HNC in Electrical Engineering

1. Qualification details

Qualification name BTEC Higher National Certificate in Engineering
Qualification level Level 4
Awarding organisation Pearson Education Ltd (Formerly EDEXCEL)
Course webpage
Course type Part time
Course start date 01 August 2020
Instruction language English
Price £4,500.00
Additional price description Price based on tuition fee and exam fee
Funding information Advanced Learner Loans available
Attendance pattern Not known

2. Course description

The world of engineering is dynamic, fast-paced, technically challenging and exciting. This ever-changing environment offers stimulating and rewarding careers in a range of sectors. The Higher National Certificate in Engineering is a two-year part-time course which enables you to study modules and topics that are relevant to a range of careers. This broad focus enables you to complement your professional experience with a strong grasp of the underpinning principles that support a successful career in engineering. The programme is offeredon a day-release basis which allows you to combine your existing professional role with your studies. You will studyeight modules which will cover a broad range of engineering subjects and will be delivered by lecturers with the relevant industry and academic experience. The assignments are linked to modern industrial engineering technology and will enable you to make a positive impact within your current organisation. As well asnine hours spent in College, it is expected that the student will equal this time working outside the College on assessments, research, revision and other learning activities. All engineering companies demand well qualified, versatile and adaptable staff with high-level skills and knowledge.This coursealso opens up potential opportunities for further study including progression to a Higher National Diploma, Foundation Degree or Honours Degree in subsequent years. The programme will run with a minimum of six students. In 2014-15 12 students were enrolled on this HNC Engineering programme. Delivered at our Roundhouse Campus adjacent to the Derby train station, this two-year programme is regulated by HEFCE and the qualification is awarded by Pearson Edexcel.

3. Entry requirements

All applicants will be invited to an interview to discuss theirqualifications, experience and any other related issues. You should have one of the following: At least two A-levels or AS Levels including Maths and Physics BTEC Subsidiary Diploma in Engineering BTEC Extended Diploma or National Diploma in Engineering You will also need: At least four GCSEs at grade9-4 (A*-C)to include English and Maths You will be interviewed to ensure the course is suitable for you. We also welcome applicants who lack institutional qualifications. All such applicants will be interviewed and may be set an appropriate piece of work upon which a judgement will be made, taking into account theiracademic potential and relevant experience. You will need to be aged 18 or over at the beginning of the course.

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5. Assessment method

Your knowledge and understanding for all modules will be assessed through a variety of methods. These will include written work such as assignments and presentations. All assignment activity will support you in developing skills in academic writing, verbal presentations, team work and analysis. The College offers a comprehensive development programme as part of your studies to support your progression in these areas.

6. Venue

Address Roundhouse Road
Pride Park
DE24 8JE
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Phone 0800 028 0289
Fax 01332 510548

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