Advanced Certificate: Access to Arts, Humanities and Primary Education (SWAP)

Fife College


Dunfermline (Halbeath) Campus


This course is specifically designed for those who have left formal education and, after a period away, want to return and progress to Higher Education. Successful completion can lead you to a guaranteed place on an HNC, HND, or degree course at college or university in the SWAP–East network.

You will study: History/criminology; Sociology; Psychology; Communication and literature; Maths (external component at National 5 required by students studying for primary education); Child development.

Entry Requirements

No formal entry requirements. Entry is by interview where you will be asked to demonstrate that you have the relevant life skills to successfully complete the SWAP programme.

Progression Routes

HNC Social Sciences or relevant degree programme.

Start Date



Access to FE/HE

Study Method

Full time

Course Length

1 year


Social Sciences

SCQF Level



Career Sectors

College or University Lecturing

Education Support

Primary School Teaching

Secondary School Teaching

Teaching - Other