Engineering - Automation Control at Harrow, Richmond & Uxbridge College - UCAS

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Course summary

The Pearson BTEC Level 4 HNC in Engineering (Automation Control) course provides a broad based education enabling successful students to enter careers in design and building operations in the Automation and control Engineering industry. In particular, the course aims to: • Deliver Specialist Engineering units which are made up of 75% theory and 25% practical session in workshops/labs • Develop a range of skills and techniques, personal qualities and attributes essential for successful performance in working life and thereby enable learners to make an immediate contribution to employment at the appropriate professional level • Prepare for a range of technical and management careers in Automation and Control Engineering • Equip individuals with the knowledge, understanding and skills for success in employment in the Automation and Control Engineering-based industry • Provide specialist studies relevant to individual vocations and professions in which learners are working or intend to seek employment in Automation and Control Engineering and its related industries • Enable progression onto (or count towards) an HND (Higher National Diploma) or further professional qualification in Electronic and Electrical Systems Engineering or related area • Provide a significant educational base for progression to Incorporated Engineer level


The following list of modules will be offered: Unit number Unit Name Unit Level Unit Credit Unit Type 4002 Engineering Maths 4 15 Core Unit Mandatory 4003 Engineering Science 4 15 Core Unit Mandatory 4061 Programming for Engineers 4 15 Core Unit Mandatory 4062 Professional Engineering Practice (This is a Pearson-set) 4 15 Core Unit Mandatory 4063 Engineering Mechanics and Materials 4 15 Core Unit Mandatory 4006 Mechatronics 4 15 Specialist Mandatory 4015 Automation, Robotics and Programmable Logic Controllers (PLCs) 4 15 Specialist Mandatory 4064 Analogue and Digital Electronics 4 15 Specialist Mandatory

Assessment method

A variety of teaching and learning methods will be used according to the needs of participants. The range may include formal lectures, tutor led presentations, participant led seminars, group discussions, individual and group experimental work, personal development exercises, role plays and counselling and interpersonal skills practice.

Professional bodies

Professionally accredited courses provide industry-wide recognition of the quality of your qualification.

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Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1

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Tuition fees

England £6500* Year 1
Northern Ireland £6500* Year 1
Scotland £6500* Year 1
Wales £6500* Year 1
International £8500* Year 1

*This is a provisional fee and subject to change.

Additional fee information

The fees quoted are for one year of study and include tuition, exam fee, materials, ID card (which gives access to the college and facilities e.g. library) and college registration.
Engineering - Automation Control at Harrow, Richmond & Uxbridge College - UCAS