Education and Social Services

Glasgow Clyde College


Langside Campus


BA/Diploma Higher Education: Education and Social Services is a partnership course with the University of Strathclyde. You will complete the Diploma at college, learning in a small class before progressing to the third year of study at the University of Strathclyde. The course has been developed to meet the requirements for employment, particularly in relation to understanding the need for integrated service delivery, in the education and social services sector.

Upon successful completion of the Diploma year, you can move directly to the third year of the BA (Hons) degree programme at the University of Strathclyde.

The college year of the BA in Education and Social Services course offers a Diploma in Higher Education qualification as a second-year undergraduate and is delivered at the Langside campus. During the course you will be introduced to the University of Strathclyde and participate in teaching and learning partnerships at the university campus.

Content: Professional and Personal Development; Societal Context and Policy; Integration of Services; Understanding and Meeting Needs; Understanding and Developing Practice; Work Practice Placement.

Entry Requirements

Relevant HNC or relevant national qualifications at SCQF Level 7. Academic reference and interview.

All qualifications must have been achieved in the previous five years.

Progression Routes

BA Education and Social Services at Strathclyde University.

Start Date




Study Method

Full time

Course Length

1 year


Social Care and Counselling

SCQF Level