About this course
BTEC Higher National Diploma (HND) in Engineering (Electrical and Electronic) is a specialist vocational programme, linked to professional body requirements and with a strong work related emphasis.
This course will provide you with a thorough grounding in the key concepts and practical skills required in the electrical and electronic engineering sector and its wide recognition by employers allows progression directly into employment.
You will develop a good understanding of the key areas of electrical and electronic engineering, preparing students for a wide range of careers and further study. The strong emphasis is also placed on transferable skills, e.g. project management, people management, planning and business management techniques, to ensure that graduates have the awareness to succeed in the ever changing technological and management context.
You will be assessed by coursework, time constrained assignments, projects, reports and presentations.
General Entry Requirements
you are under 21 years of age at the start of the course, you must have at least one
of the following:
- At least one GCE A-level
pass. In addition, you should have appropriate supporting passes at GCSE
(including English and Maths at grade C or above) or Key Skills Level 2
qualifications in communication, IT and Application of Number or
- A Level 3 qualification
such as: BTEC level 3 Diploma, National
Diploma, Advanced GNVQ/NVQ, AVCE/VCE, Foundation Certificate in a relevant subject
- Access to Higher Education in a relevant subject
- Advanced Modern
Apprenticeship with Level 3 qualifications in a relevant subject
- An equivalent foreign
- Any other level 3
qualification in a relevant subject
If you are over 21 years of age, you may demonstrate a more
varied profile of achievement that is likely to include relevant work
experience and/or achievement of a range of professional qualifications in their
Careers and employability
BTEC Higher National Diploma (HND) in Electrical and Electronic Engineering is a well-established and internationally recognised qualifications offering graduates progression directly to employment. This course will prepare you for a range of electrical and electronic engineering careers, e.g. electrical/electronic design, communication design, manufacture, maintenance and technical services areas of the engineering industry.
You can also study further for a BSc(Hons) Top Up degree in Electrical and Electronic Engineering.
BTEC Higher National Diploma (HND) in Electrical and Electronic Engineering is internationally recognised by employers and professional organisations. The recognition is a way for students to prepare for jobs and careers in the engineering sector through membership of relevant professional bodies.
The development of this qualification has been informed by discussions/relevant publications from the Engineering Council UK (EC (UK)) and the Science, Engineering and Manufacturing Technologies Alliance (SEMTA).
Graduates with relevant work experience qualify for the Technician Membership of the Institution of Engineering and Technology (UK).
What you will cover
|UNIT CODE||UNIT NAME||UNIT LEVEL||UNIT CREDIT|
|HNEE 1||Engineering Design - 4||4||15|
|HNEE 19||Electrical and Electronic Principles - 4||4||15|
|HNEE 2||Engineering Mathematics - 4||4||15|
|HNEE 21||Electrical Machines - 4||4||15|
|HNEE 22||Electronic Circuits and Devices - 4||4||15|
|HNEE 3||Engineering Science - 4||4||15|
|HNEE 4||Managing a Professional Engineering Project - 4||4||15|
|HNEE 5||Renewable Energy - 4||4||15|
|HNEE 34||Research Project - 5||5||30|
|HNEE 35||Professional Engineering Management - 5||5||15|
|HNEE 39||Further Mathematics - 5||4||15|
|HNEE 43||Further Electrical Machines - 5||5||15|
|HNEE 44||Industrial Power, Electronics and Storage - 5||5||15|
|HNEE 45||Industrial Systems - 5||5||15|
|HNEE 54||Fundamentals of Control Systems - 5||5||15|
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