Learning is a lifelong process, developing knowledge and skills via education, training, work and general life experiences. We have adopted the broad concept where education and training is flexible and diverse and available at different times and places. Identifying gaps in knowledge and skills is an essential step for people of all ages and SRUC can help you to achieve your goals by providing alternative ways of accessing information.

Some of our academic courses are available on-line, supported by tutorials and study weekends, giving you control over when and where you study. Other learners join campus-based students, to study individual subjects (modules) on a part-time basis.

Short courses in both academic and non-academic subjects also give you the opportunity to further your existing knowledge or try something new. All these ways to learn are designed to enable you to study either for general interest, to build up modules which lead to a recognised award or for continued professional development.

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Flexible learning

Not everyone is able to study full-time - work, family commitments and financial pressures may lead you to think that Higher Education just isn't a practical option.

However with flexible or part-time study programmes available across our campuses there's really no reason why you can't study for a qualification.

Part-time learning with us allows you to fit studies in with your other commitments allowing you to develop new skills and gain qualifications for career or personal advancement.

To give as many people as possible the chance to access courses we have designed a modular format of course delivery. Some learning is also offered online providing you with even more choice for you when planning your studies.

We have an exciting and diverse range of part-time courses to choose from, from National Certificate level right through to postgraduate research degrees.

SRUC receives many enquiries about part-time study and where possible we tailor our teaching timetable to suit individuals' other commitments to create a flexible study programme.

This might be a short professional development course, independent supported learning with our award winning on-line packages or an academic course such as a degree or an HND.

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