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Access to Physical Sciences (SWAP)

Dundee and Angus College

Venues

Kingsway Campus

Content

This course is designed to develop knowledge and understanding of physics, chemistry and maths. In addition to these core subjects, learners will also be working towards developing skills in communications and IT.

This course can accept learners who are eligible for SWAP (Scottish Wider Access Programme) status. SWAP courses are designed for learners who have been out of full-time education for at least 3 years. For learners who are not SWAP eligible, this course will provide an opportunity to progress onto HN level studies in Applied Science or other relevant subject.

Entry Requirements

There are no formal minimum entry requirements but applicants will be required to attend an informal interview and pass a short entry diagnostic assessment. Applicants should demonstrate a desire to study these subjects at Higher level and demonstrate a commitment to their studies. There are English efficiency entry requirements of 6.0 IELTS score for students who have English as a second language.

Progression Routes

Completion of the course will allow progression to further study at HNC or degree level. Information on SWAP Access programmes, including eligibility and progression routes, is available at www.scottishwideraccess.org

Start Date

August

Qualification

Access to FE/HE

Study Method

Full time

Course Length

1 year

Department

Science

SCQF Level

6

Career Sectors

Biology

Chemistry and Materials Science

Food Science and Technology

Mathematics and Statistics

Physics

Science General