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Electrical & Electronic Engineering (Level 5 Higher National Diploma)

Pearson BTEC
Engineering

Course Overview

Electrical and Electronic Engineering is a priority skills area and there are many opportunities for Engineers qualified in this discipline, whether employed as a design engineer, a contractor or a consultant. Having completed this course, students can progress to a wide range of careers in technical and management positions. Areas of work include telecommunications, manufacturing, production, computing and automation, electronics, testing and diagnostics, robotics, research and development and a wide range of infrastructure projects and transportation Through the programme students will learn to evaluate the appropriateness of different approaches to solving problems. They will be able to perform effectively in their chosen field, and will have the qualities necessary for employment in situations requiring the exercise of personal responsibility and decision-making in a professional setting.
  • Start Date
    16 Sept 2024
  • Study Mode
    Part-Time
  • Duration
    3 Years
  • Campus
    Strand Road

Available Sessions

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  • Course: Pearson BTEC Level 5 Higher National Diploma Electrical & Electronic Engineering
    Campus: Strand Road
    Type: Part Time
    Start Date: 16/09/2024
    Fees:
    Part time per annum fee to be confirmed

You may be eligible for funding on this course *

If you are an employer or employee of a NI based company

If you are an individual based in NI that needs to upskill

* Terms and Conditions apply

Course Offering

  • Site location Strand Road
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Course Modules

  • Engineering Mathematics
  • Engineering Science
  • Electrical & Electronic Principles
  • Digital Principles
  • Electronic Circuits & Devices
  • Programmable Logic Controllers
  • Engineering Design
  • Managing a professional Engineering Project
  • Analogue Electronic Systems
  • Further Mathematics
  • Research Project
  • Professional Engineering Management
  • Industrial Power, Electronics & Storage
  • Industrial Systems
  • Embedded Systems
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Entry Requirements

UK Requirements

56 UCAS points; 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 equivalent).OR Relevant Access course with an overall mark of at least 41%, including passes in Mathematics and a Science subject. Students who do not possess formal qualifications will be eligible to apply through APEL procedures for entry onto the course.

ROI Requirements

56 UCAS Points; Applicants must have at least one of Maths, Chemistry, Physics, Biology, Engineering, Science or Technology at H5 Higher level and OLC (Grade O4 or above) Maths and English OR Relevant Access course with an overall mark of at least 41%, including passes in Mathematics and a Science subject. Students who do not possess formal qualifications will be eligible to apply through APEL procedures for entry onto the course.

Work Placement

n/a

What's Next?

Further Study

Students who complete the programme can either progress directly into employment or enter Year 2 of an Honours degree programme subject to satisfying the universities entry criteria.

Career Prospects

This course will enable students to take up well paid employment opportunities within an innovative technology focused industry e.g. manufacturing, product design, infrastructure, energy and transportation. The HND is recognised by the Engineering Council, and has been designed in consultation with the following professional bodies Royal Aeronautical Society, Royal Academy of Engineering, Society of Operations Engineers , and The Institute of Engineering and Technology. Holders of a Pearson BTEC Higher National in Engineering meet the academic requirements for the Engineering Council Engineering Technician Standard (EngTech).

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