Electrical and Mechanical Engineering Systems (Level 6)

Glasgow Clyde College


Anniesland Campus


Are you fascinated by how things work and interested in becoming an Engineer, but not quite sure what field you want to focus on? NC Electrical and Mechanical Engineering Systems allows you to explore both of these exciting engineering disciplines in one course.

The synergy created from exploring both mechanical and electrical engineering equips you with multidimensional problem-solving skills that are highly valued both in employment and for further study.

This multidisciplinary programme provides fundamental knowledge of core engineering concepts while studying the core subjects of electrical and mechanical engineering. Almost all employers now look to recruit staff who have a good understanding of both disciplines.

Communication core skill unit; Mathematics: Technician 1; Engineering: Applying information technology; Engineering materials; Graphical engineering communication; Electrical principles; Single and three-phase principles; Engineering systems; Engineering; Computer-aided draughting for engineers; Pneumatics and hydraulics; Programmable logic controllers; Engineering Dynamics: An introduction; Engineering Project.

Entry Requirements

3 subjects at National 5 including Maths and a science or technological subject. Interview.

Progression Routes

Relevant HNC/D course.

Start Date




Study Method

Full time

Course Length

1 year


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