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HCUC

Engineering - Electrical/Electronic

UCAS Code: 006H

Higher National Certificate - HNC

Entry requirements


A level

C

In maths, physics or engineering. or international equivalent of the above (UK NARIC equivalent qualification).

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

MP

Mechanical Engineering plus the unit: Maths for Engineering Technicians at grade merit or above or international equivalent of the above (UK NARIC equivalent qualification).

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

MPP

Mechanical Engineering plus the unit: Maths for Engineering Technicians at grade merit or above or international equivalent of the above (UK NARIC equivalent qualification).

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32

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About this course


Course option

1.0year

Full-time | 2020

This one-year course is for those who are seeking employment at technician or engineer level in an Engineering environment

Modules

n this one year course, students develop a broad knowledge and awareness of key aspects of the engineering sector by studying level 4 units. The Level-4 HNC course has 5 mandatory units out of which four are core units including one unit assessed by a Pearson-set assignment and two are specialist units. In addition to mandatory units, there are three additional specialist units. All units in HNC are 15 credit units. Core Units (Mandatory)

Engineering Design (Yearly)

Engineering Maths (Yearly)

Engineering Science (Semester 1)

Managing a Professional Engineering Project (Pearson-set) (Yearly) Specialist Units (Mandatory)

Electrical and Electronic Principles (Semester 2) Additional Specialist Units

Electrical Machines (Semester 2)

Digital Principles (Yearly)

Electronic Circuits and Devices (Semester 1)
Study Methods
Mix of theory by lectures/teaching (70%), practical demonstrations/workshops (25%), tutorials/virtual learning environments (2%), guest speakers and field trips (3%) with 15 contact hours per week over 32 weeks during academic year. Student are expected to complete approximately 90 hours per unit for each 15 credit unit of independent study (i.e. on research and completing assignments) and unsupervised form of learning (e.g. e-learning, e-assessment, coursework, work-based learning, etc.).

Assessment methods

Assessment is through a series of time-constrained written assignments which involve design projects, practical, simulation, posters, logbooks and presentations and tests (10%).

Tuition fees

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Channel Islands
£5,468
per year
England
£5,468
per year
EU
£5,468
per year
International
£7,014
per year
Northern Ireland
£5,468
per year
Scotland
£5,468
per year
Wales
£5,468
per year

The Uni


Course location:

Main Site - Uxbridge Campus

Department:

Engineering

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