Access to Community Development and Criminology (SWAP)

This one year course for adults with no formal qualifications covers social science and working with communities subjects for progression to degree courses


Glasgow Clyde College, Glasgow
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This course is available on the Glasgow Clyde College website.


What will I learn?

The SWAP Access to Community Development and Criminology course offers the potential to progress either to Community Learning and Development, Community Education, Criminal Justice, Youth Justice, Youth Work and Social Sciences.

Course subjects include:

  • Full NPA in Criminology at SCQF level 6 (made up of the following units: Criminology: Crime control strategies; Criminology: Nature and extent of crime; Crime in society)
  • Psychology
  • Sociology
  • Politics
  • Modern studies
  • Working with communities: Values and principles
  • Working with communities: Youth work
  • Working with communities: Equality, diversity and inclusion
  • Working with communities: Sociological perspectives
  • Communication and literature (equivalent to higher English at C Pass)
  • Numeracy

The course also includes a class in 'Preparation for higher education' which, combined with guidance, aims to help you reach your full potential. The classes on offer are assessed by continuous assessment throughout the year.

About Glasgow Clyde College

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Glasgow Clyde College is a further and higher education college, located in Glasgow.

The college offers a broad range of courses across many subject areas, and has three easily accessible campuses in Glasgow at Langside, Cardronald and Anniesland.

With award winning teaching staff, the college is the largest further education provider in Glasgow and has the highest achievement rates in further and education in the area.

Glasgow Clyde College also has excellent links to universities to allow you to progress to degree level.

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