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Arts and Social Sciences: Access to Higher Education (SWAP)

Newbattle Abbey College

Content

Part of the Scottish Wider Access Programme (SWAP), this course offers a unique learning experience to adults aged 18 or over, with few or no qualifications. If students complete the course successfully, they can progress to higher education.

Currently former students are studying a wide range of subjects, including Literature, Politics, Psychology, Social Work and History in universities across Scotland. Many students study on a residential basis, but non residential places are also available.

Content:
Creative writing; Communication; History; ICT; Literature; Maths; Philosophy; Politics; Psychology; Sociology.

Entry Requirements

You must have been out of formal education for 3 years or more (or 5 years if you already have Higher or HN qualifications). There can be special circumstances where an applicant has failed exams or an HNC programme within the last 3 to 5 years because of illness or family circumstances.

For further information contact the college.

Progression Routes

Successful completion of this course allows you access to higher education (including the HNC in Social Sciences at Newbattle Abbey College). Over 75% of students progress to higher education programmes every year.

Start Date

September

Qualification

Access to FE/HE

Study Method

Residential

Course Length

1 year

Department

General

SCQF Level

6

Career Sectors

Arts and Social Sciences General

English

History

Humanities

Languages

Politics

Religion

Sociology