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Chichester College

Electrical & Electronic Engineering

UCAS Code: CEL7

Higher National Diploma - HND

Entry requirements


A level

C,C,C-C,D,D

All students complete an Audition/Interview. A typical offer of either a combination of GCE A levels/Level 3 Diploma or an Extended Diploma at overall Merit. GCSE Mathematics and English Language are preferred at grade C or above.

Access to HE Diploma

M:30,P:15

All students complete an Audition/Interview. A typical offer of either a combination of GCE A levels/Level 3 Diploma or an Extended Diploma at overall Merit. GCSE Mathematics and English Language are preferred at grade C or above.

Pearson BTEC Level 3 National Extended Diploma (first teaching from September 2016)

MMM-MMP

All students complete an Audition/Interview. A typical offer of either a combination of GCE A levels/Level 3 Diploma or an Extended Diploma at overall Merit. GCSE Mathematics and English Language are preferred at grade C or above.

Scottish Higher

C,C,D,D,D,D

All students complete an Audition/Interview. A typical offer of either a combination of Level 3 Higher Diploma including relevant subjects. Standard/Nationals Mathematics and English Language are preferred at grade C or above.

UCAS Tariff

80-96

All students complete an Audition/Interview. A typical offer of either a combination of GCE A levels/Level 3 Diploma or an Extended Diploma at overall Merit. GCSE Mathematics and English Language are preferred at grade C or above.

About this course


This course has alternative study modes. Contact the university to find out how the information below might vary.

Course option

2.0years

Full-time | 2019

Other options

3.0 years | Part-time | 2019

Engineering is the practical application of Maths and Science, these skills are used to create and improve everyday objects.
The Engineering industry is one of the most diverse in the country, with over 40 different types of Engineering disciplines. The Engineering industry is one of the most diverse in the country, with over 40 different types of Engineering disciplines. Electronic Engineering is the discipline of Engineering that specialises in designing and creating circuitry components for all sorts of electronic devices, from concept to construction including: Acoustics, Defence, Medical, Robotics, Mobiles and Gaming.
Learners studying for Edexcel BTEC Higher Nationals in Engineering will be expected to develop the following skills during the programme of study: Ability to integrate a range of concepts, knowledge and skills relating to Engineering; ability to apply complex theories to practical realistic work situations in the Engineering sector; independence of approach to study and the generation of evidence; ability to engage with complex and/or unpredictable situations in electrical and electronic engineering contexts; ability to take responsibility to manage and direct their own and others’ activities; insight and judgment in relation to the margins and consequences of error; research and investigative skills; responsiveness to change and ability to multi-task; ability to innovate and work in a creative way.
Achieving a HND in Engineering will give direct access into employment in the engineering sector. It will also provide the option to top up you HND to an honours degree.

Modules

The qualification consists of 15 units. There is a required mix of Mandatory, Specialist and Optional units totaling 120 credits.
1st and 2nd year Mandatory Units;
• Unit 1 - Engineering Design
• Unit 2 - Engineering Mathematics
• Unit 3 - Engineering Science
• Unit 4 - Managing a Professional Engineering Project
1st and 2nd year Specialist Units;
• Unit 19 - Electrical and Electronic Principles
• Unit 20 - Digital Principles
1st and 2nd year Optional Units;
• Unit 21 - Electrical Machines
• Unit 15 - Automation, Robotics and Programmable Logic
3rd and 4th year Mandatory units:
• Unit 34 - Research Project (Pearson set)
• Unit 35 - Professional Engineering Management.
3rd and 4th year Specialist Units:
• Unit 44 - Industrial Power, Electronics and Storage
• Unit 45 - Industrial Systems
• Unit 39 - Further Mathematics
3rd and 4th year Optional Units:
• Unit 52 - Further Electrical, Electronic and Digital
• Unit 53 - Utilisation of Electrical Power

Assessment methods

Assessment will be through assignments (mainly) and some examinations. Each outcome or module will be assessed by a project-style assignment. Upon completion of all outcomes in a unit, the student will be able to undertake the End Graded assignment or End Test (depending on the unit) to obtain a unit grade.
The method of assessment has been designed to encourage continuous written and verbal feedback throughout the course to ensure he highest grade attainable for each unit in conjunction with the highest quality education.

Tuition fees

Select where you currently live to see what you'll pay:

Channel Islands
£6,500
per year
England
£6,500
per year
EU
£6,500
per year
Northern Ireland
£6,500
per year
Scotland
£6,500
per year
Wales
£6,500
per year

The Uni


Course location:

Crawley College

Department:

Engineering

TEF rating:

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