Social Science Diploma Level 3

Subject Area Psychology, Criminology and Sociology
Course Type 16-18, College
Qualification Level 3
Start Date September 2021
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Social Science Diploma Level 3

This course is suitable for those who have a passion for understanding human behaviour. This course balances theoretical and practical study, giving you the tools to succeed in this rewarding sector.

Some of the units that you will study will include psychological theory, crime scene assessment, criminological theory and policy. This course would suit individuals who are interested in pursuing careers in Teaching, Social Work, Speech and Language Therapy, Counselling, Educational Psychology, Marketing, Psychology, Youth Offending and many other careers.

Course Details

Entry Requirements
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  • You will require 5 GCSEs at Grade 5, including English
What will I learn?
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  • Psychological theory

  • Criminology theory

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LocationPaignton Campus
DatesSeptember 2021

This course costs: £

If you are aged 19 and over at the start of the course, you may have options to help fund your studies with us. The funding you can receive depends on your personal circumstances, and could mean you are entitled to fully subsidised or reduced tuition fees.

This course is fully funded for 16-18 year olds (if applicable to the course).

You may also be entitled to support with travel, childcare and equipment.

To find out exactly what you could receive, contact our Helpzone team on 08000 380 123 for a free, impartial appointment, with no commitment necessary.


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Paignton Campus – Vantage Point

This course is available at our Vantage Point Campus. 

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