Access to Community, Education and Humanities (SWAP)

Dundee and Angus College


Gardyne Campus


The programme includes a variety of subjects at SCQF levels 5 and 6 and a Preparation for HE class. Access students will be expected to study up to 18 hours in college as well as self-directed study of 10 hours per week. Subjects include history, politics, sociology, psychology and geography.

Mandatory subjects: Maths, English/communication, ICT and prep for HE, including developing skills for personal effectiveness and working with others.

Entry Requirements

No formal entry requirements. This course is designed for individuals who are returning to education after a significant break or are changing career direction to life science. Entry is subject to interview.

Progression Routes

Successful completion of the programme will lead to opportunities on degree programmes at local and national universities (e.g. Primary Education, Social Work, Community Learning and Development/Community Education, Criminology, Social Sciences and Humanities courses).

Start Date



Access to FE/HE

Study Method

Full time

Course Length

1 year


Access and Essential Skills

SCQF Level


Career Sectors

College or University Lecturing

Education Support

Primary School Teaching

Secondary School Teaching

Teaching - Other