Applied Life Studies Academy Access

What is special about this course?

If you’re interested in working with people, then you might be interested in learning with us.

Humanities provides the underpinning knowledge for a career in social work, teaching, nursing, wellbeing including beauty therapy and childcare.

This course provides an opportunity to prepare for study within the Applied ;Life Studies Directorate – Social Science, early Years, Health and Social Care and Beauty Therapy. You will be able to experience taster sessions in all areas as well as learning more about being a successful student at Perth College UHI.

Entry requirements

There are no formal entry requirement but you will be invited for interview to discuss your application. Applicants might include school winter leavers, young people aged 18 – 24, adult learners and students progressing from community learning courses.

This course aims to build skills and help you gain confidence to study.

You will study a range of SQA units at level 5 or 6, as well a series of College certificates.

Subjects include:

  • Intro to Psychology
  • Problem Solving
  • Health Promotion
  • First Aid
  • Managing Stress
  • Introduction to Student Support and Engagement
  • Technology for Learning

How will I study my course?

  • Online

Online or blended if restrictions allow


How long will my course last?


17 Weeks

Where can I study my course?

    • Perth College UHI

Start date

Feb 1st 2020

Fees

Most full-time students will have their fees paid.

Students on part-time courses may also be eligible to have their course fees waived.

Additional costs

Most full-time students will have their fees paid.

Students on part-time courses may also be eligible to have their course fees waived.

What can I do on completion of my course?

You may go on to further study within the Applied Life Studies Directorate

Is there more information available online?

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I want to start in 2021/22

We are delighted that you are thinking about studying at Perth College UHI. Perth College operates a fair and open admissions system committed to equality of opportunity and non-discrimination. We consider all applications on merit and on the basis of ability to achieve, without discrimination on grounds of age, disability, gender identity, marriage and civil partnership, pregnancy and maternity status, race, religion and/or belief, sex, sexual orientation or socio-economic background. We welcome applications from all prospective students and aim to provide appropriate and efficient services to students with disabilities.