Access to Higher Social Sciences (Level 5)
Short Full time
From 21 Jan 2019
If you want to explore what’s happening around you in your home, in your street, in society and in the world, then this is the course for you.
Have you always wanted to find the answers to the bigger, burning issues in society? Do you want to find out what makes people tick and what makes the world go round? Then you’re a natural social scientist! This course will help to you analyse and evaluate not just the answers, but the questions too. Hot topics you’ll look at include why people commit crimes, can we ever be truly equal, does the media indulge or challenge stereotypes, plus loads more. You’ll find it contemporary, fascinating and full of lively debate and discussion!
For entry to this course you’ll need:
Continuing students should have successfully completed the introduction to social sciences course (other Level 4 courses will also be considered).
If you don’t have formal qualifications, but have life experience, then we’ll also consider you for a place, so please call us for a chat.
This course gives you a good introduction to the foundation and fascinating world of social sciences and builds on your existing knowledge of contemporary issues.
Here’s just some of what you’ll be doing:
When you successfully complete this course, you’ll have the choice of:
With additional qualifications in social sciences, possible careers options include (examples eg Education, campaigning, research, the media, social work, the Police Service, voluntary sector, health and social care.