Humanities

Humanities

student group

Social Sciences NC

This course will provide students with a deeper understanding of many different social science subjects.   Students will have the opportunity to examine how their society works and to compare this with the realities of other cultures. Students will look at theoretical perspectives as well as applying real world examples to Sociology, Psychology and Criminology.

Locations: All centres

 

Sociology and Criminology BA (Hons)

The BA (Hons) Sociology and Criminology will give you a solid grounding in both disciplines with an emphasis on the value of empirical and theoretical approaches. The course explores the changing nature of the social world and of crime, and addresses the social, political, historical and individual forces behind such changes.

The context for both subjects is contemporary Highlands and Islands and British communities, as well as international perspectives, looking at their similarities and differences.

Locations: All centres

 

Sociology and Politics BA (Hons)

If you are interested in the social and political world, the BA (Hons) Sociology and Politics gives you the opportunity to study a range of subjects to increase your knowledge of people, politics and society.

You will study a range of themes, methods and subjects, investigating important social and political issues such as poverty, crime, terror and freedom.

Locations: All centres

 

Philosophy, Politics and Economics BA (Hons) 

This multidisciplinary honours degree offers the unique opportunity to study the three most influential realities impacting people’s lives and is a comprehensive programme aimed at developing the leaders of the future.

Economics: You will examine how economic agents (individuals, households, and businesses) and markets behave and interact, and are influenced by aspects such as inflation, economic growth and unemployment, and monetary and fiscal policy.

Locations: All centres

 

Social Sciences HNC

The Social Sciences HNC will help you to find answers to the bigger questions in our society.

You will examine why it is that some people do not fit in; if democracy works; if young offenders should be imprisoned and what it is that makes people commit acts of terrorism.

If you want to find out what is happening around you: in your home, in your street, in society and in the world, then this is the course for you.

Locations: All centres