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 undergraduate degree programmes within the University’s School of Life SciencesSchool of Engineering and School of Social & Political Sciences.

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 Degree Programme). 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: daniel.keenan@glasgow.ac.uk.

 

Articulation to Year 2 is also possible for the Health and Social Sector Leadership degree programme at our Dumfries Campus. Completion of a relevant HNC and a bridging programme on the Dumfries Campus is required for Year 2 entry. This route is open to all applicants. Please see relevant tab below for further information. 

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.


Social Sciences MA (SocSci)

HNC Articulation Programmes have been set up at the following Colleges, to provide successful students with direct entry to the following MA (SocSci) degrees in the School of Social & Political Sciences: Central & East European Studies, Economic & Social History, Politics, Social & Public Policy, Sociology, any of these degrees ‘with Quantitative Methods’. This route is also available for Health & Social Sector Leadership in the School of Interdisciplinary Study at our Dumfries Campus.

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.


Health & Social Sector Leadership (MA) Dumfries

Any HNC Social Care or HNC Social Sciences student can also apply for entry directly into the second year of the Health & Social Sector Leadership degree taught at our Dumfries Campus. N.B. the Widening Participation eligibility criteria noted above do not apply to this particular articulation opportunity.

 How does it work?

Apply for direct entry into year 2 of the Health & Social Sector Leadership MA through UCAS. If you pass your HNC with an A in the graded unit and complete a short bridging course in September, you will be eligible for entry into the second year of the degree. We also encourage HNC applicants to consider our Summer School for Access.

 Associate Student Scheme

An Associate Student Scheme is available to students from Scotland’s colleges who are considering this degree programme in Dumfries. Membership is free during your HNC year and will help you to make a smooth transition to university-level study. You will have access to special events, guidance, online learning resources and taster lectures to help ease you into university-level study.

For further information contact: dumfries-admin@glasgow.ac.uk.