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Scottish Wider Access Programme

The Scottish Wider Access Programme (SWAP) works in partnership with colleges and Higher Education Institutions across Scotland to provide routes into Higher Education for adults with few or no qualifications, or whose qualifications are out of date.

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SWAP Access Programmes are one year full-time courses at colleges across Scotland. Successful completion of a SWAP Access Programme can lead to a guaranteed place on a Higher National or degree course at a college or university.

For details of current SWAP programmes running at different colleges, please see:

For more information on SWAP, please contact Anna Wallace, tel: 0131 313 6605,