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WE OFFER FIVE COURSES IN ARTS AND SOCIAL SCIENCES

 

Access to Higher Education (SWAP)

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. Find out more…

Access to Higher Education (SWAP): Primary Education

Part of the Scottish Wider Access Programme (SWAP), this course offers a unique learning experience to adults with an interest in teaching, but with few or no qualifications. Those who complete the course successfully can progress to the BA (Hons) Education Studies (Primary) at Queen Margaret University. Find out more…


Access to Higher Education (SWAP): Primary Education
Associate Degree

Social Sciences: Associate Degree (HNC)

Newbattle Abbey College and Queen Margaret University (QMU) have developed a new way to achieve a degree. As an Associate Student, you will be fully enrolled as a QMU student from day one, but you will study the first year of your degree course at Newbattle Abbey College to complete an HNC. Find out more…

Access to Higher Education (SWAP): Celtic Studies

Part of the Scottish Wider Access Programme (SWAP), this course offers a unique learning experience to adults with an interest in Celtic Studies, but with few or no qualifications.

If you complete the course successfully, you can progress to higher education programmes such as Celtic Studies. This course may include a residential visit to Sabhal Mòr Ostaig in Skye to develop Gaelic language skills. Find out more…

Access to Higher Education (SWAP): Celtic Studies
Preparation for Further Education

Preparation for Further Education

The Preparation for Further Education course is delivered by Newbattle Abbey College, in partnership with Midlothian Council. The course is aimed at adults returning to learning, who may have previously been involved in community-based programmes. Find out more…

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