Humanities & Social Science

Humanities and Social Sciences offers subjects that question and delve into humanity, both past and present. Whether you’re interested in history, an exploration of our political and religious systems, psychology or earth science, we’ve got a course for you.

You’ll gain essential analytical, evaluative and communication skills to boost your confidence and learn how to voice your ideas clearly and successfully.

You’ll have access to thousands of books, journals and online texts and lectures in the library as well as easy contact with our knowledgeable team, excellent computing facilities and group quiet and silent study areas.

We offer visits to lectures and invite guest speakers to aid your study and provide you with different insights in your chosen field. These courses offer considerable career prospects and transferable skills to appeal to both employers and universities.


My experience at South Downs has been decent, I’ve met lots of people, its been great to be honest, I’ve really enjoyed it.

Oliver Smith, A Level student

My experience at South Downs was great, it’s very different to school, and I think it’s a good step to going to University. The support was amazing, I loved all of my teachers, they helped me through everything. The College is friendly and you will succeed.

Heidi Adamson Brattland, A Level student

South Downs College is a bright and happy place, everyone is kind and friendly to each other.

Megan Hall, A Level student



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