HNC Electronic Engineering (Day Release)

Cardonald Campus
SCQF Level
Start Date
24 Aug 2020
Qualification Type
Course Type
2 Years (August to June)

Applications are now closed.

This part time electronic engineering course provides you with the skills and knowledge required to work in the electronics/electrical sector.

Attendance is one day a week for two years. Embedded within this framework are the 12 units required to obtain an HNC in Electronics.

What will I learn?

  • IT applications
  • Electronic circuit construction
  • Analogue circuits
  • Combinational digital electronic circuits
  • High level engineering programming
  • DC and AC networks
  • Electronic testing skills
  • Maths for engineering
  • Communication practical skills
  • PCB design
  • Electrical networks
  • Active filters
  • Sequential logic circuits.

Articulation Routes

Glasgow Caledonian University

We have a longstanding agreement with Glasgow Caledonian University for direct articulation to the first year of their BSc/BEng (Honours)/MEng Electronic Engineering including:

  • Electronic Engineering Systems
  • Communication Systems Engineering
  • Electronic, Electrical and Energy Systems
  • Electrical Power Engineering.

Jobs and further study

University of Strathclyde

Articulation to the first year programme is at the discretion of the university. 

  • BEng Honours: Electronic and Electrical Engineering
  • MEng: Electronic and Electrical Engineering

Entry requirements (minimum)

  • NC Engineering or equivalent, or
  • One Higher from English, Maths, Physics or Technical Certificate
  • We will consider your application if you have relevant experience but no formal qualifications.

Entry requirement equivalency table

  • If you do not meet the entry criteria for your chosen course, you may be offered an alternative course in the same subject area.

Making an application

For courses starting in August, you can make up to two applications.

Applications are made to a course and a first choice of campus. If the course is oversubscribed at your first choice you will be automatically considered for alternative sites and may be made an offer without a further application.

I've applied — what happens next?

When you apply:

You will receive an automated email confirming that we have received your application and will be in contact as per the following stages:

You will be invited to attend an interview. This will comprise a short one-to-one interview followed by a skills test. Please bring your qualifications and photographic ID to interview.

Please note: references will be requested prior to interview.

You will be informed of the outcome of the selection process by email within 2 working days of the interview.

There are four possible outcomes:

  • unconditional offer: you have met all the entry requirements and your place is guaranteed
  • conditional offer: your place is secured pending meeting the entry requirements
  • waiting list: you have met all entry requirements, however, the course is full. If any spaces become available you may be contacted usually around about the course start date.
  • unsuccessful

Once an offer is received you must reply within 10 working days or risk losing your place.

If a place is unavailable at your campus of first choice, you may be offered a place at one of our other campuses and you must respond to this within the timescale above.

Once you have accepted your offer, you will be sent further information such as Student Funding, Joining Instructions, Kit list and Induction date.

More questions? Contact us about this course

0141 272 3339