HND in Electronic EngineeringHND • Level 5
About the course
As technology progresses, we become more reliant on electrical and electronic systems to control mechanical devices and as such the opportunities for employment in this sector have increased. This full time HND fully prepares learners for progression on to a degree whilst also enhancing their profile for a range of successful careers in engineering. You may already have some experience in the industry and wish to progress your career. All students will be encouraged to participate in work experience schemes in order to cement theoretical teaching into practical application; this will enhance career opportunities on completion of the course. The standard full time tuition fee rate for this course in 2020/21 for Home and EU students is £9000 per year.
Type of LearningUniversity Study
Study ModeFull Time
Location ByBurnley College
Years 1 and 2 (delivered at Burnley College): The standard full time tuition fee rate per year for this course in 2020/21 for UK students is £9000
Our typical offer is 104-112 UCAS Points. We operate a flexible admissions policy and treat everyone as an individual. This means that we will take into consideration your educational achievements and predicted grades (where applicable) together with your application as a whole, including work experience and personal statement. General Studies accepted. A Level Normally a student will have a least one A Level pass in either Mathematics or Physics, with supporting passes at GCSE Grades A* to C in an appropriate Science or Technology subject. Mathematics must have been passed at GCSE. An additional Science or Technology subject must have been studied at A Level. BTEC BTEC Diploma / Extended Diploma in an Engineering discipline with at least a Distinction, Merit, Merit (DMM) profile - including distinction in Maths Applications from individuals with non-standard qualifications, relevant work or life experience and who can demonstrate the ability to cope with and benefit from degree-level studies, are welcome and these applicants will be interviewed.
Modules studied on this course include: Year 1: Analytical Methods - providing an appreciation of the role of mathematics in technology and also the necessary basis to enable the student to use mathematics in other components of the course. Engineering Science - students will investigate the scientific principles associated with the design and operation of static and dynamic engineering systems. Digital and Analogue Devices - introduces the student to analogue and digital electronic concepts. Electrical Power Technology - provides students with knowledge and an understanding of electrical quantities in single phase and three-phase circuits. Electronics - introduces the student to the concept of modern electronic systems. Electronics and Instrumentation - To introduce the fundamentals of electronics in the context of instrumentation and control systems. Year 2: Operations Management - enables the student to develop the skills and knowledge required to participate in an operations management team. PLCs - an introduction to programmable logic controller concepts and their application in engineering. C and S Logic - introduces the student to complex applications of both combinational and sequential logic systems. Project - develops an understanding of the inter relationships between the more formal disciplines in other external units in a programme of study. Electrical and Electronic Principles - student will investigate and calculate circuit responses across a range of techniques. Software Development C++ - students will learn how to design computer software and write programs in the C++ language. They will gain the ability to analyse a given problem and to design a logical solution.
All students will complete a Project Module, which is seen as a major contributor to the overall qualification as it involves a very high level of individual commitment with the support of highly qualified, motivated and committed lecturing staff. External examiners have continually identified the project as a particular strength of the programme, and past students have saved their companies thousands of pounds through new and innovative ideas implemented in their projects. Assessment is by a series of assignments during the course and in some units there is an additional end examination. Whilst the normal route for study on this course is on a four unit per year basis, it may be possible to study a smaller number of modules per year. For further information on this subject, speak to a course tutor or visit one of our events.
Careers & Progression
On successful completion of this course you may progress to an Degree Apprenticeship or a range of other Degree courses. Careers that this course may lead to include Automation Engineer, Project Engineer, Design Engineer and Electrical Maintenance.