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Courses

Our full course listing can now be found at www.nescol.ac.uk/courses

North East of Scotland College is proud to work in partnership with both Aberdeenshire and Aberdeen City Local Authorities, providing school pupils across the region involved in the Senior Phase of Curriculum for Excellence with opportunities to participate in a wide range of courses delivered by College staff in schools and College centres.
The School College Links programme offers a wide range of SQA and City and Guilds Accredited Qualifications ranging from SCQF Level 3 to 7. Designed to support pupils in achieving their full potential for future study or employment the programme includes vocational courses and courses designed to maximise core and essential skills development.
View the full range of courses available to school pupils in Academic Year 14–15 here

What are 'Full-time' Courses?
A typical full-time course will require you to spend at least 20 hours a week at college over a 38 week period each year. They are offered in a number of different levels starting from an introductory level (e.g. Introduction to Social Sciences) to a Higher National Diploma (e.g. HND Social Sciences)

What are 'Part-time' Courses?
Part-time courses come in all shapes and sizes. They can be vocational or just for fun, taught in a college centre or in a number of community locations. They are offered during the day and in the evening and some are offered at weekends. The one thing that they have in common is that they are all taught courses.

What are 'Self Study' Courses?
These courses are ideal if you are unable to attend conventional classes due to work, time or distance constraints. They cover a wide range of subjects and are offered at different levels. For most, tutor support is available, some may also require you to attend a class - or tutorial, but you will be expected to work on your own and submit work when required.

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