Arts and Social Sciences

Newbattle Abbey College offers four courses in Arts and Social Sciences.
Simply explore the details of each course by clicking on the links below.

Social Sciences
Associate Student Scheme

Our one year full-time HNC Social Sciences is an Associate Student Scheme, run in partnership with QMU. Students who successfully complete this course will progress to Year 2 in certain undergraduate programmes at QMU. This course is available on a residential and non-residential basis.

Access to
Higher Education (SWAP)

Part of the Scottish Wider Access Programme (SWAP), this course offers a unique learning experience to adults aged 18 or over, with few or no qualifications.

Primary Education:
Access to HE (SWAP)

Part of the Scottish Wider Access Programme (SWAP), this course offers a unique learning experience to adults aged 18 or over, for those with an interest in teaching, but have few or no qualifications.

Preparation for
Further Education

Our six month full-time Preparation for FE Course, delivered over three days a week, offers adults an opportunity to prepare to return to full-time study.