Engineering: Electrical

City of Glasgow College


Riverside Campus


On this course, you'll expand on the electrical principles covered in National 6 and Higher level education. During the course you'll be taught by staff with significant industry experience to develop your skills in a range of science disciplines.

Many of the course modules are project based with report writing included in second-year modules. The course is also designed for higher level technicians in the Electrical Engineering Industry which deals with the production, transmission, distribution and application of electricity and the manufacture, installation and maintenance of electrical equipment.

Some of the subjects you will study:

Electrical safety; DC and AC principles; Electrical machine principle; Mathematics for engineers units 1 and 2; Three phase systems; Electricity power systems; and Electrical installation skills.

Entry Requirements

2 Highers including Maths and preferably Physics; or relevant national qualifications at SCQF Level 6. Interview.

Progression Routes

Year 3 of relevant degree.

Start Date




Study Method

Full time

Course Length

2 years



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