Access to Humanities (SWAP)

Glasgow Clyde College


Anniesland Campus, Langside Campus


This course is designed for adults returning to study after at least 5 years out of full- time education.

There are two options available for study.

If you study at Langside Campus, the Access to Humanities course offers the potential to progress either to Social Science degrees or to Primary Education.

If you study at Anniesland Campus, the Access to Humanities course offers progression to Social Science degrees only.

Students wishing to go on to primary teaching will require to study and successfully complete a Mathematics examination at SCQF level 5 and secure and complete a placement in a primary school.

Course subjects include:
Psychology; History; Modern Studies*; Sociology; Geography*; Philosophy*; Communication; Mathematics or Numeracy*; IT.

*Please note the course content will vary according to campus.

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.

Arts and social sciences degree, or a degree in primary education at University of the West of Scotland, Glasgow Caledonian University, University of Strathclyde, Stirling University or Open University.

Start Date



Access to FE/HE

Study Method

Full time

Course Length

1 year


Social Science

SCQF Level


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