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Electrical & Electronic Engineering (Level 5 Foundation Degree)


Course Overview

This course is a combination of Electrical & Electronic Engineering Principles and Design, and Manufacturing Processes and Systems. The course allows for a wide range of practical activities and opportunities for team working, incorporating a range of computer-based IT Engineering Applications. The course offers the opportunity to prepare for a range of technical and management careers in electrical/electronic engineering and manufacture engineering.In addition, the course allows for progression onto the second year of an Honours Degree programme in a related discipline.Whether you want to specialise in mechanical, manufacturing, production, aeronautical, energy supply, electronics, electrical, communications or maintenance engineering, there is a wide range of engineering opportunities available in Ireland, the UK and abroad.
  • Start Date
    29 Aug 2022
  • Study Mode
  • Duration
    2 years full time / 3 years part time
  • Campus
    Strand Road

Available Sessions

  • Course
    Start Date
  • Course: UU Level 5 Foundation Degree FdEng in Electrical & Electronic Engineering Ref D128
    Campus: Strand Road
    Type: Part Time
    Start Date: 29/08/2022
    Full £500.00
    Concession £200.00
    Examination £287.00

Course Offering

  • Site location Strand Road
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Entry Requirements

UK Requirements

64 UCAS points (for Full-time) ; 56 UCAS points (for Part-time); Applicants must have Level 3 passes in at least one of Mathematics, Chemistry, Physics, Biology, Engineering, Science or Technology (or equivalent), and a minimum Grade C/4 in GCSE Mathematics* and English (or University-approved equivalent**). *Certain BTEC Level 3 Maths units (as instructed on an annual basis from the Faculty) may be acceptable in lieu of GCSE Maths: **Level 2 Essential Skills in Communication is acceptable in lieu of GCSE English. Relevant Access Course: with an overall mark of at least 45%, including passes in Mathematics and a Science subject. As with all Higher Engineering courses, students require a good standard of mathematics and applied mathematics. APEL (Accreditation of Prior Experiential Learning) may apply for entry (see page 12 for more details)

What's Next?

Further Study

Completion of the Foundation Degree can lead to direct entry to second year of a Honours Degree at university (depending on your overall mark).


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