Social Sciences: Perspectives on 21st Century Society & Culture - SCQF Level 6

A comprehensive investigation of different social science perspectives on contemporary themes relevant to 21st Century society and culture.


North East Scotland College, Scotland
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This course is available on the North East Scotland College website.


Why take this course?

There has never been a better time to study the social sciences. Whether its gaining an understanding of the impact of technological change on society, new social movements, crime, climate change and the environment, awareness of mental health & wellbeing, social problems such as discrimination, inequality and poverty, the social sciences are there to investigate and provide informed explanations.

This exciting and relevant course includes social science subjects such as sociology, psychology, criminology, philosophy, social anthropology, social research, counselling and a historical/political investigation of contemporary issues. Through studying perspectives on 21st Century society and culture you will aim to develop a range of essential skills that will improve your communication skills, self-awareness and confidence, digital skills, self-management, social intelligence and innovation skills.

What you will experience

  • Sociology
  • Psychology
  • Perspectives on 21 Century Society & Culture
  • Social Anthropology (Aberdeen Campus only)
  • Philosophy
  • Criminology
  • Social science research & data
  • Communication & digital investigation skills
  • Counselling
  • Political History

About North East Scotland College

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North East Scotland College is the single largest provider of vocational education and training in the North East of Scotland.

We have a course to suit everyone; whether you’re fresh out of school, currently working, returning to education or simply want to try something new – whatever your educational or occupational background, an opportunity awaits at NESCol.

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