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HND Electrical and Electronic Engineering (Top Up) (Level 5) — Part-time

Course outline

If you’ve completed a relevant HNC this conversion course can help you progress your career in Electrical and/or Electronic Engineering.

Electrical engineers are sought after worldwide across the private and public sector, from transport to healthcare, and education to construction.

We’ll develop your knowledge across a range of core and more specialist units. The course will suit you if you’ve completed relevant studies at an advanced level (A Level or equivalent) or have relevant industry experience and want to pursue a career in electrical and/or electronic engineering.

The course contains significant project-based learning including: laboratory investigations, design work, projects, case studies and tutorials.

You’ll undertake independent study and practical problem-solving alongside more traditional methods such as tutorials. You will develop your communication skills and the application of computers in engineering.

Units include:

  • Industrial power, electronics and storage
  • Research project
  • Professional engineering management
  • Further maths
  • Industrial systems

You can view the full Course Specification here.

How to apply for this course

Apply online to start in 2024/25.

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Location Date Fees / reductions
Jesse Boot Avenue
Science Park
University Boulevard
Nottingham
NG7 2RU

Start: Thursday 26th September 2024

The tuition fee is per year.

Various bursaries are available for some Higher Education courses.

Tuition fee: £3,375

Course code: C039322 / Q039323

Qualification

Pearson HND Electrical and Electronic Engineering

Duration

2 years

Level Level 5
Entry requirements

You should have successfully completed the following:

  • A relevant HNC with at least 10 units at Level 4 and 5

Mature students are welcome to apply but will still need to meet the entry criteria. If applying from another institution please note that the HNC qualification has to have the same specification as the one at Nottingham College.

Teaching & assessment

Assessment is through assignments.

Progression

The HNC/D qualification is widely recognised in its own right and provides students with the skills required for employment in a broad range of industries with either a managerial or technical bias.

After successfully completing the HND you could top up your qualification to a degree at a wide range of universities.

Alternatively you could pursue a career in research and development, design, technical sales and production.

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