Engineering Systems

Moray College UHI


Main campus


This course aims to give you a thorough grounding in the engineering principles required by those entering employment at technician level and offers two specific routes (please state preference when applying):

The Mechanical route develops skills required by servicing and manufacturing industries


The Electronic route develops the practical applications of electronics in industry, also covering the necessary theory in electronic principles and maths.

The Mechanical route (Code 1M) includes the following subjects: Statics; Thermofluids; Dynamics; Pneumatics and Hydraulics.

The Electronic route (Code 1E) includes: Electrical Principles; Fundamental Electronics; Electronic Test Equipment.

All students will also study the following core skill units which follow an engineering theme: Communication; Maths; Information Technology.

Entry Requirements

4 subjects at National 5 (2 at A or B including Maths and 2 at A-D); or relevant national qualifications at SCQF Level 5.

Progression Routes

HNC Engineering Systems

Start Date




Study Method

Part time (day)

Course Length

2 years


Energy, Engineering and Construction

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