John Wheatley College

Full Time Access to Humanities / Teaching / Social Sciences

John Wheatley College
In Glasgow

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Important information

Typology Vocational qualification
Location At 2 venues (Scotland)
Description

People who will normally have life experience skills and are wishing to return to education with their objective being a place in higher education/university.

Facilities (2)
Where and when
Starts Location
On request
Glasgow
2 Haghill Road, G31 3SR, Glasgow, Scotland
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On request
Glasgow
1200 Westerhouse Road, G34 9HZ, Glasgow, Scotland
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Starts On request
Location
Glasgow
2 Haghill Road, G31 3SR, Glasgow, Scotland
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Starts On request
Location
Glasgow
1200 Westerhouse Road, G34 9HZ, Glasgow, Scotland
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· Requirements

Candidates will have left school some time previously with minimum qualifications. Successful candidates who wish to enter teaching will also be subject to a Disclosure Scotland check.

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What you'll learn on the course

Full Time

Course programme

Access to Humanities / Teaching / Social Sciences

Aimed at: People who will normally have life experience skills and are wishing to return to education with their objective being a place in higher education/university.

Additional Information: In addition, the College and SWAPWest intend to offer a new, 2 year part-time Access to Humanities programme. The aim is to equip students with the skills required to progress to Higher Education. There will be a mixture of core and elective units in a range of subjects, with the learner negotiating the best programme to meet their aspirations.

More details will be available from June 2008. The programme will run subject to approval.

Location: Easterhouse and East End Campus

Available: Full-Time

Units Include:
  • Information Technology: Int 2
  • Communication 4
  • People and Politics: Britain
  • History: People and the Past Europe
  • French Language
  • People and Society: Scottish
  • Introduction to Psychology
  • Social Psychology
  • Cognitive Psychology
  • Using Information and Retrieval Skils
  • Contemporary Issues 3
  • Practical Investigation: Society
  • Working with Others
  • * The Human Body
  • * Painting Techniques: Water based
  • * Personal Well Being and Exercise
  • * Maths
  • The modules marked * are elective modules for students wishing to go on to teaching.
Progression:
  • B(Ed) Primary Teaching at University of Strathclyde, University of Glasgow and University of Stirling (Secondary School)
  • BA (HONS) Social Sciences at Universities including: Strathclyde, West of Scotland, Stirling, Glasgow and Glasgow Caledonian.
  • Employment in Primary Teaching.

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