Electrical and Electronic Engineering (120 credits)

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Qualification type: Higher National Certificate (HNC)
Level: Level 4
Awarding body TU
Academic year: 2017/2018
Start date September 2017 Day release 1 day per week 9.30 - 5pm ( Day tbc )
Duration 60 weeks
Location: Darlington College
Attendance: Part time

Course overview

This course provides you with a programme of study over a range of disciplines to help you develop skills to progress your career through employment or further education at degree level. This is an award from Teesside University.

This course provides you with the skills and knowledge required as a technician in electrical design/development engineering.

 

Course subject viable to numbers.

Entry requirements

Level 3 BTEC Diploma or Level 3 Extended Diploma. A Level qualifications in mathematics or science.

For mature students with appropriate work experience a ' bridging' programme in mathematics may be required.

How to enquire/apply

To apply for this course please complete the Teesside University Online Application Form. Once your application has been received you will receive an acknowledgement from Teesside University. Following this you will be contacted by either the course tutor or the Admissions Department at Darlington College with regards an interview.

Studying and learning

This course is delivered using a combination of practical sessions, lectures and tutorials. You will be required to complement your college based learning with self-study. The course requires you to complete the study of 10 modules for the award of Higher National Certificate. Industry standard software will be used for programming applications. Electronic resources will be available on LearningZone.

Four core units:

  • Engineering science
  • Analytical methods for engineers
  • Project
  • Electrical principles

Plus specialist units chose to cover a range of disciplines:

  • Data communications and networks
  • Programmable logic controllers
  • Digital and analogue devices
  • Business management techniques
  • Engineering design
  • Utilization of electrical energy
How will I be assessed

A range of integrated assignments, case studies, projects and tests are planned throughout the year. All units are assessed and graded, either internally or externally.

What next

This allows progression onto degree level programmes or a HND.

An HNC award opens up the possibility of a career in a wide range of engineering disciplines including design, manufacturing, project management and IT. The qualification provides you with the opportunity to seek career development in to senior positions in national and international companies.

Information, advice and support

Darlington College offers a wide range of support including careers guidance, financial assistance, additional learning support, childcare and many more. For more information on any aspect of student support contact the Student Services Team on 01325 503030 and they will direct your call to the appropriate college support team.

Fees and funding

This course is an award of Teesside University delivered in partnership with Darlington College.

Course fee is paid directly to Teesside. Full details of course fees are available from Teesside University. The finance department can be reached on 01642 342172.

All fees are per year.

You can apply for a loan to cover the cost of your course. Study now, pay when you are earning. See www.studentfinancedirect.co.uk
for more details.

What if I need support?

Here at the college we have outstanding support. Our support staff are dedicated to providing you with all the help and guidance you may need throughout your college journey.

You might need help and advice on a wide range of issues such as childcare, counselling and additional learning support. For more information on any aspect of student support contact the Course and Information Team, who will direct your call to the appropriate member of the college support team, call: 01325 503030.

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