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Bradford College

GCSE Social Science Pathway

Study Level
School Leavers, Level 2
1 year Full-time
Start Date
September 2024
Study Mode
David Hockney Building


This specialist GCSE pathway has been designed to give you the skills you need to build a career in Science. This could include Teaching, Social Work, Counselling, and Human Resources. The pathway includes:

  • GCSE Psychology
  • GCSE Sociology
  • GCSE Citizenship Studies

Career Focused

Bradford College has many partnerships with employers and we hold regular career events to help students choose their next steps. We often have external speakers and events for students to attend.

Students at Bradford College experience a range of additional support from our Student Services and Student Union providing advice and guidance for students and parents.

Bradford College offers a wide range of higher level study in many different subjects related to each pathway, there are guaranteed places available for students that achieve the entry requirement grades.

  Key Info

Studying on our GCSE Social Science Pathway will develop and build your knowledge in Psychology, Sociology and Citizenship Studies. You will develop the essential knowledge and skills needed to progress to a career in your chosen industry. We will provide you with the best opportunity to learn the topics, develop your critical thinking and have access to support from tutors and technicians.

Entry to this course requires a grade 3 in English Language and Mathematics.

The GCSEs on this pathway include assessment at the end of the course by completing two 1 hour and 45-minute exams. The exam papers contain a variety of questions including multiple choice, structured, closed short answer and open response.

Studying a GCSE qualification with us will enable you to progress onto further study by joining one of our A Level pathways as well as other level 3 qualification and apprenticeships. Your teachers will support you in ensuring you reach your goals and make the progress required to take your next steps in learning or employment. You will benefit from having a weekly tutorial with your pastoral tutor who will provide the additional support to enable you to be successful.

Get a head start in your dream career – study with us!

If you have any questions or require any additional information, please contact [email protected]

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