OverviewElectrical & Electronic Engineering HND (Part time)
Please note that this course is nominally over two years, students with an appropriate HNC may complete the course in one year of a day release. 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 HND qualification is a naturally 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 JMD to gain direct entry to Year 3 of a BSc degree programme at a university in the UK.
To start this HND you must have successfully completed the HNC and entry is subject to a successful interview.
This course will cover:
- Electrical Power Engineering
- Analogue Electronics
- Digital Electronics
- Programmable Logic Controllers
- Engineering Science
- Radio Communications
- Instrumentation & Control
- Engineering Design.
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.
On successful completion of the HND you will have the option to top up the qualification to a full Bachelor’s degree at university or enter employment. The course can allow you to take advantage of management opportunities within the industry.
The course is available in a number part-time modes of attendance: two years of study based on two days of attendance per week, OR, three years of study based on one day of attendance per week, OR students already holding a suitable HNC may complete an HND on one day of attendance in one year.
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.
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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.
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.
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