Course description

What do we mean by Humanities and Social Science?

Humanities and Social Science in its broadest sense is the study of culture, society and the way people behave and influence the world around us.

The benefits of studying this area:

  • Wide range of degree options
  • Flexible career paths
  • Exploring your curiosity 

This course lets you explore the world beyond your experience and can help explain how our own society works – from the causes of unemployment or what helps economic growth, to how and why people vote, or what makes people happy. 

By joining us at Northern College for your first step into this fascinating subject area you will study:

  • Sociology
  • Social Policy
  • Psychology
  • Literature
  • Exploring Values and Diversity
  • Criminology

What can this course lead to?

Higher Education – a wide range of degrees including:

BA (Hons) Youth and Community Work
BA (Hons) Early Childhood, Education and Care
BSc (Hons) Sociology and Criminology
BSc (Hons) Psychology with Counselling
BA (Hons) History and English Language

Future careers include but are not limited to Children, Families and Community Health, Social Work, Psychologist, Teaching, Clinical Psychologist, Social Services Specialist, Youth Worker, Therapy and Counselling.

Course session dates

This course will be delivered over 3 full days – Monday to Wednesday each week.