Access Courses

We offer a range of access courses for people who are planning to study on one of our Higher Education courses, or go on to university, but do not currently meet the academic entry requirements. All-access courses are at either Level 5 or Level 6 on the Scottish Credit & Qualifications Authority (SCQF) framework.

Start dates


Course Duration

1 semester or 1 academic year

Class details

Average 16 class hours per week, plus additionally directed self-study. Maximum 20 students per class.

Entry Requirements

  • Minimum 11 years of school education with good results in subjects relevant to the Introductory Course you apply for
  • IELTS 5.5, with a minimum of 5.5 in each component band, or equivalent.
  • Students will also be required to meet us for an interview via Skype.
Please note that only courses at SCQF Level 6 and above are suitable for Tier 4 study visas.
Courses suitable for International students are marked with an I.

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