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Psychology,Criminology and Social Science SCQF Level 6

  • Start date:   August 2023
  • Level of Qualification:   SCQF Level 6
  • Course Type:   Full-time

Psychology,Criminology and Social Science SCQF Level 6

Please be aware this course is now full. Alternatively, you can explore other courses on our website or email if you wish to speak to a member of staff.

This course is for those who want to learn about competing views, perspectives, theories and evidence from social science subjects such as criminology, psychology and sociology. It's designed to prepare students for HNC study in the Social Sciences 

  • about us

    What the course includes

    The course includes: 

    • Social sciences: criminology, psychology and sociology 
    • Other subjects such as maths, communication, literature, conferences and debates 

Why choose this course

This course will give you transferable skills for employment. You will also have chance to gain knowledge and understanding which may help you progress on to more advanced courses at SCQF Level 7. 

Entry requirements

  • Four National 5 qualifications at C grade or above, including English, and at least one other relevant subject such as Modern Studies. 
  • National 4 Maths or equivalent 
  • Supporting statement 
  • Successful interview  

If English is not your first language, ESOL Level 5 is an entry requirement for this course. 

  • Where it will lead

    Employment: It will give you a range of transferable skills that will be desirable to employers. 

    Education: HNC Social Sciences or other relevant HN-level courses within West Lothian College 

Interview arrangements

If we invite you for interview, plan to be in college for around two hours 

Please bring evidence of qualifications already gained and a pre-prepared personal statement (maximum of 300 words) which includes: 

  • Why you are interested in studying the course? 
  • The qualities you think are important for you to achieve your future goals 
  • Any other relevant information to support your application 

The interview involves: 

  • Individual discussion 


  • Group discussion 
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Take that next step in your career and apply for this course today. If the course is not yet open for applications, feel free to ask any questions by clicking make an enquiry.