Level Five Higher National Diploma (HND) in Engineering (Electrical and Electronic Engineering)

This course is very highly regarded in engineering and manufacturing sectors.

It will give you the skills needed for technical and managerial posts within your chosen engineering field, while providing you the opportunity to progress to your degree in the subject. 

What will I study?

Mandatory

  • Research Project
  • Professional Engineering Project
  • Electrical and Electronic Principles
  • Further Mathematics
  • Industrial Systems
  • Industrial Power, Electronics and storage  

Optional

  • Lean Manufacturing
  • Sustainability

How will I be assessed?

You will be assessed in a variety of ways, including:

  • Written assignments
  • Scientific experiments
  • Presentations
  • Group work
  • Posters

For more information about assessment, including guidance on marking, feedback and plagiarism, please refer the HE Assessment Policy and the programme spec for course-specific information.

How will the course be delivered?

Most of your skills will be taught through delivered theory sessions, with support sessions underpinning your academic skills.

The course is designed to fit around work commitments and is delivered one day per week, over 18 months.

All programmes are led and taught by experienced teaching staff who are vocational specialists.  They are qualified, and often have extensive experience within the industry or the sector being studied. All teaching staff meet or exceed the requirements set by the awarding institute or body.  

Entry requirements

  • HNC in an Engineering Subject
  • Relevant industry experience
  • College interview

A typical offer for this course would ask for the entry requirements to be met, however, all offers take individual applicants’ experience and qualifications into account. 

What next?

Completion of the course can lead to the Level Five BTEC Higher National Diploma in Mechanical or Electrical and Electronic Engineering, other higher education such as the BEng (Hons) in various engineering subjects, such as mechanical engineering, mechatronics and robotics.

A typical offer for this course would ask for the entry requirements to be met, however, all offers take individual applicants’ experience and qualifications into account. 

Accreditation of prior learning:

Applicants may be admitted with credit for prior certificated learning (APcL) or work/life experience or other uncertificated learning (APeL)

Additional information

This course is validated by Pearson.