HND Electrical/Electronic Engineering

18260W1 | Pagefield Centre, Wigan
Start Date | 11/09/2018
Time/Day | 09:00 - 19:15 FULL TIME

Is this course for me?

The HND Engineering (Electrical and Electronic) course provides the opportunity to advance your knowledge and skills providing students with analytical thinking skills and the priniciples of electrical engineering.

What will I study?

The course includes units such as: Engineering Design, Engineering Maths, Engineering Science, Managing a Professional Engineering Project, Electrical and Electronic Priniciples and three units from the following options: Automation, Robotics and PLC, Electrical Machines, Electronic Circuits and Devices, Digital Principles and Electrical Systems and Fault Finding. HND units include all of the above plus: Research Project, Professional Engineering Management, Further Mathematics, Industrial Power, Electronics and Storage, Industrial Systems. A further two units will be offered from the following: Further Machines and Drives, Embedded Systems and Further Electrical, Electronic and Digital Principles , Utilisation of Electrical Power.

How long is the course?

Full time for two academic years

How will I be assessed?

All modules are internally assessed through written assignments, practical activities and presentations. Some modules allow work based evidence to be included in the assessment process particularly in the project units.

What qualifications do I need?

48 UCAS tariff points or a HNC in a relevant subject. Mature students with experience, a portfolio of work and employer references will be considered. Students must also possess a Grade C or above in Maths at GCSE or equivalent.

What can I progress onto?

Students may progress onto the BEng (Hons) Electrical and Electronic Engineering top up degree at the University Centre Wigan & Leigh College.

Other Information

You will be taught by a professional team of staff who will support you throughout your course.

Course Fees

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Course fees shown are per annum (unless indicated otherwise). Courses lasting longer than one year, fees will be payable per year.

If you need advice on any financial support that may be available to you, please contact us on or phone 01942 761111

Wigan & Leigh College endeavours to ensure that the information provided in this publication is accurate at the time of going to publication. All courses are offered subject to student numbers and the College reserves the right to amend, withdraw or amalgamate any of the courses, fees, services, locations or facilities described at any time. The College cannot accept liability arising out of such changes or connected to such changes, however it will undertake to minimise disruption to students.

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