Education and Training

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"UHI is more than a university and more than a college..."

We offer flexible learning from Access to PhD. As we are located in the Highlands and Islands, we are right in the heart of offshore wind, wave and tidal stream development.

Some of our programmes are delivered fully online, others are face-to-face at one of our 12 campuses.

Course examples:

  • HNC Electrical Engineering
  • HNC and HND Engineering Systems
  • HNC Fabrication Welding and Inspection
  • BEng (Hons) Engineering – Electrical, Electronic, Energy and Mechanical pathways
  • BSc (Hons) Environmental Science
  • BA (Hons) and BSc (Hons) Geography
  • BSc (Hons) Marine Science
  • BA (Hons) Sustainable Development
  • MSc Net Zero Communities
  • MSc Engineering Scheme
  • MBA - Renewable Energy and Environment pathways
  • MSc Sustainable Energy Solutions
  • MSc Sustainable Rural Development
  • PDA Renewable Energy Systems
  • PDA Hydrogen: An Introduction for Technicians

Connecting education with industry and the community

  • Employer mentoring programme – linking third- and fourth-year degree students with industry. To learn about becoming a mentor contact:
  • STEM Outreach programme – with industry partners we are launching a significant three-year programme of STEM activity across the UHI region to inspire the workforce of the next generation. To explore how your business could participate contact:
  • MBA Environment and Renewable Energy – these courses are equipping executives with the knowledge and skills to approach ethical and responsible leadership in the sector.

If you identify a need for training or would like to get in touch to discuss opportunities to collaborate, we would be happy to talk to you about your needs:

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