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Ulster University Foundation Degree (FdEng) Electrical & Electronic Engineering

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Engineering

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
    6 Sep 2021
  • Study Mode
    Full-Time
  • Duration
    2 years full time / 3 years part time
  • Campus
    Strand Road

Available Sessions

  • Course
    Campus
    Type
    Start Date
    Fees
  • Course: UU Level 5 Foundation Degree FdEng in Electrical & Electronic Engineering
    Campus: Strand Road
    Type: Full Time
    Start Date: 06/09/2021
    Fees:
    -

Course Offering

  • Site location Strand Road
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Awarding Body
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Course Modules

  • Mathematics for Engineering
  • Electrical Science
  • Digital & Analog Electronics
  • Electrical & Electronic Principles
  • Microelectronic Principles
  • Application of Microcontrollers
  • Electrical Principles
  • Power Electronics
  • Programmable Logic Controllers
  • Electronic Circuit Manufacture
  • Work Based Learning
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Entry Requirements

UK Requirements

64 UCAS points ; 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)

ROI Requirements

64 UCAS points ; 56 UCAS points (for Part-time); Applicants must have at least one of Mathematics, Chemistry, Physics, Biology, Engineering, Science or Technology at H5 Higher level and 4 OLCs (Grade 04 or above) Maths and English at Grade H6 or above (Higher Level) or Grade O4 or above (Ordinary Level) if not sitting at Higher Level is also required . 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)

Work Placement

N/A

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).

Career Prospects

The course offers the opportunity to prepare for a range of technical and management careers in electrical/electronic engineering and manufacture engineering.

Enquiry

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    One day you can be fixing things, putting flanges and pipes together and the next day you can be doing something completely different like changing drives.
    Jack McLaughlin
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    I work for a Housing Association and this course has allowed me to develop new skills and progress my knowledge in the world of Property Services.
    Deirdre Sharkey (Construction)

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