BEng Electrical and Mechanical Engineering

University of the Highlands and Islands
Leicester, United Kingdom
Bachelor's Degree
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Full-time, Part-time
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Entry Requirements

  • Entry to year one, HNC, is 1 Scottish Higher at grade C or above, 


  • 1 A level at grade D or above, these should include maths or science 
  • We also accept NC Engineering 
  • Entry to year two, HND, is the HNC Engineering Systems 
  • Entry to year three, BEng, is the HND Engineering Systems 
  • Applicants with other qualifications and experience will be welcomed, but may require a bridging course 
  • You will be required to attend an interview to assess your technical ability


First Year 

HNC Engineering System

Mandatory units are:

  • Principles of engineering systems 
  • Engineering measurement and system monitoring 
  • Mathematics for engineering 1: mechanical and manufacturing 
  • Engineering communication 
  • Communication: practical skills 
  • Engineering systems: graded unit 1 

Option units available in:

  • Electrical, electronic, mechanical and cross discipline engineering fields
Second Year

Core modules are:

  • Electrical 1
  • Mechanical 1 


  • Work based initiative
Third Year

Core modules are:

  • Management for engineers 
  • Industrial project 

You will also choose 3 or 4 discipline modules:

  • Engineering design applications 
  • Energy studies 
  • Industrial plant applications 
  • Mechanical technology
  • Advanced power electronics 
  • Control and instrumentation 
  • Microprocessors and digital electronics 
  • Power systems and machines 
  • Energy and environment 
  • Renewable energy technology 
  • Energy efficiency in the built environment 
  • Applied maths

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