to education, Preparation for Study in Social Sciences is a good place to start. The course gives you the opportunity to start learning again and gain the qualifications needed to progress onto other courses in College. You will get the opportunity to study a wide range of subjects including Sociology, Psychology and History as well as brush up your communication, numeracy and IT skills.

What You Will Learn

  • Communication
  • History
  • Sociology
  • Psychology (with a focus on mental health)

Entry Requirements

  • You should feel comfortable working at SCQF Level 4 in reading writing and numeracy


English Proficiency Requirements
  • IELTS 5.5
How the course is assessed

  • Essays
  • Reports
  • Presentations

Information on Test/Auditions/Interview Requirements

  • You will be invited to the College for an interview which will give you the opportunity to find out more about the course


Progression And Articulation Routes

  • Level 5 Social Science course
  • Other Level 5 college courses

Number Of Days Per Week
  • 3
Course Cost And Funding Options
Course Delivery
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Courses may be subject to alteration or cancellation

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