Access to Social Science (SWAP)

Glasgow Kelvin College


Springburn Campus, Easterhouse Campus


Topics include:
Psychology, Sociology, History, Geography, Philosophy, Communications (Higher), Literature and National 5 Maths among other subjects.

In preparation for Higher Education students will also develop study skills and research skills. Candidates will be assessed using essays, class-based exams and presentations.

Entry Requirements

No formal entry requirements, but applicants must have good written and spoken communication skills. Applicants must have been absent from formal education for a minimum of 5 years. An interview and undertake a written exercise forms part of the recruitment process.

Progression Routes

Degrees in Teaching, Social Work, Law, Arts and Social Science by securing places at the University of Glasgow, Strathclyde, Stirling, Caledonian University and The University of the West of Scotland.

Start Date



Access to FE/HE

Study Method

Full time

Course Length

1 year


Health and Social Care

SCQF Level


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