Part-Time & Flexible Learning

Apply now for October 2020. Discover part-time study at Alm College

The College’s part-time and flexible learning options are designed to allow for study that fits alongside other commitments, such as work or family life.

Many of our courses are available to study on a full-time and part-time basis with stand-alone unit options also available, allowing you to build qualifications up over time.

The College offers small class sizes, high quality teaching and a diverse range of subjects.

Who can apply?

Part-time study is designed for individuals who cannot commit to full-time learning but are looking to enhance their career, qualifications or continuing professional development.

Units are SCQF credit-rated by the Scottish Qualifications Authority (SQA) and can be used for career development or for further study.

Open to all- there are no formal entry requirements.

How will classes be taught?

Teaching may take place during the day and/or in the evening, between 09.00 and 20.00 Monday to Friday.

The College has recently announced updates to its teaching arrangements. To achieve greater flexibility in student learning, classes within the first semester will be delivered through a blended model of face-to-face and digital teaching methods. The College is well placed to continue delivering high quality learning experiences through such methods.

Semester one in academic year 2020/21 starts on Monday 5 October. Teaching finishes on Friday 11 December and exams will take place from 14-18 December.

Semester one- week commencing 5 October 2020:

Unit name SCQF Level Credits Day Time Cost
Human Resource Management: An Introduction 7 8 Monday 9.30-11.30 £160
Economic issues 7 8 Monday 9.30-11.30 £160
Managing Operational Resources 7 16 Monday 12.30-14.30 £320
Introduction to Islamic Studies 9 12 Wednesday 9.30-11.30 £240
Woman in Islam 10 12 Wednesday 15.30-17.30 £240
Arabic as a Foreign Language 5 (part-time) 5 20 Monday & Thursday 18.00-20.30 £375
Behavioural Skills for Business 8 8 Tuesday 9.30-11.30 £160
Communication: Business Communication 7 8 Tuesday 10.00-12.00 £160
Developing Entrepreneurial Skills 7 8 Tuesday 12.30-14.30 £160
Introduction to Business Law 7 8 Tuesday 13.00-15.00 £160
Managing Marketing Resources 8 8 Tuesday 14.40-16.40 £160
Arabic as Foreign Language 6 (part-time) 6 20 Tuesday & Thursday 18.00-20.30 £375
Arabic as a Foreign Language 5 (full-time) 5 20 Wed/ Thurs/ Fri 9.30-12.45 £375
Arabic as a Foreign Language 9 (full-time) 9 20 Wed/ Thurs/ Fri 9.30-12.45 £375
Islamic Moral Economy and Finance 11 20 Wednesday 9.30-11.30 £400
Applied Islamic Banking and Insurance 11 20 Wednesday 15.30-17.30 £400
Theoretical and Practical Entrepreneurship 11 20 Wednesday 15.30-17.30 £400
Sustainable Development: Discourse & Policy 11 20 Wednesday 15.30-17.30 £400


Fees & Funding

Full fees information can be found here.

Part-time fee grants are available from SAAS and the College offers fee-waivers for non-SAAS eligible students.

How do I apply?

Apply online here.