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Social Sciences incorporating ICS

Social Science with NPA Mental Health Level 4

Campus Granton Campus

Qualification SCQF Level 4

Study mode Full time

Duration 21 weeks

Start date Jan 2023

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Course overview

This course will appeal to a range of learners who are interested in exploring the topic of mental health and well-being, you will also gain an understanding of psychology, modern studies and history while developing a range of skills that will be useful for your future studies.

This is an academic course and you need to enjoy reading, writing and researching to succeed. You also need to be interested in all the subjects on the course.

This course runs for 18 weeks from January until June. If you enjoy the course you can progress onto the August start, Level 5 Social Science course

What you will learn

The course includes:

  • NPA in Mental Health and Wellbeing

as well as units in:

  • Psychology
  • Sociology
  • History
  • Communication
  • ICT

How the course is assessed

  • You will be continually assessed through, essays, reports and presentations.  

Number of days per week

  • 3 days per week

Entry requirements

  • Keen interest in Social Science subjects
  • National 4 English (or equivalent)
  • A strong personal statement in support of your application
  • Consideration for those with National 3 English (or equivalent) supplemented by an interview

Information on Tests / Auditions / Interview Requirements

  • You will be given a conditional or unconditional offer based on your application.
  • Candidates with National 3 English may be invited for an interview to demonstrate skills required for the course
  • An emphasis is placed on your personal statement

English Proficiency Requirements

IELTS 5.5

Progression and Articulation Routes

  • NC Social Science SCQF level 5
  • National 5 is Social Science subjects

Career options

  • Social Services

Study Options

Campus Study mode Start date Duration
Granton Campus Full time 23/01/23 21 Weeks

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