Access to Nursing (SWAP)

Glasgow Clyde College


Anniesland Campus, Cardonald Campus, Langside Campus


Access to Nursing is run in partnership with Scottish Wider Access Programme and is designed for adults who have been away from education, typically for three years or more. It will introduce you to a range of science and healthcare subjects to develop skills, knowledge and understanding which will allow progression to degree programmes in nursing or a health related field or onto further studies in a related HNC.

SWAP negotiate places at a range of universities for students successfully completing their course.

The course is accepted by partner universities in lieu of other entry qualifications. It also includes intensive guidance to develop confidence, core skills and maximise the chance of successful progression to higher education.

Entry Requirements

No formal entry requirements. You should have been away from formal education for at least 3 years. You will be invited to attend an interview.

Progression Routes

Relevant HNC or degree programme.

Start Date



Access to FE/HE

Study Method

Full time

Course Length

1 year


Health Care

SCQF Level