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Electrical & Electronic Engineering BTEC HNC (part-time)

  • HE
  • L4

This course has a strong vocational focus and is ideal for those of you who are looking to gain employment in Electrical & Electronic Engineering. We have a proven track record for student success in this area, and you can choose from a wide range of subjects within the Electrical and Electronics Engineering disciplines. The HNC qualification is a nationally recognised standard in Engineering, and the employment opportunities are many and varied. People with proven skills in Electrical & Electronic Engineering are in great demand both in the UK and overseas. You can also use your HNC to continue your studies on a one-year HND programme at the College.

Entry requirements

You will need:

  • 2 A-Levels at Grade A*-C (including Mathematics and Physics), OR
  • BTEC Level 3 Diploma (120 credits) in Electrical & Electronic Engineering (at Merit or above) including Further Maths, OR
  • An equivalent Level 3 qualification (120 credits) in a related engineering discipline (at Merit or above) including Further Maths

We also welcome applications from mature students who will be considered individually on experience rather than qualifications.

Course content

This course covers:

  • Electrical Power Engineering
  • Analogue Electronics
  • Digital Electronics
  • Programmable Logic Controllers
  • Engineering Science
  • Radio Communications
  • Instrumentation & Control
  • Microcontrollers
  • Project
  • Engineering Design
  • Business

Assessment methods

Teaching is focused upon a student centred approach, with an emphasis on you designing and evaluating electrical and electronic circuits and systems. You will be using Computer Aided Design packages as well as undertaking practical circuit work. You will be assessed by a programme of continuous assessment – this programme will comprise a combination of individual assignments, group assignments, project work and some formal tests.

Further study and career options

On successful completion of the HNC you can progress on to further study with our HND or choose to enter employment.

Additional information

The course runs on a two-year day-release basis.

PLEASE NOTE: Applications for our HE courses starting in September / October 2020 will open later this month.

Course Information & How to Apply

The deadline has now passed and we are no longer accepting applications. Please contact our Student Recruitment Team on 01234 291000 for alternatives.

LengthStart DateDay(s)Time(s)Fee per unitLocationCourse Code
2 years 18/09/2019 Wed 9.00 am - 6.30 pm £750 per unit (equivalent to £3,000 per year if doing 4 units in each year) Cauldwell Street D365

 

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Additional formats
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