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Science
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  • HNC Applied Science

    Industrial biotechnology is the production of medicines and pharmaceutical molecules as well as biofuels and agricultural tools using living organisms. Industrial biotechnology is also developing new approaches to pollution prevention, resource conservation and cost reduction.

    The HNC covers a wide broad spectrum of subjects to equip learners with a broad understanding of biology, chemistry, process engineering for the industrial biotechnology job market.

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  • HND Applied Biological Sciences

    The HND Applied Biological Science is a newly developed, up-to-date science course.

    Over the 2 year program students will build up excellent knowledge of Biology and Chemistry as well as developing their laboratory skills and experience. This will provide the learner with an excellent skill set for employment as well as progression on to further education.

    Students that have achieved a relevant HNC will be considered for direct entry to second year.

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Health & Care
Health & Care
  • HNC Care & Administrative Practice

    Students will undertake a variety of health related subjects such as: – Sociology – Psychology – Health Care Policy – Anatomy and Physiology.

    Teaching and learning will take place in the college environment as well as a clinical placement to develop their understanding, knowledge and skills.

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  • HNC Early Education & Child Care

    This SCQF Level 7 course integrates theory and practice to enable you to work in a variety of childcare settings or proceed in Higher Education.

    The course aims to develop knowledge and understanding of the principles and values underpinning the care and education of young children.

    The course contains a practical placement experience in a childcare setting, academic study and independent research and has been approved by the Scottish Social Services Council for registration as a Child Development Officer.

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  • HNC Social Care

    An advanced social care course for learners with a commitment to a career in the social care sector. The course incorporates 3 units from SVQ 3 Health & Social Care.

    The full-time course has a significant practical placement element.

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Engineering
Engineering
  • HNC Computer Aided Design & Draughting

    The aims of the course while using CAD software packages to industry standard are to: – Introduce the concepts of integrated design and draughting procedures. – Produce 2D and 3D computer representations of solid and wireframe models. – Produce computer generated images (CGI) of 3D CAD models and scenes. – Enhance the efficiency of AutoCAD by customising the package for specialist applications. – Investigate specialised software packages for specific use cases like Autodesk Inventor.

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  • HNC Building Services: Engineering

    This HNC course leads to a qualification recognised by employers and professional bodies within the building services engineering sector.

    The course prepares the learner for a range of technical, professional and management careers in Building Services Engineering.

    The learner will become knowledgeable with methods relating to the design, installation, maintenance and management of HVAC systems within buildings and understand the roles and responsibilities such a profession places on the consumption and management of both existing and future energy sources.

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  • HNC Construction Management

    This is designed to provide in-depth insight into the roles, responsibilities, and duties performed by Construction Management Trainees in the Building Industry.

    The HNC in Construction Management is designed to equip you with the knowledge, understanding and skills to allow you to gain employment in the built environment sector and to progress to a higher education or professional body qualification.

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  • HNC Electronic Engineering (Engineering Academy)

    The Engineering Academy is a collaboration between the University of Strathclyde, Glasgow Kelvin College, other partner colleges and industry. It provides a pathway to BEng Honours or MEng-level programmes in an engineering discipline within Strathclyde University.

    The first year of the Engineering Academy programme is taken as an enhanced HNC Electronics course at college, and those students who achieve the required performance will be guaranteed transfer to an undergraduate degree within the Department of Electronic and Electrical Engineering at the University of Strathclyde.

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  • HNC Manufacturing Engineering

    This one year full-time HNC Manufacture Engineering course enables learners to follow an integrated programme equipping learners with the education requirements for the position of a Technician Engineer leading to future employment in a manufacturing industry.

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  • HNC Mechanical Engineering: The Engineering Academy

    The Engineering Academy is a collaboration between the University of Strathclyde, Glasgow Kelvin College, other partner colleges and industry. It provides a pathway to BEng Honours or MEng-level programmes in an engineering discipline within Strathclyde University.

    The first year of the Engineering Academy programme is taken as an enhanced HNC course at college, and those students who achieve the required performance will be guaranteed transfer to an undergraduate degree within one of the following Faculty of Engineering departments at Strathclyde University: – Civil and Environmental Engineering – Design, Manufacture and Engineering Management – Electronic and Electrical Engineering – Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering – Naval Architecture, Ocean and Marine Engineering. Engineering.

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  • HND Civil Engineering

    This course is intended to provide students with the technical education requirements for the position of Technician Engineer.

    The syllabus is broad-based to allow for future employment with Civil Engineering contractors, consulting engineers or local authorities.

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  • HND Electrical Engineering

    The HND Electrical Engineering award will develop your ability to analyse and solve electrical engineering problems, and apply knowledge, understanding and skills to electrical circuits, power systems, electrical machines and safety systems.

    The award provides a broad based technical education for those intending to work in electrical engineering at technician level.

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  • HND Electronic Engineering

    The HND Electronics award will develop your ability to analyse and solve electronic engineering problems, and apply knowledge, understanding and skills to analogue and digital electronic circuits, control systems, programmable devices and telecommunication systems.

    The award provides a broad based technical education for those intending to work in electronics at technician level.

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  • HND Mechanical Engineering

    This course is intended to provide students with the technical education requirements for the position of Technician Engineer.

    The syllabus is broad-based to allow for future employment with Mechanical Engineering contractors, consulting engineers or local authorities.

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Business & Computing
Business & Computing
  • HND Administration & Information Technology

    This course will be offered at the East End and Springburn Campuses. Please indicate your preference in your personal statement. (please note that interviews may be held at either campus, but this doesn’t mean this is the campus you would attend).

    This two year full-time course reflects the vital role and function that administration and new technology play in the world of commerce. The course develops a pro-active role within the management structure of an enterprise along with the information skills required for the up-to-date office.

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  • HND Business

    This course is offered as a two-year full-time programme. It provides the competencies required by employers in the administration and commercial fields.

    A broad range of management opportunities exist within organisations in both the private and public sectors.

    The main subsidiary aim is to enable successful candidates to progress to further academic and professional qualifications.

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  • HND Computing: Technical Support

    This is a two year full-time course, year 1 certificated to HNC Computing.

    The HND Computing: IT Support has an emphasis on IT support and maintenance of software and hardware, Computer Networking, together with project management and core skills.

    As such, it is intended to prepare candidates for employment in the field of IT support maintenance of computer software and hardware.

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  • HND Events Management

    This course is likely to run at the West Campus.

    This course is for those who would like to pursue a career in the management of events with an emphasis on music industry events. 

    The course covers a wide range of subjects and competences ensuring you acquire the necessary skills to work in the Events Industry. This would include the Music Industry, Special Events, Corporate Events, Conferences, Exhibitions and much more.

    In addition to college-based learning, you will have the opportunity to gain valuable, hands-on industry experience by undertaking a work placement and participating in many real-life events. In the second year, there is a larger emphasis on business, management and entrepreneurship.

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Sport & Fitness
Sport & Fitness
  • HND Fitness, Health & Exercise

    This two year, full time course includes a work placement and is designed to equip students with the competencies to be successful in gaining employment or advancement in this fast growing industry.

    Students are given the opportunity to work with organisations in the public, commercial and voluntary sectors.

    Key highlights include:- – Timetabled practical sessions – Work Placement – Ski residential to Andorra

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  • HND Coaching & Developing Sport

    This two year full-time HND coaching programme is offered with a Games & Sports focus although students may leave after one year with an HNC.

    Students are given the opportunity to be involved in the sports coaching industry.

    Key highlights include:-  Timetabled practical sessions – Work Placement – Ski residential to Andorra

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