New College Lanarkshire - Motherwell

Full Time Social Sciences HNC

New College Lanarkshire - Motherwell
In Motherwell

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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
On request
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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