Social Sciences

Access to Humanities/Primary Education (including Social Sciences & Social Work)

  • Campuses

    • Clydebank
    • Greenock Waterfront
  • Course type

    Full time

  • Level

    SCQF 6

  • Campuses

    • Clydebank
    • Greenock Waterfront
  • Course type

    Full time

  • Level

    SCQF 6


What will I learn?

You'll learn about:

  • Communication
  • Literature
  • Psychology
  • Sociology
  • IT
  • History
  • Numeracy/National 5 Maths
  • Forensic Psychology (Greenock Campus only)
This course is part of the Scottish Wider Access Programme (SWAP)and is aimed at adults who want to return to education and to progress to degree or HNC study. The SWAP partnership with Universities in the West of Scotland will provide you with the opportunity to apply to a wide range of degrees. On successful completion of your programme, the partnership will provide you with the opportunity to study on a relevant higher education course at college or university.

What qualifications do I need?

If you're a mature student, you can apply with little or no qualifications but must have work or voluntary experience, a record of commitment and life skills.

For a place on the course you'll need to attend and interview and submit a short piece of written work.

What can I do after?

After successfully completing this course you can develop your skills even further by studying another course, such as:

  • HNC Social Sciences
  • BEd Primary Teaching
  • A degree level course in a wide range of Degree based programmes including Psychology, History, Politics, Sociology, or Social Work



Programme Information

Start: August

End: June

Duration: 1 year

Additional Information


Our students go on to achieve great things, but don't just take our word for it,

Colleen Creighan




Study options

Campus Mode Level
Clydebank Full time SCQF 6
Greenock Waterfront Full time SCQF 6

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