Pearson BTEC HND Engineering (Electrical and Electronic)
The course aims to provide opportunities for electrical and electronic based engineers or technicians to achieve a Level 5, nationally recognised, vocationally specific qualification.
On completion of this programme learners can continue to university or commence employment.
Mandatory modules include:
- Research Project (double unit)
- Professional Engineering Management
- Further Mathematics
- Industrial Power, Electronics and Storage
- Industrial Systems
Optional modules will be a choice of:
- Embedded Systems
- Analogue Electronic Systems
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Contact Hours per week
15 hours contact time to include practical classes, lectures, workshops or tutorials.
Mandatory Additional Study
Maximum of 3 hours per week average over the academic year.
22 hours maximum studying and preparing assessments in your own time per week, including use of online materials.
- GCSE English Language Grade C or above OR Pass in Level 2 Essential Skills Literacy
- GCSE Mathematics Grade C or above OR Pass in Level 2 Essential Skills Numeracy
HNC Engineering at overall Pass
- Learners wishing to enrol on this programme must have completed an HNC in Engineering as a prerequisite.
- Access Diploma in Foundation Studies with an overall average of 58%+
- Common European Framework of Reference (CEFR) level B2
- PTE 51
- IELTS 5.5; (minimum of 5.5 in reading and Writing and 5.0 in Listening and Speaking)
- Or equivalent (Examples of equivalent qualifications would be a GCSE in English, Level 3 Programmes, Essential Skills in Literacy – Grade C, ESOL Level 2 or another qualifications gained at an Institution within the UK).
- Successful completion of the admissions process
- Provide evidence of ability to undertake the programme by meeting the requirements for the accreditation of prior experiential learning. Further details on APEL can be found in the admissions section
How will I be assessed and given feedback?
Students are assessed using a range of different methods. These include examinations, coursework, Project Based Learning, presentations, practical, posters, leaflets, role-play, and case studies. This is dependent on the requirements of each unit of study. Oral, written and online feedback will be provided during your course to help improve and monitor performance.
Where will it take me?
This course normally allows progression onto the second year of a Degree programme. Successful completion will enable students to apply for careers within the engineering sector. Past SERC graduates have worked for organisations such as Munster Simms, Datum Tool Design, Bombardier, 3M, Crane Energy, Kingspan, Sepha and Intel.
How will it make me more employable?
The course provides the opportunity to develop your engineering skills and project management capabilities through the engineering units and Project Based Learning required to complete the course. You will learn transferrable skills such as communication, organisational skills, problem solving, leadership and critical thinking which will help you apply to relevant jobs within the electronic industry.
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