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Nottingham College

Electrical and Electronic Engineering

UCAS Code: 006H

Higher National Diploma - HND

Entry requirements


A level

C

Either in the following subjects; Maths, Physics, Chemistry, Engineering

Pearson BTEC Level 3 National Diploma (first teaching from September 2016)

PP

Pearson BTEC Level 3 National Extended Certificate (first teaching from September 2016)

P

Pearson BTEC Level 3 National Extended Diploma (first teaching from September 2016)

PPP

UCAS Tariff

32

A minimum of 32 tariff points. Other combinations of qualifications and experience will also be considered, as will Level 3 qualifications not currently listed on UCAS tariff. We would expect applicants to be working at Level 2 or above in English and Maths. Mature students are welcome to apply. If you are a mature applicant you will need to demonstrate the ability to study engineering at this level and have a genuine interest in the subject area. All applicants will be considered on interview and must have a minimum 80% on their current course (where applicable).

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About this course


Course option

2.0years

Full-time | 2020

**This two-year full-time Higher National Diploma course will give you the skills and knowledge needed to progress your career in the fascinating, challenging world of electrical and electronic engineering.**

**About the course**

Electrical engineers are sought after worldwide across the private and public sector, from transport to healthcare, and education to construction.

We’ll develop your knowledge across a range of core and more specialist units. The course will suit you if you’ve completed relevant studies at an advanced level (A Level or equivalent) or have relevant industry experience and want to pursue a career in electrical and/or electronic engineering.

The course contains significant project-based learning including: laboratory investigations, design work, projects, case studies and tutorials.

You’ll undertake independent study and practical problem-solving alongside more traditional methods such as tutorials. You will develop your communication skills and the application of computers in engineering.

**HNC (first year) core units include:**

- engineering science

- electrical and electronic principles

- managing a professional engineering project

- engineering mathematics

- engineering design

**HND (second year) core units include:**

- industrial power, electronics and storage

- research project

- professional engineering management

- further mathematics

- industrial systems

**Assessment**

Assessment is through assignments.

**Bursaries**

We want our courses to be accessible to students from any background, so we’ve put together a cash support package in the form of non-repayable bursaries to provide financial help where it’s really needed. Details for 2020-21 will be advertised once approved by the university regulator – the Office for Students (OfS). Please check our website - www.nottinghamcollege.ac.uk - for more information.

**Your career and progression**

The HNC/HND qualification is widely-recognized in its own right and provides students with the skills required for employment in a broad range of industries with either a managerial or technical bias.

After successfully completing the Higher National Certificate, you could top-up your qualification to the Higher National Diploma at Nottingham College, or progress to a degree at a wide range of higher education providers.

Alternatively, you could pursue a career in research and development, design, technical sales and production.

Modules

engineering science
• electrical and electronic principles
• managing a professional engineering project
• engineering maths
• engineering design
• industrial power, electronics and storage
• research project
• professional engineering management
• further maths
• industrial systems

Assessment methods

Assessed through a variety of individual assignments

Tuition fees

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Channel Islands
£8,250
per year
England
£8,250
per year
EU
£8,250
per year
International
£9,500
per year
Northern Ireland
£8,250
per year
Scotland
£8,250
per year
Wales
£8,250
per year

The Uni


Course location:

Highfields Campus

Department:

Science

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