Social Sciences: NATIONAL CERTIFICATE

SCQF LEVEL 6

DURATION:

One year

ENTRANCE REQUIREMENTS:

Passes in at least 3 relevant subjects at Nat 5, Core Skills Communication at SCQF 5.

Alternative qualifications which demonstrate the learners ability to study at this level may be accepted.

PROGRESSION ROUTES:

Entry to Associate Degree Programme at Newbattle Abbey College

HNC Social Sciences (SCQF level 7

Other programs which require some awareness of society and people.

QUALIFICATIONS GAINED:

NC group award at SCQF level 6 in Social Science

15 Credits at SCQF level 6 + 3 Credits at SCQF 5

Adult Achievement award at SCQF 6

CAREER OPPORTUNITIES:

Public Service / Public Administration
Retail / Commerce
Care
Community Education

People of different ages and nationalities having fun together

The NC in Social Sciences at SCQF level 6 is designed for learners who wish to progress to HN study or employment

This course, which will develop knowledge and skills in the Humanities and Social Sciences, is also suitable for school leavers who may wish to augment their Higher qualifications before embarking on university study.

This course is an introduction to the world of social sciences. You will learn about the society we live in, and what makes us into the people that we are.   If you find yourself asking “Why?” as you watch the news or listen to politicians or see problems in society, then this course will be of interest for you. 

COURSE CONTENT

The key elements of the course are shown, but learners can additionally tailor their programme in either Social Sciences or Celtic Studies.

* ICT, Core Maths, Communications and Literature

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