Engineering: Electrical (2nd year entry)

City of Glasgow College


Riverside Campus


On this course, you'll expand on the electrical principles covered in Higher level. During the course, you'll be taught by staff with significant industry experience to develop your skills in a range of science disciplines.

Many of the course modules are project-based, with report writing included in second-year modules. The course is also designed for higher level technicians in the Electrical Engineering Industry which deals with the production, transmission, distribution and application of electricity and the manufacture, installation and maintenance of electrical equipment.

Some of the subjects you will study:

Electrical motor drives; Electrical installation design; Power electronics; Electrical switchgear and protection; Graded unit 2 electrical engineering; and Engineering Mathematics 3 and 4.

Entry Requirements

HNC Engineering: Electrical. Interview.

Progression Routes

Year 3 of BEng Electrical Power Systems at Glasgow Caledonian University.

Start Date




Study Method

Full time

Course Length

1 year


Engineering, Energy and Gas

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