HND Social Sciences (Year 2) - Gardyne Campus, 26 Aug 2024

This HND builds on knowledge and skills gained from HNC Social Sciences.


Dundee and Angus College, Dundee
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This course is available on the Dundee and Angus College website.



Gardyne Campus

Course Content

This HND builds on knowledge and skills gained from HNC Social Sciences. Subjects may include Sociology, Psychology, History, Criminology, Graded Project and Research Issues. There may be the opportunity to choose alternative units to suit interests and progression pathways. Guidance and support with study/ exam skills and UCAS applications are also provided.

Delivery may be split between Arbroath and Gardyne campuses.

This 15 credit course may allow for 3rd year progression into various undergraduate degrees including programmes at RGU, Aberdeen, Abertay, UHI, Stirling, Glasgow Caledonian and the Open University.

Entry Requirements

Successful completion of HNC Social Science with 15 credits and B grade for graded unit. All applicants with a C grade will be reviewed on a case by case basis. Further selection will be dependent upon a strong personal statement and/or reference from HNC provider.

Method of Assessment

This course contains a high academic workload. Assessments include: open and closed book, presentations, academic posters, blogs, co-operative learning and tutorials. This course also includes a graded project and a graded unit closed book exam.

Future Prospects

Successful completion of this course may allow direct entry into 2nd or 3rd year of a wide range of undergraduate degrees including Social Sciences, Sociology, History, Criminology and Psychology.

For those not wishing to further their studies, HND Social Sciences allows progression to a wide range of careers, employment opportunities and volunteering.

About Dundee and Angus College

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Dundee and Angus College is a further education college in the Tayside region of Scotland. Created in 2013, the college is a merger of Angus College and Dundee College.

Whatever your age or background, Dundee and Angus College offer a wide range of courses all designed to help improve your future study and employment prospects.

The college aims to provide all of their learners with the very best learning experience in an atmosphere of respect and support. They endeavour to help you succeed in your course, and progress in your chosen career.

Dundee and Angus College is for learners at all stages of their learning journey; if you’ve just left school or need to re-train or learn a new skill in later life, their courses and services are designed to support you.

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