COURSE INFORMATION

This course is ideal if you wish to develop a high level of knowledge and skills in the area of electrical and electronic engineering to make you work-ready for a career in this industry.

During the course, you will have the opportunity to study additional advanced units in mathematics, and at the end, providing you meet the articulation requirements, you could progress to Year 3 and 4 of a specific BEng (Hons) degree courses at one of our partner universities. 

  • One year full-time
  • Three years part-time (day release)
  • Infill by arrangement
  • Electrical networks and resonance
  • Programmable logic controllers (PLCs)
  • Electrical testing
  • Engineering Mathematics 3, 4, 5 (optional)
  • Transmission lines
  • Electrical motor drive systems
  • Electrical installation design
  • Transformers
  • Power Electronics
  • Utilisation of Electrical Energy in Buildings
  • Graded Unit Project
  • HNC: Electrical Engineering SCQF Level 7 at grade ‘B’ or above in the Graded Unit 
  • Higher Maths at grade ‘C’ or above would also be desirable 

At the end of the HND course, providing you meet the articulation requirements, you could progress to year 3 and 4 of a specific BEng (Hons) degree courses at any of the following partner Universities:

  • The University of Aberdeen
  • Edinburgh Napier University
  • Glasgow Caledonian University
  • University of the Highlands and Islands
  • University of the West of Scotland

 

An engineer in the electrical engineering field; particularly generation, distribution, energy planning, research, manufacture, renewable energy, or other emerging technologies

  • Scientific calculator
  • Scaled rule
  • Protractor
  • You may be required to take part in an informal conversation as part of the application process. This group/individual conversation may be an information session, a portfolio discussion, or a skills based exercise