Social science allows you to study human behaviour and society from a variety of angles. This variety provides you with a broad perspective on the world and a diverse range of skills - ideal for today's constantly-evolving job market. Abertay's Social Science programmes allows you to choose modules from sociology, psychology, criminology, sports and management, giving you a broader scope than many conventional social science programmes, as well as the ability to construct a degree that reflects your interests. You have the option of specialising in one major subject area in year 4 in order to graduate with a BA (Hons) Social Science in a named subject. In year 4, you will complete a work placement with a voluntary sector such as the British Red Cross, Dundee Food Bank, Tayside Council on Alcohol, Youth Link, and the Women's Rape and Sexual Abuse Centre. The programme will provide you with a strong grounding in sociological theory and research methods, along with training in specialist data-analysis software. This course is for advanced entry only and provides those with and HNC/HND in Social Science direct entry into 2nd/3rd year.