Course content includes 11 units that have been chosen to be vocationally relevant for careers in the Social Sciences. The units include the following; Essay skills; Personal organisation and time management; Reviewing and Planning for the Future; Numeracy; Sociology; Psychology; Stress Management; Crime and Deviance; Research in a community setting; the Independent Academic Study
You will be assessed through a range of methods including essays, presentations, exams and a small-scale research project. You will be given regular tutorials to check progress, identify and support any issues, set targets and support your return to academic study and writing.
This pathway is suitable for students wishing to move on to Social Science related Higher Education courses including degrees in Social Work, Teaching, Psychology, Sociology and Criminology. This course is suitable for career enhancement or university entrance on a wide variety of courses. Students are given support to apply for a university place through the UCAS applications process.