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Loughborough College

Engineering (Electrical/Electronic)

UCAS Code: Not applicable

Higher National Certificate - HNC

Entry requirements


GCSE/National 4/National 5

GCSE (or equivalent) English Language and Maths Grade 4/C or above

UCAS Tariff

64

A Level subjects including maths or Level 3 BTEC in an engineering discipline

About this course


Course option

2.0years

Part-time | 2020

The HNC is a part time programme which is delivered over two years, either on a day release or evening basis. To achieve a HNC, a total of eight units must be successfully completed.

This course have been developed in collaboration with our external partners to ensure that your education is relevant and up to date.
Emphasizing the importance of work-based experience, you will have the opportunity to apply your knowledge to existing companies and gain valuable skills that will inform your future practice. You will be expected to complete a level of self-directed study throughout the duration of this course, and we require you to commit a dedicated amount of time to your learning both in and of college.

Your practical skills will be further developed by completing a wide range of practical activities and experiments undertaken during your studies. You will be able to progress the ability to apply analysis and synthesis skills to the solution of electrical and electronics engineering problems. Our laboratories are of an excellent standard and include the highest specification jet engines, soldering irons, test equipment such as multi meters, power supplies, digital storage oscilloscopes, function generators, spectrum analyser, to build and test circuits. Use a variety of training kits to build and test electrical, analogue and digital electronic circuits, using various techniques

Features and Benefits
- Study a course that provides you with the essential skills and experience to enhance your employability or prepare you for further study.

- Study in a supportive environment, with a range of services at your fingertips to help you reach your full potential.

- Access to our specialist Engineering Labs and industry relevant software, equipment, resources and expertise

- Loughborough College was awarded TEF Silver 2017.

- Be a full member of Loughborough Students Union- consistently voted No.1 for student experience.

Modules

HNC Pathway: Core Modules: Engineering Design, Engineering Maths, Engineering Science, Managing a Professional Engineering Project and Electrical and Electronic Principles, Option Modules: Electrical Machines, Electronic Devices, Instrumentation and Control, Quality and Process Improvement, Computer Aided Design and Digital Principals.

Assessment methods

The programme uses a variety of assessment techniques to ensure that you can demonstrate the range of learning outcomes. Subject knowledge and understanding is assessed through examinations, coursework essays, coursework reports, individual or group presentations, written evaluations, debates and posters will be used as other forms of assessment. These also assess a range of transferable skills, including confidence in academic written communication.

Tuition fees

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Channel Islands
£4,500
per year
England
£4,500
per year
EU
£4,500
per year
International
£4,500
per year
Northern Ireland
£4,500
per year
Scotland
£4,500
per year
Wales
£4,500
per year

The Uni


Course location:

Loughborough College

Department:

Engineering

TEF rating:

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