Access to Law, Criminal Justice and Soclal Sciences (SWAP)

Glasgow Clyde College


Langside Campus


This Access course will introduce you to a range of Law, criminology and social science subjects and is designed for adults returning to study after at least five years out of full-time education who wish to progress to university level study.

You will have the opportunity to study a range of SQA units at SCQF levels 5 and 6, alongside units in Communication, Mathematics and Information Technology.

Course subjects include:
Law, Criminology, Psychology, History, Sociology, Politics, Communication, Mathematics or Numeracy, IT.

Entry Requirements

Candidates must meet SWAP criteria. As there are no formal entry requirements, selection will be based on application form, interview (including written task), reference and evidence of academic potential.

Progression Routes

HNC or HND level study at Glasgow Clyde College or other colleges.

Law, Criminology and Social Science degrees at University of the West of Scotland, Glasgow Caledonian University, University of Glasgow, University of Strathclyde, Stirling University or Open University.

Start Date




Study Method

Full time

Course Length

1 year


Social Science

SCQF Level


Career Area


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