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Blackburn College

Electrical and Electronics Engineering with Foundation Entry

UCAS Code: FP00

Bachelor of Engineering (with Honours) - BEng (Hon)

Entry requirements


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32-48

Applicants to the foundation year with A-level (or other level 3 qualifications) gained within 5 years of entry will be required to have either a minimum 32 UCAS points from subjects related to their intended target award or a minimum of 48 UCAS points overall. Students meeting this criterion may be admitted without interview. In 2017 and beyond we will view the new Grade 4 as being equivalent to a C grade and will therefore require students to achieve GCSE Grade 4 or above. We welcome applications from mature students without formal qualifications for these courses or from mature students whose Level 3 qualifications were gained more than 5 years ago. If this applies to you will be interviewed before your course and offered a place on the basis of your previously gained skills and experience.

About this course


Course option

4.0years

Full-time | 2021

Our BEng (Hons) Electrical and Electronics Engineering with Foundation Entry degree course is designed for students who want to study Engineering, but don’t have the necessary formal qualifications to start the Honours degree programme just yet.

The Electrical and Electronics Engineering BEng (Hons) course is the traditional route for those who wish to study Electrical and Electronics Engineering at University. You'll study for four years full-time and will enjoy studying both at University Centre at Blackburn College as well as in The Futures Centre - a new state-of-the-art development in Blackburn equipped with specialist electrical laboratory spaces and workshop areas.

Our Electrical and Electronics Engineering degrees develop engineers with a firm grounding in electronics, plus the specialist skills required to work at the forefront of electrical engineering, power and control. Your specialism in BEng (Hons) Electrical and Electronics Engineering will give you the opportunity to address the great demand for highly skilled electrical (power and control) engineers worldwide. You will be exposed to the latest advances through up-to-date modules, experiments and project work, addressing real-world problems in power electronics, power engineering and control.

At University Centre at Blackburn College we have a strong history of training tomorrow's engineering professionals. We have strong links with industry in the North West and industry experts frequently contribute to the programme in the form of visiting lecturers or subject specific tutors.

Modules

Modules include:
Level 3 Modules include
First year modules include:
?Preparing for Higher Education
?Foundation in Mathematics
?Foundation Science for Engineering & Construction

Level 4 Modules include
Laboratory and Workshop
Mathematics for|Engineers
Mechanial and Electrical and Electronic Fundamentals
Introduction to CAD/CAM
Programming and Control
Materials, Design and Sustainability

Level 5 Modules include:
Group Design and Build Project
The Professional Engineer
Mathematics and Simulation
Electrical Powers and Machines
Analogue and Digital Circuit Design and Testing
Electrical Energy Gerneration and Transmission

Level 6 Modules
Advanced Individual Project
Engineering Leadership and Managment
Principles of Semi-conducotrs and Optoelectronics
Power Electronics and Control
Electrical Circuit Applications

?Advanced Project
?Sensors and Instrumentation
?Power Electronics and Control

Assessment methods

Throughout the course a range of assessment techniques will be used such as : examinations, practical assessments, essays, presentations, reports and logbooks etc.

The Uni


Course location:

Blackburn College

Department:

Business, Health and Technology

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