Social Sciences SCQF 5 NC

Entry requirements

You should have three qualifications at SCQF Level 5 or equivalent in relevant subjects. 

If you don't meet our entry requirements, your previous experience and credentials may still qualify you for this course. 

  1. Psychology
  2. Sociology
  3. History
  4. Criminology
  5. Philosophy
  6. Modern Studies
  7. Communication and Introduction to Literature
  8. Political Theory
  9. Personal Development - Developing interpersonal skills and skills for work
  10. Core Skills - ICT, Numeracy

How will I study my course?

  • Full Time

Face to face teaching; online; independent study

How long will my course last?

1 Year

Where can I study my course?

    • Perth College UHI

Start date



Most full-time students will have their fees paid.

Students on part-time courses may also be eligible to have their course fees waived.

What can I do on completion of my course?

Successful completion of this course guarantees you a place on our NC Social Sciences Level 6 programme or Access to Social Sciences (SWAP Programme) if eligible.

Is there more information available online?

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Apply for Social Sciences SCQF 5 NC

I want to start in 2020/21

We are delighted that you are thinking about studying at Perth College UHI. Perth College operates a fair and open admissions system committed to equality of opportunity and non-discrimination. We consider all applications on merit and on the basis of ability to achieve, without discrimination on grounds of age, disability, gender identity, marriage and civil partnership, pregnancy and maternity status, race, religion and/or belief, sex, sexual orientation or socio-economic background. We welcome applications from all prospective students and aim to provide appropriate and efficient services to students with disabilities.