Social Sciences

This Level 2 programme of study will fully prepare you to go on to our Level 3 Crime & Society Academy.

Our Social Sciences courses are available at Level/s 2

This programme of study combines elements of Mental Health, Psychology, Sociology and the Social Sciences and will give you an understanding of society, the way in which people behave and how they influence the world around us.

The programme will help you use your skills, knowledge and experience to make a difference to the society that we live in. You will also look at a range of social science perspectives that will give you the chance to explore sociological, psychological and political approaches to crime and behaviour.

This course is an ideal study programme for those progressing on to our Level 3 Crime & Society Academy.

English & Maths

If you haven’t achieved a GCSE Grade 4 (C) in English and/or Maths you will be required to either; take a Functional Skills qualification if you have achieved a Grade 1 or 2, or retake the GCSE if you’ve achieved Grade 3. You will be fully supported by our specialist team ahead of taking the exam.

Career Areas

  • Family Law
  • Sociology
  • Psychology
  • Criminal Law

You will study a whole host of exciting and interesting topics during your course, and look at a number of different approaches to psychology includincognitive, behavioural, physiological, social and areas such as relationships, memory, attachment, sleep, clinical psychology and mental health.

You will also cover a wide range of interesting and exciting sociology topics and will have the opportunity to develop a broad set of essential academic skills, including the ability to analyse and formulate clear, logical arguments with scope for extensive evaluation from a range of theoretical perspectives.

This programme is assessed through written assignments and portfolio work.