HNC/D Social Sciences Annual Update

There are still a few places available for this event on Monday 5th November. Please contact for more details.

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HNC/D Social Sciences – Writers and Vetters

We are looking for writers and vetters to produce assessment support packs for the revised HNC/D Social Sciences units.

Please contact for more information.

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The Festival of Social Sciences 2018

This year’s festival will take place from┬áthe 3rd-10th November.

There are lots of exciting events being held in Scotland, the rest of the UK and online.

Further information can be found at ESRC website


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HNC/D Social Sciences Annual Update

The annual update will take place on Monday 5th November in Glasgow.

If you would like further information, please contact

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Where do you sit?

This may be useful for the new academic session.

Study into seating

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Don’t forget the Arts

Interesting article about the importance of Arts subjects in a STEM dominated world.

Arts v STEM

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London Anthropology Day

London Anthropology Day will take place on Monday 9th July in the British Museum.

For further details, click on this link Registration


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HNC/D Social Sciences Revalidation

The HNC/D Social Sciences has been reviewed and will be revalidated in June 2018. The new awards will be available to deliver as of 1 August 2018. The current units and awards will have a finish date of 31 July 2022.

Revised units are being uploaded to the SQA web site on a rolling basis. Revisions are relatively minor.

A refreshed Group Award specification …

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Professional Development Awards

SQA has a variety of Professional Development Awards in the Social Sciences. The following links will give you more details:


SCQF level 7

SCQF level 8

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