Engineering Systems

UHI Outer Hebrides


Outer Hebrides Campus


The HNC Engineering: Systems course is designed to prepare technicians for the design, research, development and service support activities in Engineering, Manufacturing and Consultancy.

You may also be able to use the HNC as a spring-board into the second year of our engineering degree, including BEng (Hons) Electrical and Electronic Engineering, BEng (Hons) Electrical and Mechanical Engineering, BEng (Hons) Mechanical Engineering or BEng (Hons) Energy Engineering.

Entry Requirements

Higher Maths or Physics, or Foundation Apprenticeship Engineering, or a relevant NC or NQ at SCQF Level 6. You may be asked to attend for interview.

Progression Routes

HND Engineering Systems

Start Date

September, January



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