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SQA News 7 December 2023

National Progression Award in Social Anthropology (SCQF Level 5) - survey

We are conducting a survey to assess the need for a National Progression Award (NPA) in Social Anthropology at SCQF level 5.

Social Anthropology is the study of human behaviour in a social context, notably to understand different ways of thinking and to question assumptions. This is especially important in areas where tourism and immigration are welcomed, and international business is prevalent. Social Anthropology is used for many different purposes such as the analysis of:

Learners would build awareness of the value of Social Anthropology and its application in the present day. They would develop skills that are transferable to a wide range of careers including business, finance, politics, government, sport, tourism, journalism, social work, medical sciences, health, and care professions. There are also opportunities for integration of learning with other subjects such as Sociology, Religious Moral and Philosophical Studies, Biology, Business and Criminology.

The closing date for the survey is Wednesday 20 December.

Find out more and complete survey