HNC Articulation Programmes

The University of Glasgow has set up new Articulation Programmes, in partnership with local Colleges, that will allow students on bespoke HNCs to articulate directly into Year 2 of certain undergraduate degree programmes within the University’s School of Life SciencesSchool of EngineeringSchool of Social & Political Sciences and School of Humanities.

Students on these Articulation Programmes will complete their HNC in College, with additional sessions run on the University’s main Gilmorehill Campus throughout the academic year. Students will be enrolled as University of Glasgow students for the duration of their HNC, with access to the University Library, a University of Glasgow student card, email account, and other associated privileges.

Eligibility criteria

These Articulation Programmes are Widening Participation initiatives, and to be eligible applicants must meet one of the following criteria:

How to apply

Applications for the Widening Participation HNC Articulation Programmes are made directly through the relevant Colleges (see links below, listed by UofG subject areas). The College webpages also provide information on the specific entry requirements for their HNCs.

For further information on the Widening Participation eligibility criteria, please contact the University of Glasgow’s Articulation Officer, Dan Keenan:

Life Sciences (BSci)

HNC Articulation Programmes have been set up at the following Colleges, to provide successful students with direct entry to various BSci degrees within the University of Glasgow’s School of Life Sciences.

Arts MA & Social Sciences MA (SocSci)

HNC Social Sciences Articulation Programmes have been set up in partnership with the following Colleges:

These programmes provide direct Yr2 entry pathways to the following University of Glasgow undegraduate degrees: Central & East European Studies, Economic & Social History, History, Philosophy, Politics, International Relations, Social & Public Policy and Sociology. Students can choose a range of Single or Joint Honours options from the subjects above, and many of the degrees can also be studied ‘with Quantitative Methods’.

N.B. these Articulation Programmes do not provide a route into University of Glasgow degrees in Psychology.

Engineering (BEng)

HNC Articulation Programmes have been set up at the following Colleges, to provide successful students with direct entry to the following BEng degrees within the University of Glasgow’s James Watt School of Engineering: Aeronautical Engineering, Aerospace Systems, Biomedical Engineering, Civil Engineering, Electronics and Electrical Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Mechanical Design Engineering, Mechanical Engineering with Aeronautics, and Mechatronics.