The Engineering Higher National Certificate (HNC) and Higher National Diploma (HND) programmes will enable you to enhance your understanding of engineering and help your career advancement. By studying Electrical and Electronic Engineering you can choose from a range of units that will allow you to tailor your studies towards electronics or electrical power, or a combination of the two.
On successful completion of the HND you will have the option to top-up the qualification to a full Bachelor’s degree at Bedford College or another university, or enter employment. The course can allow you to take advantage of management opportunities within the industry.
The course is designed to allow you sufficient choice to enable you to meet local and national employer needs through bespoke unit selection.
During the course you will study a core set of units, including:
Electrical & Electronic Principles
An individual project (completed in the second year).
In addition to the core units, you can choose from a range of units that suit your individual requirements, including:
Analogue & Digital Electronics
Utilisation of Electrical Energy
Further Analytical Methods
Computer Programming Techniques.
Your learning will be measured through a programme of continuous assessment, which will be comprised of a combination of individual assignments, group assignments, project work and some formal tests.
How to apply
If your application is completed by the following date, it’s guaranteed to be considered:
15 January*If you apply after this deadline, universities or colleges don’t have to consider your application if they’ve filled their spaces, so the sooner you apply, the better!
You will need these codes when you add a choice to your application.
|Campus name||Bedford College|
Points of entry
The following entry points are available for this course:
- Year 1
There are no qualification requirements for this course.
You will need:
2 A-Levels at grade A*-C (including Mathematics and Physics or Electronics), OR
BTEC Level 3 Diploma at Merit or above, including Further Maths, OR
An equivalent Level 3 qualification in a related subject.
We also welcome applications from mature students who will be considered individually on experience rather than qualifications.
Please click the following link to find out more about qualificationshttps://www.bedford.ac.uk/our-courses/subjects/engineering/electrical-and-electronic-engineering-btec-hnd
Fees and funding
|Northern Ireland||£5,500||Year 1|
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