Access (SCQF Level 6)


1 year


Aug 2024


  • Social Sciences


  • Aberdeen City Campus

Why take this course?

This course offers an excellent opportunity for those who would like to progress to university in an undergraduate degree in the arts, social sciences or education.  This will be ideal for anyone wishing a change of career and considering a career in primary teaching. The SWAP programme is built from SQA Units and involves one-year-full-time study.  The units selected on the Access to Arts, Social Sciences and Education programme are those that have been agreed with the partner Higher Education Institutions.  In addition to the academic units, SWAP students also study a unit called Preparation for Higher Education.  This includes core skills, study skills, reflective exercises on student progress and visits to universities.

Find out more about our other SWAP courses.

What you will experience

  • Sociology
  • Psychology
  • Higher English
  • National 5 Maths
  • Philosophy
  • Politics
  • Preparation for Higher Education
  • Volunteering Experience