Arduino Programming - Advanced

What is special about this course?

This course builds on the previous introductory course and allows the user to develop more complex applications using the Arduino and “C” – including the more advanced interfacing and use of sensors and top-down programming concepts

Entry requirements

The following skills are assumed on this course:


Familiarity with the Arduino IDE

Familiarity with compiling and running Arduino programs

How to print messages on the screen using the Arduino

Variables and maths in C/C++

How to use the Arduino input and output ports

How to wire-up basic sensors, switches and actuators and connect these to the Arduino board

The concepts of top-down programming and pseudocode

IF statements

DO WHILE/WHILE statements

FOR statement

Arrays and strings






2. Pointers

3.Hardware interrupts

4.Installing external libraries

5.Software interrupts

6.SD cardand real-time clock shields

7.Writing to and reading from files

8.Using a real-time clock


How will I study my course?

  • Part Time
  • Flexible
  • Short course
  • Online

Online with tutor support

How long will my course last?

40 Hours

Where can I study my course?

    • UHI Outer Hebrides
    • UHI Outer Hebrides (Stornoway Campus)

Start date

Please contact for details on the next start date of this course.


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