Social Sciences at Edinburgh Napier University - UCAS

Course summary

Get a good grounding in a broad range of subjects, including history, psychology, criminology and sociology. Gain a comprehensive understanding of society, culture and human interaction and develop relevant skills for employment including the ability to think critically and analytically. Social sciences offer an insight into many different aspects of our lives as individuals and as part of society. On this course you have the opportunity to study a range of social science disciplines including sociology, history, geography, psychology and politics. Added to this is an extensive range of optional subjects. With its wide range of subject matter, this course can carry you into areas as diverse as social care, teaching and commercial or public sector management. Please visit our website for full course and module details. .

How to apply

You can no longer submit a new application for courses starting in 2023.

If you already have a 2023 application and are in Clearing, you can add this course as a Clearing choice – contact the university or college first to check they have places.

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Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1
  • Year 2
  • Year 3
  • Year 4

Entry requirements

Standard Qualification Requirements

Year 1 entry requirements HNC Social Sciences or Social Care with a B in the Graded Unit. Year 2 Entry Requirements HNC - Pass in Social Sciences with A in the graded unit. SQA Advanced Higher - BBC to include a Literary Subject*. GCE A Level - BBB to include English or a Literary Subject*. Minimum Year 3 Entry Requirements HND - Pass in Social Sciences with Grades AB at SCQF Level 8 in the Graded Units. * Modern Studies, History, Geography, Psychology, Sociology, RMPS or A Level Government and Politics.

Minimum Qualification Requirements

English language requirements

TestGradeAdditional details
IELTS (Academic)6IELTS 6.0 overall with no component below 5.5.

Student Outcomes

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Employment after 15 months (Most common jobs)
Go onto work and study

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Fees and funding

Tuition fees

Republic of Ireland £9250 Year 1
England £9250 Year 1
Northern Ireland £9250 Year 1
Wales £9250 Year 1
Scotland £1820 Year 1
EU £15160 Year 1
International £15160 Year 1

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Social Sciences at Edinburgh Napier University - UCAS