SCQF Level 7

Course Overview
If you`re looking to build a career as an engineer in the electrical engineering field this course is the ideal choice. This is designed to make sure you meet the varied needs of industry and commerce and prepares you to build on your skills at the next level. This will provide you with a solid foundation and practical skills in advanced electrical concepts and theories. You’ll also use the latest software and study various technical subjects.
What You Will Learn
  • Maths for Engineering 
  • Analogue and Digital Electronics 
  • DC and AC systems 
  • Three Phase Systems 
  • Electrical Theory
Entry Requirements
  • One Higher at Grade C or above in Physics or Maths
  • A relevant NQ at Level 6 accompanied with a good academic reference recommending articulation to a higher level 
  • Industrial experience and/or other qualifications will also be considered
English Proficiency Requirements
  • IELTS 5.5
How the course is assessed
  • outcome by outcome
  • a final examination
Information on Test/Auditions/Interview Requirements
  • 1 to 1 interview
  • Entry test
Progression And Articulation Routes
  • HND Electrical Engineering
  • Progression into a year 2 of study at Edinburgh Napier University or Year 1 at Heriot Watt University.

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Career Opportunities
Employment as an engineer in the electrical engineering field particularly 
  • generation 
  • distribution 
  • research 
  • manufacture 
  • renewable energy and other emerging technologies
Number Of Days Per Week/Day Of The Week/Time Of The Day
  • 3 days
Course Cost And Funding Options
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