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Arts and Social Sciences and Education (SWAP)

North East Scotland College

Venues

Aberdeen City Campus

Content

This course offers an excellent opportunity for those who would like to progress to university in an undergraduate degree in the arts, social sciences or education. This will be ideal for anyone wishing a change of career and considering a career in primary teaching. The SWAP programme is built from SQA Units and involves one-year-full-time study. The units selected on the Access to Arts, Social Sciences and Education programme are those that have been agreed with the partner Higher Education Institutions. In addition to the academic units, SWAP students also study a 2-credit unit called Preparation for Higher Education. This includes core skills, study skills, reflective exercises on student progress and visits to universities. This Access programme consists of 19 credits.

Entry Requirements

You do not require to have any formal qualifications.

If your last course of study was up to SCQF Level 5 you must have been out of full time education for three years.

If your last course of study was at SCQF Level 6 or above you must have been out of full time education for five years.

Progression Routes

Relevant Highers

Start Date

August

Qualification

Access to FE/HE

Study Method

Full time

Course Length

1 year

Department

Social Sciences

SCQF Level

6

Career Sectors

Arts and Social Sciences General

English

History

Humanities

Languages

Politics

Religion

Sociology