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
      See map

      To take into account

      · 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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