Social Sciences

The Social Science course offering at North East Scotland College provides students with an in–depth understanding of society and people, focusing on factors that affect relationships and development such as history, politics, sociology, human geography, culture, international relations and development and much, much more.

Listed below are the current progression routes available for Social Sciences. It's always worth taking another look as the list is updated regularly. .

Courses within this subject area

Applied social scientists study the way people live and its impact — opening doors in child care, health management, HR, the police, education and elsewhere.

Robert Gordon University has an outstanding graduate employment record in a wide range of fields, and specialists in social sciences deliver highly innovative teaching and assessments, supported by experienced practitioners, professionals and employers.

We regularly review the way we work to ensure an up–to–date approach and make extensive use of new technologies and the latest research. We ensure all our courses remain professionally relevant to current developments and practice through the close involvement of employers and practitioners in course planning and delivery, and practice supervision.

Our experienced and high–achieving social science staff share the benefit of wide–ranging academic and professional social science backgrounds in fields such as psychology, sociology and social philosophy/ethics.

Social science students enjoy access to state–of–the–art facilities at Garthdee, including a psychology laboratory and test library as well as computer facilities and laboratory space for experiments and studies.