Apply for a course at Nescol
Start an application for
ACCESS TO SOCIAL SCIENCES, ARTS AND EDUCATION (SWAP) SCQF LEVEL 6
- At aberdeen city campus
- Starting August 2021
Course code: QGOAA21-1
Alternatively, if you want to continue an application or track an application:
Before you start your application
Have your exam certificates ready
Have your exam certificates ready for reference — preferably scanned or electronic copies.
Prepare your personal statement
This section is not mandatory but you may wish to include any related work experience or any other information that will support your application.
We recommend that you prepare your personal statement before you start the application process. There is a limit of 4000 characters — not words — on your personal statement. We've put together some useful hints and tips about how to write a personal statement.
Remember there is a time limit
You have a maximum of 20 minutes to complete each section of the online application. Read each section carefully before you start and make notes — you can also download a PDF of the application form to help you prepare for each section. Once complete, each section will automatically save.
Add us to your contacts
Add email@example.com to your contacts to make sure you receive important emails about your application.
Please note that where the number of applications for a course exceeds the number of places available, we may suggest an alternative course.
When you have successfully submitted your application you can check the status of it by logging into this applications site.
Why we collect and use data about you
When you make your application to learn with us we collect personal data about you so that we can identify you and communicate with you. Personal data will sometimes include 'special categories of data' (information about any disabilities; or your race or national or ethnic origin, or your gender) so that we can process your application in an accurate, fair and transparent way. If we do not have this information we may not be able to process your application and potentially offer you a place on a College course.
You can find out more about how and why we use and share your data in our Student Applications Privacy Notice on our website at: nescol.ac.uk/data-protection.
This will also tell you about the rights you have in relation to that data and how to contact our Data Protection Officer.