Part of the Scottish Wider Access Programme (SWAP), this course offers a unique learning experience to adults with few or no qualifications. If students complete the course successfully, they can progress to higher education.

Currently our former students are studying a wide range of subjects, including Literature, Politics, Psychology, Social Work and History in universities across Scotland. Many students study on a residential basis, but we also offer non residential places.

Newbattle offers a unique experience to students:

It is one of the few colleges in the UK where you can enjoy residential living.
Our courses are tailored to adults with few or no qualifications.
It is a transformative learning experience.
We offer high quality support and extensive preparation for higher education.


Core Maths
Politics and Political Theory
Sociology, Academic Skills, Research Methods

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Or explore our other courses in Arts and Social Sciences:
Social Sciences: Associate Degree
Primary Education Access to Higher Education (SWAP)
Access to Higher Education (SWAP): Celtic Studies
Preparation for Further Education

For further information please CONTACT US or call us on 0131 663 1921