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Electrical & Electronic Engineering BTEC HNC (part-time)

Engineering Adults HE Part-time

Overview

Electrical and Electronic Engineering HNC (part-time)

This course has a strong vocational focus and is ideal for those of you who are looking to gain employment in Electrical & Electronic Engineering. We have a proven track record for student success in this area, and you can choose from a wide range of subjects within the Electrical and Electronics Engineering disciplines. The HNC qualification is a nationally recognised standard in Engineering, and the employment opportunities are many and varied. People with proven skills in Electrical & Electronic Engineering are in great demand both in the UK and overseas. You can also use your HNC to continue your studies on a one-year HND programme at the College.

Available Courses
Bedford College
Starts: 22/09/2021
Type: HE
Day(s): Wednesday
Time(s): 8:30am - 6:00pm
Length: 2 years
Fees: £3,930.00
Apply online Fee notes: HNC Only £5895 total, Year 1: £3930, Year 2: £1965. HNC & HND combined £11790 total, £3930 per year
Disclaimer

Whilst every effort is made to ensure the information on the Website is correct, some details may be subject to change. The Bedford College Group reserves the right to make amendments to the courses, dates, fees or other details, and to make cancellations or changes if numbers are insufficient. In the unfortunate situation that we have to cancel a course we will refund your fees in full, but we regret we are not able to offer any refund if you withdraw from your course or fail to start, and you will be liable to pay any outstanding fees that may be due.

Course information

Entry requirements

You will need:

  • 2 A-Levels at Grade A*-C (including Mathematics and Physics), OR
  • BTEC Level 3 Diploma (120 credits) in Electrical & Electronic Engineering (at Merit or above) including Further Maths, OR
  • An equivalent Level 3 qualification (120 credits) in a related engineering discipline (at Merit or above) including Further Maths

We also welcome applications from mature students who will be considered individually on experience rather than qualifications.

Course content

This course covers:

  • Electrical Power Engineering
  • Analogue Electronics
  • Digital Electronics
  • Programmable Logic Controllers
  • Engineering Science
  • Radio Communications
  • Instrumentation & Control
  • Microcontrollers
  • Project
  • Engineering Design
  • Business
Assessment methods

Teaching is focused upon a student centred approach, with an emphasis on you designing and evaluating electrical and electronic circuits and systems. You will be using Computer Aided Design packages as well as undertaking practical circuit work. You will be assessed by a programme of continuous assessment – this programme will comprise a combination of individual assignments, group assignments, project work and some formal tests.

Further study and career options

On successful completion of the HNC you can progress on to further study with our HND or choose to enter employment.

Additional information

The course runs on a two-year day-release basis.

 

Funding Information

You could be eligible to take out a loan to cover the cost of your tuition fees. Click on the link below to find out more about the financial support available for our Higher Education courses.

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If you decide to pay for your course yourself, we also offer an affordable Direct Debit instalments option to help spread the cost of tuition fees (terms apply).

Additional Learning Support

If you have a specific learning difficulty or disability, are deaf or hearing impaired, our Additional Learning Support team are on hand to give you assistance whenever you need it.

Autism & Asperger’s Syndrome Support

We are committed to developing the provision for students on the autistic spectrum, including Asperger’s Syndrome.

Accessibility

We have access arrangements in place to help students with disabilities or any other particular needs. Call us on 01234 291000 or 01536 413123 for more information.

Additional formats

Course information sheets are also available in large print and audio formats. Call us on 01234 291000 or 01536 413123 to order your copy.