Engineering Systems

Glasgow Clyde College


Anniesland Campus


The engineering systems course is ideal if you already work in engineering industry and want to progress towards professional engineering status. It develops skills and competence to a higher level across a wide rand of modern engineering systems including electrical, mechanical and mechatronic systems.

Subjects include:
Application of Programmable Logic Controllers; Communication: Practical Skills; Electrical Machine Principles; Engineering Communication; Engineering Measurement and Systems Monitoring; Engineering Mathematics 1; Engineering Mathematics 2; Mechatronic System Elements; Principles of Engineering Systems; DC and AC Principles; Three Phase Systems; Engineering Systems: Graded Unit 1 Examination; Business Awareness and CPD; Design for Manufacture; Engineering Practical Skills; Engineering Systems Analysis: System Modelling and Control; Principles of Safe Engineering Systems; Project Management; Statics and Strength of Materials; Dynamics; Thermofluids; Engineering Mathematics 3; Engineering Mathematics 4; Engineering Mathematics 5; Engineering Systems Graded Unit 2 – Project Based.

Entry Requirements

2 Highers from English, Maths, Physics or a science or technological subject. An NC in an appropriate discipline. Applications are also invited from those without formal qualifications but who have relevant life and/or work experience. Entry subject to interview and aptitude test.

Progression Routes

Relevant degree programme.

Start Date




Study Method

Part time (day)

Course Length

4 years


Engineering Systems

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