WE OFFER COURSES IN SOCIAL SCIENCES

ACCESS TO HIGHER EDUCATION (SWAP)

Access to HE

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.

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.

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.

 

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.

Associate Degree

SOCIAL SCIENCES: ASSOCIATE DEGREE

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.

SOCIAL SCIENCES: ASSOCIATE DEGREE (HNC)

Associate Degree

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.

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.

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.

Primary Education

ACCESS TO HE (SWAP): PRIMARY ED

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.

ACCESS TO HIGHER EDUCATION: 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.

ACCESS TO HE: 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.

Preparation for FE

PREPARATION FOR FURTHER EDUCATION

The Preparation for Further Education course is delivered by Newbattle Abbey College, in partnership with Midlothian Council.

This course also provides excellent transition support for adults, especially those who have been out of education for some time

PREPARATION FOR FURTHER EDUCATION

The Preparation for Further Education course is delivered by Newbattle Abbey College, in partnership with Midlothian Council.

 

This course also provides excellent transition support for adults, especially those who have been out of education for some time and it offers the opportunity to progress to either further education or, after additional study, higher Education.

NC SOCIAL SCIENCES

The NC in Social Sciences at SCQF level 6 is designed for learners who wish to develop their knowledge and skills in the Humanities and Social Science to progress to HN study or employment.

 

It is also suitable for school leavers who may wish to augment their Higher qualifications before embarking on university study.

NC SOCIAL SCIENCES

The NC in Social Sciences at SCQF level 6 is designed for learners who wish to develop their knowledge and skills in the Humanities and Social Science to progress to HN study or employment. It is also suitable for school leavers who may wish to augment their Higher qualifications before embarking on university study.