Humanities and Social Sciences

You will explore compelling questions that have an impact on societies past, present and future.

You will explore compelling questions that have an impact on societies past, present and future, and through debate, research and study you will develop a mature questioning intellect.

Studying Humanities and Social Sciences develops critical thinking and written communication to the benefit of your whole study programme.

Across the courses delivered within the humanities and social sciences department, you’ll learn a vast selection of transferable techniques and abilities that will be valuable in higher education and employment.

Further enrichment comes from participation in one of our regular visits to exciting locations including: Rome, Athens, Iceland, Toronto and Eswatini.

Humanities & Social Sciences courses
at Truro College (16-18)

A Level Classical Civilisation                      Subject Spotlight

A Level Geography                                     Subject Spotlight

A Level History                                            Subject Spotlight

A Level Religious Studies                           Student Spotlight

A Level Politics                                           Subject Spotlight

A Level Psychology                                    Subject Spotlight

A Level Sociology                                       Subject Spotlight

Humanities & Social Sciences courses
at Penwith College (16-18)

A Level Geography                                      Subject Spotlight

A Level History                                            Subject Spotlight

A Level Philosophy of Religion & Ethics     Subject Spotlight

A Level Politics                                            Subject Spotlight

A Level Psychology                                    Course Information

A Level Sociology                                       Subject Spotlight

We also offer University level and Access to HE courses in this area

Why choose Humanities & Social Sciences?

1.  Strong subjects to support your progression and Outstanding results

2. Highly experienced staff with a passion for their subjects

3. A wide range of opportunities from leading revision sessions in local schools to international trips

Choose Humanities and Social Sciences for careers in:
  • Archaeology
  • Public Services
  • Ecology
  • Environmental Consultancy
  • Education
  • Counselling
  • Politics
  • Psychology
  • Research
  • Public Relations
  • Sociology
  • Law
  • Curation and Archiving