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Electrical Electronic Engineering

Newcastle College University Centre

UCAS Code: H600 | Foundation Degree in Engineering - FdEng

Entry requirements


A level

C,C

Engineering, Maths or Science subjects.

GCSE/National 4/National 5

Maths and English Language

OCR Cambridge Technical Diploma

MM

Engineering, Maths or Science subjects.

OCR Cambridge Technical Extended Diploma

MPP

Engineering, Maths or Science subjects.

Pearson BTEC Diploma (QCF)

MM

Engineering, Maths or Science subjects.

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

MPP

Engineering, Maths or Science subjects.

Scottish Advanced Higher

C,C

Engineering, Maths or Science subjects.

UCAS Tariff

64

About this course


Course option

2.0years

Full-time | 2022

Subject

Electrical and electronic engineering

This Electrical Electronic Engineering degree provides you with a perfect balance of academic and industrial knowledge. It has been designed to kick-start your engineering career by helping you to develop new skills, providing strong foundations in electrical and electronics principles. You will acquire a range of academic, employability and personal development skills through work-related learning and have the opportunity to work with employers on live briefs. In addition, you will benefit from guest lectures and workshops from a range of North East employers including IHC, Renolit IMechE, Port of Blyth and Siemens. Once you complete your degree you may decide to progress your studies and study an appropriate (Top-Up) degree. You might also choose to seek employment as an advanced electrical technician, electrical design engineer or junior project engineer in a range of sectors including manufacturing, military services, aerospace, telecommunications, automotive, control, renewable and subsea.

Modules

Year One: • Personal Development or Recognition of Prior Learning • Work Related Learning • Drawing System • ECAD • Electrical Science • Mechatronics • Engineering Maths • Mechanical Science • Academic Study Skills. Year Two: • Professional Development
• Work Based Learning • Electrical Electronic Principles • Electronic Circuits • Project Management Principles • Engineering Design.

Assessment methods

Students are taught through: • Lectures • Seminars • Group work • Independent study tasks • Collaborative projects. Students are assessed through: • Timed assessments • Portfolio work • Phase tests • Group presentations • Individual presentations • Written assessments/knowledge checks • Mock timed assessments.

Tuition fees

Select where you currently live to see what you'll pay:

England
£9,000
per year
EU
£9,000
per year
Northern Ireland
£9,000
per year
Scotland
£9,000
per year
Wales
£9,000
per year

The Uni


Course location:

Newcastle College University Centre

Department:

Engineering

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