This two-year full-time Higher National Diploma course will give you the skills and knowledge needed to progress your career in the fascinating, challenging world of electrical and electronic engineering. About the course Electrical engineers are sought after worldwide across the private and public sector, from transport to healthcare, and education to construction. We’ll develop your knowledge across a range of core and more specialist units. The course will suit you if you’ve completed relevant studies at an advanced level (A Level or equivalent) or have relevant industry experience and want to pursue a career in electrical and/or electronic engineering. The course contains significant project-based learning including: laboratory investigations, design work, projects, case studies and tutorials. You’ll undertake independent study and practical problem-solving alongside more traditional methods such as tutorials. You will develop your communication skills and the application of computers in engineering. HNC (first year) core units include: -engineering science -electrical and electronic principles -managing a professional engineering project -engineering mathematics -engineering design HND (second year) core units include: -industrial power, electronics and storage -research project -professional engineering management -further mathematics -industrial systems Assessment Assessment is through assignments. Bursaries We want our courses to be accessible to students from any background, so we’ve put together a cash support package in the form of non-repayable bursaries to provide financial help where it’s really needed. Details for 2024-25 will be advertised once approved by the university regulator – the Office for Students (OfS). Please check our website - www.nottinghamcollege.ac.uk - for more information. Your career and progression The HNC/HND qualification is widely-recognized in its own right and provides students with the skills required for employment in a broad range of industries with either a managerial or technical bias. After successfully completing the Higher National Certificate, you could top-up your qualification to the Higher National Diploma at Nottingham College, or progress to a degree at a wide range of higher education providers. Alternatively, you could pursue a career in research and development, design, technical sales and production.
engineering science • electrical and electronic principles • managing a professional engineering project • engineering maths • engineering design • industrial power, electronics and storage • research project • professional engineering management • further maths • industrial systems
Assessed through a variety of individual assignments
Qualified teacher status (QTS)
To work as a teacher at a state school in England or Wales, you will need to achieve qualified teacher status (QTS). This is offered on this course for the following level:
- Course does not award QTS
How to apply
This is the deadline for applications to be completed and sent for this course. If the university or college still has places available you can apply after this date, but your application is not guaranteed to be considered.
- Course code:
- Institution code:
- Campus name:
- Campus code:
Points of entry
The following entry points are available for this course:
- Year 1
Students are advised to contact their own national student finance service for up-to-date information concerning potential financial support. Applicants who are permanently resident outside the United Kingdom, Channel Islands, Isle of Man, Gibraltar or Republic of Ireland are advised to contact the College before submitting an application. Any additional costs or fees are shown on the UCAS page for each individual course.
Additional entry requirements
Applicants may be invited to attend an informal interview.
As part of the admissions process, applicants may be asked to submit a portfolio of their recent work.
There is no data available for this course. For further information visit the Discover Uni website.
Fees and funding
|Northern Ireland||£8250||Year 1|
|Channel Islands||£8250||Year 1|
|Republic of Ireland||£8250||Year 1|