New College Lanarkshire - Motherwell

      Full Time Social Sciences HNC

      New College Lanarkshire - Motherwell
      In Motherwell

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      Important information

      Typology HNC
      Location Motherwell (Scotland)
      Duration 1 Year
      • HNC
      • Motherwell (Scotland)
      • Duration:
        1 Year
      Description

      If you are interested in social issues and want to develop knowledge in Social Science subjects or progress to a Social Sciences degree, this course is for you. You should enjoy reading, as there is a large amount needed on this course. You will study: Research and Methodology (looking at the ways Social Science studies human behaviour), Sociology (the study of people in social groups).

      Important information

      Government funding available

      Facilities (1)
      Where and when
      Starts Location
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      Motherwell
      1 Enterprise Way, ML1 2TX, North Lanarkshire, Scotland
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      Starts On request
      Location
      Motherwell
      1 Enterprise Way, ML1 2TX, North Lanarkshire, Scotland
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      To take into account

      · Requirements

      1 Higher in English or a Social Science subject plus units at Higher level, or NQ Units in Social Sciences, or other NQ grouping of Units at Intermediate 2/Higher

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      What you'll learn on the course

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      Course programme



      Social Sciences HNC
      If you are interested in social issues and want to develop knowledge in Social Science subjects or progress to a Social Sciences degree, this course is for you. You should enjoy reading, as there is a large amount needed on this course.

      You will study: Research and Methodology (looking at the ways Social Science studies human behaviour), Sociology (the study of people in social groups), Psychology (the study of the mind and behaviour), History (the study of the known past), Politics (study of authority and government), Geography (the study of the environment and its effect on humans).

      Units are assessed by either closed book (exam) or open book written assignments. There is also a Graded Unit exam in early May, which gives a grade of A, B or C.

      Further Study/Employment
      The HNC will gain you access to a year 1 place in university. However, you may be able to gain entry to year 2 of some degree courses. Work may be in administration, local government, banking, police, civil service, retailing and education.

      Course Details

      Duration: 1 year full time or 2 years part time

      SCQF: Level 6

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