Higher Sociology SCQF Level 6

What is special about this course?

The course will help you develop an understanding sociological perspectives, theories and concepts. You'll develop the ability to challenge common-sense explanations about human social behaviour using sociological understanding and evidence. You will also gain an understanding of cultural and social diversity, including the significance of relationships among individuals, groups and institutions in a changing social world.You will investigate the role of different sources of information, research evidence and research methods used in sociology.

Entry requirements

You should have achieved or be working towards Higher English
You'll complete 3 units:Human SocietyCulture and identitySocial Issues

How will I study my course?

  • Part Time

The course is delivered online with ‘live lessons’  in our virtual learning environment.  You will join the live lessons from either your school or your local Argyll College Learning Centre.  

How long will my course last?

1 Academic Year

Where can I study my course?

    • UHI Argyll

Start date

August

Fees

For the latest information on fees please see our fees policy.

What can I do on completion of my course?

Higher Sociology is suitable preparation for entry to higher education courses in Social Sciences or further study in other academic and vocational subjects

Is there more information available online?

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We are delighted that you are thinking about studying at UHI Argyll. UHI Argyll 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.