Intermediate Certificate: Pathway to Further Study

Fife College


Kirkcaldy (St Brycedale) Campus, Dunfermline (Halbeath) Campus


The Pathway to Further Studies programme will suit you if you want to develop academic skills and gain qualifications even though you are not yet sure what you want to do in the future. You will have the chance to gain skills in literacy and numeracy, and apply them in a study of psychology, criminology and crime in Scotland. You will be able to reflect on your strengths and areas for development. You will gain two National 5 qualifications (English and Modern Studies) as well as other National 5 units.

You can study a variety of subjects from the following:
English; Modern Studies; Introduction to Psychology and Criminology; Academic Skills

Entry Requirements

4 relevant subjects at National 4; or relevant national qualifications at SCQF Level 4. Entry subject to interview.

Progression Routes

Level 6 Social Care or relevant Childcare or Health and Social Care courses.

Start Date




Study Method

Full time

Course Length

1 year


Access to Qualifications, Further Study and Higher Education

SCQF Level