Social Work - Access to Apply

UHI Shetland


Lerwick Campus


If you have decided on a career in social work this course is for you. Robert Gordon University has given positive feedback on our students who have progressed on to study with them. They commented that this access course prepares students well for their degree in social work and successful completion of the access course will guarantee students an interview for the degree at Robert Gordon University.

This course incorporates the National Certificate in Health & Social Care (Level 6).

Entry Requirements

1 Higher in an English based subject; OR 4 subjects at National 5 including an English based subject. Interview.

You will require a satisfactory criminal record check from Disclosure Scotland to show that you are suitable for this type of course. Contact Disclosure Scotland for details on the type you would need.

Progression Routes

Degree in Social Work.

Start Date




Study Method

Full time

Course Length

1 year


Health and Wellbeing

SCQF Level