Social Studies

What makes society unequal? How do social characteristics such as class, race and gender affect our everyday life? Why do people commit crime? And why are certain people more likely to go through the criminal justice system?


If you are interested in exploring a career as a Social and Humanities Scientist, or a Psychologist, our experienced tutors will provide you with the skills required to succeed in this rapidly growing sector.


Explore courses and progress further with a full or part-time course at Wirral Met’s Conway Park and Twelve Quays campuses in Birkenhead.

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    Do you want to learn how to understand, respond to and manage mental health conditions? Wirral Met’s part-time course is designed to introduce you to various mental health disorders.

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Many students progress onto jobs once they have completed their full-time study programmes, and other Level 3 students progress onto Higher Education to study towards a degree, which is validated by the University of Liverpool.


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These courses equip students with the skills and knowledge to progress onto occupations including:

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Up to £45,000

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Social workers

Up to £38,000

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Social services managers and directors

Up to £42,000

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