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Engineering & Technology Access to Higher Education

This is a fantastic opportunity for adults who may not have had the opportunity to study at university when they left school to enter university and study for a wide variety of programmes within the engineering area, this includes: Electrical and Electronic Engineering, Digital Technologies and General Engineering. You will study engineering science, physics, sustainable energy and further maths as part of the course.

Course Info

Level 3 - Advanced
Subject Area
Course Type
Access to HE
James Watt College
Next Start Date
Course Length
31 weeks

Entry Requirements

You will need to be working at level 2 English and maths and demonstrate your commitment to the course. Applicants need to be 19 years old or over.

Delivery and Assessment

Delivery is classroom based and will involve a significant research element in all. Assessment is by assignment and examination - both internally and externally set.


You can continue your studies at a range of universities as well as continue onto the Foundation Degrees offered by the college. Degrees taken include Aeronautical, Mechanical, Electrical, Computer-Aided, Civil.

Career Opportunities

  • Aeronautical Engineers
  • CAD Technicians
  • Software Developers
  • Telecommunication Specialists
  • Building Inspectors
  • Construction Managers
  • Design Consultants
  • Safety Officers