Electrical Engineering (University Route)

Fife College


Rosyth Campus


This course is ideal if you are interested in progressing to University or developing a high level of knowledge and skills in the area of electrical and electronic engineering to make you work ready for a career in this industry.

Alongside the HNC Electrical Engineering course, you will have the opportunity to study advanced units in mathematics.

The University of Aberdeen
Edinburgh Napier University
Glasgow Caledonian University
University of the Highlands and Islands
University of the West of Scotland

You will study: DC and AC principles; Electrical machine principles; Three phase systems; Electricity power systems; Electrical networks; Programmable logic controllers (PLCs); Electrical testing; Engineering Mathematics 1, 2 (3 is optional); Communications practical skills; Combinational logic;
Fundamentals of control systems; Graded Unit

Entry Requirements

Higher Maths plus 1 from Engineering Science or Physics; or Foundation Apprenticeship: Engineering; or NC Electrical Engineering (Level 6); or other relevant national qualifications at SCQF Level 6. Interview.

Progression Routes

HND Electrical Engineering

Start Date




Study Method

Full time

Course Length

1 year


Engineering, Energy and Mathematics

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