Access To Humanities (SWAP)

Dumfries and Galloway College


Dumfries Campus


This programme is a Scottish Wider Access Programme (SWAP) which provides the opportunity for progression to a number of degrees at the University of the West of Scotland and other universities with a SWAP agreement. The course is challenging and considerable study will be required out with college time.

There are 3 Maths units at SCQF Level 5, and units at SCQF Level 6 including English, Psychology, Sociology, Values, IT.

Entry Requirements

This programme is designed for adults who left school without any qualifications, or have qualifications which are now out of date and are therefore unable to apply to University. Interview, personal statement and pre-entry test.

Progression Routes

Successful completion of the programme may provide articulation to a number of degree programmes at UWS or other universities. Since the course is designed for articulation to university it is not expected that you would necessarily apply for another programme at College.

Start Date



Access to FE/HE

Study Method

Full time

Course Length

1 year


Health and Social Studies

SCQF Level