Wigan and Leigh College has opted into the TEF and received a Silver award.
The HND is ideal for those looking to establish a career in the industry or progress in their current position with an organisation. In addition the programme provides students with analytical thinking skills and the principles of electrical engineering.
The course includes units such as: Engineering Design, Engineering Maths, Engineering Science, Managing a Professional Engineering Project, Electrical and Electronic Priniciples and three units from the following options: Automation, Robotics and PLC, Electrical Machines, Electronic Circuits and Devices, Digital Principles and Electrical Systems and Fault Finding. HND units include all of the above plus: Research Project, Professional Engineering Management, Further Mathematics, Industrial Power, Electronics and Storage, Industrial Systems. A further two units will be offered from the following: Further Machines and Drives, Embedded Systems and Further Electrical, Electronic and Digital Principles , Utilisation of Electrical Power.
The programme is assessed through a variety of methods from written assignments to course work.
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.
This course may be available at alternative locations, please check if other course options are available
Points of entry
The following entry points are available for this course:
- Year 1
|UCAS Tariff||48 points||or a HNC in a relevant subject. Students must possess a Grade C or above in Maths GCSE or equivalent.|
Additional entry requirements
Fees and funding
|Northern Ireland||£7,500||Year 1|