Faculty of Information Technology and Engineering

Course Title: HND in Engineering (Electrical and Electronic Engineering)
Course Level: Pearson BTEC Level 5 Higher National Diploma (RQF)
Course Code: ZLW08 (QAN No. 603/0451/0)

The BTEC (Business Technology Engineering Council) Higher National Diploma (HND) is a specialist programme with a strong workrelated emphasis. The qualification provides a thorough grounding in the key concepts and practical skills required in the sector with national recognition by employers allowing progression direct into employment or to degree.

This HND in Engineering (Electronic and Electrical Engineering) is ideal for those who wish to study undergraduate level BEng(Hons) to improve their chances of employment in the engineering sector.

  Entry Requirements:
To meet the entry criteria for admission to level 5 HND Courses,
A candidate must have either:
A level 3 qualification
A level 2 qualifications and relevant work experience
or substantial work experience related to the field of proposed study
and,
Demonstrate capability in English equivalent to CEFR level B2 e.g. IELTS 5.5 (including 5.5 for reading and writing), PTE 51 or equivalent.
and,
Demonstrate a Commitment to Study and a reasonable expectation of success on the Course

International qualifications at the appropriate level will also be accepted. The College will use UK NARIC to determine the equivalence of any international qualifications..

Where applicants do not have a formal qualification to demonstrate capability in English, they will be required to undertake the Colleges written English Language test before an offer of a place on a course is made. Judgement of their capability in spoken English will be assessed by the Admission Tutors at the interview. Suitable alternative arrangements to written tests will be made where a student declares a disability, specific learning difficulty or long-term health condition on their application form, e.g. oral questioning, amanuensis etc.

  Course Duration:

The duration of the course is minimum.

  Course Structure:

This course consists of 15 units (7 core units, 4 specialist units and 4 optional units) including a Project. There are 60 learning hours for each unit and 120 learning hours for the Project.

Unit No

Level 4 Units (Eight Units, 120 Credit Value)

Unit Credit

Unit

1

Engineering Design

15

Core

2

Engineering Maths

15

Core

3

Engineering Science

15

Core

4

Managing a Professional Engineering Project (Pearson-set)

15

Core

19

Electrical and Electronic Principles

15

Special

15

Automation, Robotics and Programmable Logic Controllers (PLCs)

15

Core

20

Digital Principles

15

Optional

22

Electronic Circuits and Devices

15

Optional

Unit No

Level 5 Units (Seven Units, 120 Credit Value)

Unit Credit

Unit

34

Research Project

30

Core

35

Professional Engineering Management
(Pearson-set)

15

Core

39

Further Mathematics

15

Specialist

44

Industrial Power, Electronics and Storage

15

Specialist

45

Industrial Systems

15

Specialist

46

Embedded Systems

15

Optional

52

Further Electrical, Electronic and Digital Principles

15

Optional

Note: All units in the above table are subject to change as and when required by the College without prior notice.
  Course Assessment:

This HND programme is assessed by a mixture of assignments and TCA (examinations or oral presentations) where applicable. Each unit is internally assessed and graded by qualified tutors/assessors and internal verifiers, and then externally by an Pearson examiner. Grades awarded are Pass, Merit and Distinction.

  Progression Route:

You may top-up your HND to a BSc(Hons) at many UK universities. With a UK Honours degree you will be able to compete in the global jobs market or even proceed to a Master's degree.Please click here for the employment details.

  Further Information:

See the Pearson website https://qualifications.pearson.com for more information about HNDs.

     

 
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