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.
Creative writing; Communication; History; ICT; Literature; Maths; Philosophy; Politics; Psychology; Sociology.
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.
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.
Access to FE/HE