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Engineering Systems (with Renewable Energies) HND

Campus Midlothian Campus

Qualification SCQF Level 8

Study mode Full time

Duration 41 weeks

Start date Aug 2021

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Course overview

Energy Systems with Renewable Energy HND is a full-time course taught at Edinburgh College’s Midlothian campus. The course will enhance your knowledge in a range of modules from Pneumatics and Hydraulics to Engineering System Analysis. This course will give you the analytical skills needed for a job in the engineering systems industry. You will cover a range of essential areas in mechanical, electrical and systems engineering. 


 

In year one you will follow HNC Engineering Systems with Renewables. This course is designed to make sure you meet the varied needs of the industry. On progression to year two you will begin your HND. The aim of this HND is to provide you with practical skills in advanced theories of engineering systems. You will use the latest simulation and design software and study a variety of technical subjects including Principles of Engineering Systems, Renewable Energy Units and Computer Aided Design (CAD).  


 

The course is taught by teachers with industry experience using the latest industry technologies and will give you an insight into the working environment of an engineer. You will be taught between Edinburgh College classrooms and workshops where you will gain essential and hands-on experience of the engineering sector. This course is intended to meet the needs of employers and will ensure you meet undergraduate requirements for a variety of universities. 

 

Do you have any questions regarding this course? Contact a member of our teaching staff:  

Kevin Maloney  

kevin.maloney@edinburghcollege.ac.uk  

+44 131 297 9285 

What you will learn

Entry requirements

The standard academic entry requirements for this course are: 


  • Two Highers (C or above) in Mathematics and Physics or another Engineering Science based discipline. 


Eligibility criteria for existing Edinburgh College students or students from other colleges: 


  • NC in Engineering or NC in Multi-Discipline Engineering (Level 6) 
  • Applicants with equivalent certificates are welcome to apply 

Information on Tests / Auditions / Interview Requirements

  • You may be asked to attend a qualifications interview and aptitude test 
  • This is a short test designed to check if your mathematics and physics knowledge is the correct level for this course 

English Proficiency Requirements

IELTS 5.5 All international applicants will need to demonstrate competency in the English language. Applicants who do not have a recognised English Language qualification will need to take a recognised test such as IELTS and attain the required English language score.

Progression and Articulation Routes

  • This course is aligned with university requirements for engineering undergraduate courses 

Career options

  • Technician level engineering posts 
  • Mechanical engineer 
  • Renewables engineer 
  • Systems engineer 
  • Apply for the Modern Apprenticeship Scheme 

Study Options

Campus Study mode Start date Duration
Midlothian Campus Full time 30/08/21 41 Weeks

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