- Subject Area
- Humanities & Social Sciences
- Age Group
St John's Centre
(Part Time - Non-released - 1 year)
- Leaflet Code
Have you ever been curious about how relationships work between people? Do you ever look at society and wonder about the way it functions and is organised? Or perhaps you’re always at the centre of a debate on politics, current affairs or religion. If this sounds like you, this Certificate in Social Sciences and Humanities could be perfect!
The course is ideal for giving you an introduction into a number of key subjects including psychology, law, sociology, criminology, history and English, and can help you understand which area you’d like to focus on in more detail for a future career.
You’ll look at topics such as what makes someone tick at an individual level, and learn how society has evolved over time. You’ll get an introduction to literature, and explore the foundations of sociology and psychology. You’ll also be developing the skills and knowledge you’ll need for further study in a subject you’re passionate about.
You will need a minimum Functional Skills level 1 in English and maths.
You should also be interested in human behaviour and have a curious mind.
How will I be assessed?
Throughout each topic on this course, you’ll build up a portfolio of evidence as the main assessment method. This will include assignments like writing reports, producing presentations, and taking part in interviews or oral question and answer sessions.
Continuing Your Journey
You’ll have a number of opportunities open to you after completing this Level 2 Certificate, including studying for higher level diplomas and university-level degrees in a range of subjects.Careers page
You might choose to focus on sociology or English, media studies or psychology. The choice is yours. Whichever route you decide upon, there will be a number of rewarding career options for you to pursue.
Fees, Finance & Funding
There are a number of funding and finance options to help you afford the tuition fees for this course and any other costs associated with studying at college. These include special grants and bursaries, as well as dedicated loans just for education.Fees, finance and funding page
Got a question?
Our course enquiries team is on-hand to answer any questions you might have about this qualification, the application process, enrolment, or anything else about life at The Manchester College.Make an enquiry
Related News View all
|Face-to-face networking – and how to do it||View Story|
|Keep calm and do your best||View Story|
|Celebrate the very best in education across Greater Manchester at the MEN School Awards 2018||View Story|
|From The Manchester College to Abu Dhabi – countdown to WorldSkills 2017 begins||View Story|
Related Events View all
|TMC Live - School Leaver||View Event|
|TMC Live - Adult and School Leaver||View Event|