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Psychology,Criminology and Social Science SCQF Level 6

  • Start date:   August 2024
  • Level of Qualification:   SCQF Level 6
  • Course Type:   Full-time

Psychology,Criminology and Social Science SCQF Level 6

Please note: this course is now full and only reserve places are available.

This course is designed to prepare students for HNC study in the Social Sciences 

Start date – Aug 2024

End date – Jun 2025

SCQF Level - 6

Mode – Full time

Duration - 1 Year

Psychology, Criminology and Social Science SCQF Level 6 is for those who want to learn about competing views, perspectives, theories and evidence from social science subjects such as criminology, psychology and sociology.

  • What the course includes

    The course includes: 

    • Social sciences: Criminology, Psychology and Sociology 
    • National 5 Maths and Level 6 Communication
    • Extra-curricular activities such as conferences, guest speakers and trips 
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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

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 and/or a group discussion 
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