Electrical and Electronic Engineering at Blackburn College - UCAS

Blackburn College

Degree level: Undergraduate

Electrical and Electronic Engineering

Course summary

The BTEC Higher National Certificate in Engineering is designed to address an increasing need for high-quality professional and technical education pathways whilst providing you with a clear line of sight to employment or progression to further higher education study. You can choose the route of either Mechanical Engineering or Electrical and Electronic Engineering. Designed with input from industry, employers, professional bodies, tutors, students, and higher education institutions, these qualifications have been designed to meet the needs of a changing market. The result is a qualification designed and developed to meet professional standards, recognised by employers and universities, which develop not only academic skills and abilities, but also work-readiness skills. These qualifications are highly respected by employers.


In order to gain the HNC Electrical and Electronics Engineering qualification you will undertake the following units. Engineering Design, Engineering Math, Engineering Science, Managing a Professional Engineering Project, Electrical and Electronic Principles Digital Principles, Electrical Machines, Electronic Circuits and devices.

Assessment method

You will be required to apply your knowledge to a variety of assignments and activities which focus on the development of practical, interpersonal and higher-level thinking skills. The assessment reflects not only what you know but also what you can do to succeed in employment and higher education. A variety of forms of assessment evidence are used. For many units, the practical demonstration of skills is necessary and, for others, you will need to carry out your own research and analysis, working independently or as part of a team.

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 course is not accepting applications at this time. Please contact the provider to find out more.

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Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

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English language requirements

You will need to demonstrate the ability to study in English, at a standard equivalent to attaining GCSE English with a minimum grade 3 (formerly a D). Alternatively, you may be asked to write and email to the team or a short piece of writing, to demonstrate sufficient literacy.



Fees and funding

Tuition fees

England £8250 Year 1
Northern Ireland £8250 Year 1
Scotland £8250 Year 1
Wales £8250 Year 1
Channel Islands £8250 Year 1

Tuition fee status depends on a number of criteria and varies according to where in the UK you will study. For further guidance on the criteria for home or overseas tuition fees, please refer to the UKCISA website .

Additional fee information

No additional fees or cost information has been supplied for this course, please contact the provider directly.
Electrical and Electronic Engineering at Blackburn College - UCAS