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Heart of Worcestershire College

Engineering (Electrical / Electronic)

UCAS Code: 016H

Higher National Diploma - HND

Entry requirements


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

PPP-D*D*D*

A relevant BTEC National/ Extended Certificate/ Diploma in Engineering.

About this course


Course option

2.0years

Full-time | 2020

Our Electrical/Electronic Engineering courses provide you with a vocational programme of study that you can take straight into the workplace. You will develop your analytical thinking and learn important skills that will prepare you for a range of technical and management careers. You will work through a range of modules including: Engineering Science, Programmable Logic Controllers, Electrical/ Electronic Principles and Combination & Sequential
Logic providing you with the fundamental skills and knowledge to succeed in this sector.

Our excellent links with employers in Worcestershire and the surrounding areas gives you the opportunity to gain valuable work experience and advice from people already working in the industry. You will benefit from various pathway options that allow you to specialise in an area of interest that is relevant to your future career. Our natural progression routes between different programmes and courses make it easier for you to improve your qualifications and enhance your learning experience.

Our course offers two pathways of study in either Electrical Engineering or Electronic Engineering. The Electrical route will enable you to specialise in Electrical Power, whilst the Electronic route will cover the study of Microprocessors, Combinational & Sequential Logic.

Modules

Modules include: Further Mathematics for Engineering Technicians - Core Module, Analytical Methods - Core Module, Engineering Science (Mechanical and Electrical) - Core Module, Project Design, Implementation and Evaluation - Core Module, Mechanical Principles – Mandatory Module for Mechanical Engineering Pathway, Electrical and Electronic Principles – Mandatory Module for Electrical and Electronic Engineering Pathway, Plant and Process Principles - Mandatory Module for Operations Engineering Pathway, Planning and Scheduling Principles - Mandatory Module for Manufacturing Engineering Pathway, Materials Engineering, Advanced Computer Aided Design (CAD), Application of Pneumatics and Hydraulics, Supply Chain Management, Instrumentation and Control Principles, Programmable Logic Controllers, Combination and Sequential Logic, Quality and Business Improvement, Plant Maintenance and Decommissioning, Engineering Design, Heath, Safety and Risk Assessment in Engineering, Business Management Techniques for Engineers, Design for Manufacture, Employability Skills, Further Analytical Methods for Engineers, Energy Management and Engineering Thermodynamics

Assessment methods

You will be assessed on an ongoing basis through assignment-based coursework, although there are some internally set tests. You will be assessed by the College and then externally moderated by BTEC Edexcel.

Tuition fees

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

Channel Islands
£8,000
per year
England
£8,000
per year
EU
£8,000
per year
Northern Ireland
£8,000
per year
Scotland
£8,000
per year
Wales
£8,000
per year

Extra funding

Heart of Worcestershire College is offering HE scholarships at £2000 each to all first year full time HE students. The funding will paid as follows; £400 end of October, £800 end of January and £800 end of May. If you are applying for your first year of your first Higher Education course and have “Firmly” accepted an offer of a place on a HE programme at Heart of Worcestershire College as your first choice (not insurance) you may be eligible. To be eligible you must meet the national criteria: • Normally resident in England • Have a household income of less than £25,000 (as assessed through Student Finance England) • Self funding, not sponsored by an employer, the NHS nor the Training and Development Agency for Schools. Please note that due to the limited nature of these funds meeting the criteria does not equate to an entitlement to a scholarship. Each application will be considered by the panel of senior staff based on the information provided.

The Uni


Course location:

Worcester

Department:

Engineering

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