Energy and Environmental Engineering (Years 1 and 2 only)

Edinburgh College


Midlothian Campus


This BEng in Energy and Environmental Engineering course is designed to provide you with a solid foundation in a range of modules from Pneumatics and Hydraulics to Engineering System Analysis. It will give you the necessary knowledge understanding and analytical skills needed for a role related to engineering systems. You will cover a whole range of essential areas in mechanical, electrical and systems engineering.

In Year 1 you will follow HNC Engineering Systems with Renewables. This course is designed to make sure you meet the varied needs of industry and commerce. Progressing to Year 2 you will follow HND Engineering Systems with Renewables. The aim of this HND is to provide you with the solid foundation and 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 CAD. There is some practical and laboratory work and you will complete your Graded Unit examinations in Engineering Systems.

Entry Requirements

Maths and Physics at Higher; or NC Engineering Systems; or other relevant national qualifications at SCQF Level 6. Interview and entrance test.

Progression Routes

Year 3 and 4 at Edinburgh Napier University

Start Date





BEng Hons

Study Method

Full time

Course Length

2 years



SCQF Level


Career Area


Career Sectors

Aeronautical Engineering

Chemical and Materials Engineering

Electrical and Electronic Engineering

Engineering General

Mechanical and Manufacturing Engineering (including Fabrication and Welding)

Naval Architecture and Marine Engineering

Offshore and Energy