1920X780 February Open Day (1)

Take the next step in your journey and come along to one of our Open Days this February to find out all you need to know about studying at Edinburgh College and the courses available to you.

The Open Days take place across all four of our campuses and are for anyone who is considering applying for a full-time course starting in August 2023.

You will have the opportunity to take guided tours of our fantastic facilities, find out all you need to know about our courses and how to apply, get advice on additional support and funding options, and ask any questions you may have.

You can either register to attend or drop-in on the day, so make sure to come along to find out more about the opportunities available and see first-hand what College life means to our students and staff.

We will be showcasing the subject areas listed below. Find out more information on each subject area.

Date Campus Time Booking Form Link
Tuesday 7 February Sighthill 4 pm - 7 pm Book your place
Thursday 9 February Milton Road 4 pm - 7 pm Book your place
Tuesday 21 February Midlothian 4 pm - 7 pm Book your place
Saturday 25 February Granton 10 am - 1 pm Book your place

Sighthill – Tuesday 7 February - Book your place

Subject Area What will this cover?
Automotive Engineering Range of trade related courses including accident repair; body and paint work; light vehicle maintenance and repair.
Childhood Practice Courses which will provide you with the skills and practical experience for a career in childcare.
College based ESOL English courses for speakers of other languages and teacher training courses.
Computing Networking, software development, web design, cyber security and data science.
Counselling and Working with Communities HNC Counselling and HNC Working with Communities.
Enterprise and Commerce Courses covering Accounting & Finance, Business & Administration, Marketing, Legal Services and Police Studies.
Health Professions Courses including Healthcare Practice. Dental & Oral Healthcare, Pharmacy Services, preparation for and SWAP Access to Nursing.
Media Courses in outside broadcasting, audio visual technology, film, television, radio and digital media.
Music The chance to create music and sound from entry to degree level.
Photography From entry to degree level our courses cover digital capture, portraiture, advertising, corporate and photojournalism.
Routes into Education or Employment Courses designed to help a move to further learning or employment
Science Courses that support career paths in the physical and chemical engineering sector and the life science industries.
Social Services Courses from level 5 in social services for those driven to make a difference in people’s lives.
Sport and Fitness Courses fitness, sports coaching and health and fitness.
SWAP courses Access to Languages and Arts and Social Science.
Travel and Tourism Skills in customer care, visitor attraction operations and tour guiding.

 

Milton Road – Thursday 9 February - Book your place

Subject Area What will this cover?
Childhood Practice Courses which will provide you with the skills and practical experience for a career in childcare.
College Based ESOL English courses for speakers of other languages and teacher training courses.
Computing Networking, software development, web design, cyber security and data science.
Enterprise and Commerce HNC Business and NPA Business.
Hair and Beauty Beauty Care and Make Up level 5 and Hairdressing VTCT SVQ level 2.
Health Professions & Social Services Introduction to Health Services, Preparation for and SWAP Access to Nursing, HNC Healthcare Practice Introduction to Social Services.
Media & Sound Production HND Television, Music, Performance and Production.
Professional Cookery and Hospitality Introduction to Catering and Hospitality, Bakery NC, Professional Cookery and HNC Hospitality Operations.
Routes into Education or Employment Courses for the next step in returning to education or make the jump from school or become more independent.
Social Science Social science courses explore how society works covering a wide range of disciplines across different levels - criminology, psychology, sociology, anthropology, politics and history.
Sport & Fitness Exercise and Fitness Studies, HNC/HND Fitness, Health & Exercise.

 

Midlothian – Tuesday 21 February - Book your place

Subject Area What will this cover?
Engineering Engineering, Automotive Engineering and Electrical Engineering.
Childhood Practice Level 5 and 6 Childhood Practice and HNC Childhood Practice.

 

Granton – Saturday 25 February - Book your place

Subject Area What will this cover?
Art & Design Learn about our top ranking HND courses and how to prepare a successful portfolio to the only Centre in Scotland where you can study the transformational UAL Foundation Diploma.
Childhood Practice Childhood Practice levels 4 and 5, NC and HNC in Childhood Practice.
Computing Cyber Security, Data Science Software Development and E-Sports.
Construction Introduction to Construction, Building Services, Carpentry & Joinery, Painting & Decorating, Rail Engineering and Architectural Technology.
Hair and Beauty Various courses in Hairdressing, Barbering, Beauty and Complementary Therapies’
Media Various courses in Radio and Communication.
Performing Arts Acting, Technical Theatre, Dance, Make Up Artistry and Costume Design.
Professional Cookery and Hospitality Introduction to Catering and Hospitality, Bakery NC, Professional Cookery, HNC Hospitality Operations and HND Hospitality Management.
Routes into Education or Employment Courses for the next step in returning to education or make the jump from school or become more independent.
Social Science  Social science courses explore how society works covering a wide range of disciplines across different levels - criminology, psychology, sociology, anthropology, politics and history.
Travel and Tourism Cabin Crew & Airport Operations HNC and HND Travel and Tourism.
Pound coins.

Funding and Fees

When you are considering starting college, one of the most important issues to consider is funding and how you intend to pay for some of the costs that come with being a student.

Funding and Fees

Discover your subject

Not sure what to choose?

Art and Design

Illustration, life drawing, graphic design, computer arts and animation and fashion and textiles.

View courses

Automotive Engineering

Classic vehicle restoration, vehicle accident repair, transport maintenance and advanced vehicle diagnostics.

View courses

Childhood Practice

Early learning, childhood practice and professional development.

View courses

Computing

Software development, networking, computer science, games development and systems.

View courses

Construction

Brickwork, plastering, roofing, stonemasonry, plumbing, carpentry and joinery, and painting and decorating.

View courses

Electrical Engineering

Power systems, installation, motors and generators, electronics and soldering, signal processing and more.

View courses

Enterprise and Commerce

Business, marketing, finance and accounting, legal and policing, human resources, data science, administration.

View courses

Engineering

Mechanical, fabrication and welding, maintenance, control and automation, instrumentation and measurement systems.

View courses

Hairdressing and Beauty

Hairdressing, barbering, beauty and wellness therapies.

View courses

Health Professions and Social Services

Healthcare, Dental, Pharmacy, Nursing, Social Services and Counselling.

View courses

Media, Music and Sound Production

Music, sound production, music business, songwriting, digital and broadcast media.

Media, Music and Sound Production

Modern Languages

French, German, Spanish, Italian, Gaelic and British Sign Language (BSL).

View courses

Performing Arts and Photography

Make-up artistry, acting, performance, dance, musical theatre, technical theatre, costume design and photography.

Performing Arts and Photography

Professional Cookery and Hospitality

Bakery, food and beverage service, larder, patisserie, management, food hygiene, wine and spirits and license holder.

View courses

Retail and Events

Retail, fashion, events and management.

View courses

Routes into Education or Employment

Part-time and full-time courses are designed to help you move on to further learning or employment.

Routes into Education or Employment

Science

Biology, chemistry, applied science, medical science and life sciences.

View courses

Social Science

Psychology, politics, sociology, english and social science.

View courses

Sports and Fitness

Personal trainer, outdoor pursuits, sports therapy, coaching, fitness and sports.

View courses

Travel and Tourism

Cabin crew, tourism, tour guiding and airport operations.

View courses