The HNC Engineering Systems will give you the required technical training to be a technician in 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) Mechan
How to apply
If your application is completed by the following date, it’s guaranteed to be considered:
15 January*If you apply after this deadline, universities or colleges don’t have to consider your application if they’ve filled their spaces, so the sooner you apply, the better!
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Points of entry
The following entry points are available for this course:
- Year 1
|A level||D||in Maths or Physics|
|Scottish Higher||C||in Maths or Physics|
|Foundation Apprenticeship (SCQF Level 6)||Pass||Engineering|
UHI does not use Tariff points, and accepts a range of qualifications. Applicants with other relevant qualifications or experience will be considered on an individual basis.
Additional entry requirements
You may be required to attend an interview
English language requirements
|IELTS (Academic)||5.5||Overall score of 5.5 with no element below 5.0|
|PTE Academic||50.0||Minimum score of 50|
|TOEFL (iBT)||72.0||Min 72 or above with min 17 in each section|
Our programmes are taught and examined in English. To make the most of your studies, you must be able to communicate fluently and accurately in spoken and written English in an academic environment and provide certified proof of your competence before starting your course. Please note that English language tests need to have been taken no more than two years prior to the start date of the course. The minimum English language requirements to study at the University of the Highlands and Islands are detailed below:
Further information on English Language Requirements can be found via the following link.
Fees and funding
|Channel Islands||£6,720 *||Year 1|
|EU||£1,285 *||Year 1|
|International||£6,855 *||Year 1|
|England||£6,720 *||Year 1|
|Northern Ireland||£6,720 *||Year 1|
|Scotland||£1,285 *||Year 1|
|Wales||£6,720 *||Year 1|
*This is a provisional fee and subject to change.
Additional fee information
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