Short courses in Social Sciences

The Faculty of Social Sciences offers a range of short courses including standalone modules, as well as pathways into both undergraduate courses and postgraduate study.

Here are our short courses currently available for study.

Facilitating the Best Practice in Dementia Care

Our work-based course is a learning resource for all frontline health and social care staff. It enables learners across the UK and internationally to develop their existing skills, gain new knowledge and improve their care of people with dementia.

Facilitating the Best Practice in Dementia Care

Huntington’s disease: an enabling approach to supporting families

Our course is the first of its kind in Scotland and is for all health and social care professionals working with families who are living with Huntington’s disease.

Huntington’s disease: an enabling approach to supporting families

Improving dementia care

An online, 15-week undergraduate course designed for health and social care practitioners looking to improve their knowledge and practice in the field of dementia care.

Improving dementia care

Work and Leadership in the Age of AI

Explore the future of work as labour is increasingly distributed between humans and complex technologies. Gain critical thinking skills to help you navigate our rapidly changing workplaces.

Work and Leadership in the Age of AI