To enrol on the HND you must have completed a relevant Higher National Certificate (HNC). HND in Electrical Engineering is designed to enable progression from HNC Engineering providing a nationally recognised award at level 5 for mechanical technicians who are employed at a professional level. The course will also provide opportunities for learners to develop higher level skills and a range of techniques and attributes essential for successful performance in working life, enabling application for professional recognition as an Incorporated Engineer. The units studied have been selected in association with local employers in a variety of industries, aiming to satisfy their future needs. The qualification aims to develop knowledge and skills in engineering that will allow graduates to make positive contributions to employers as fast as possible and so progress in a career. Successful completion will also enable entry to the level 6 progression route BEng (Hons) Engineering degree (1 year full-time or two years part-time) at University of Suffolk at West Suffolk College or entry to level 6 of Engineering related degrees at other UK higher Education institutions. Assessment uses a variety of methods, including reports, assignments and presentations, where practical these are electronically submitted.
The Department has access to Autocad 2016, Inventor 2016 and Solidworks, electronic simulation uses Multisim version 14 in either of our 5 technical suites with at least 20 seats. The Faculty has several dedicated electronics laboratories and a machine shop.
A dynamic course which will enable you to reinforce the knowledge acquired in Year 1 and increase your understanding, fluency and confidence. Although the emphasis will still be on developing speaking, listening and reading skills, basic grammar will be taught more thoroughly to give you a solid base in the language. Writing will mostly feature as homework. The lessons will ensure that you master pronunciation and simple phrases for everyday conversation. The lessons will include a variety of activities and resources aiming to give you excellent opportunities to practice your language skills.
The topics will include some of the following:
- Making appointments
- Talking about your home
- Talking about the past
- Talking about your future plans
- Giving an opinion
- Further Analytical Methods
- Further Electrical Power
- Electrical and Electronic Measurement and Testing
- Quality Assurance and Management
- Power Electronics
60 UCAS tariff points (or above), CC (A-Level), MM (BTEC).
IELTS 6.0 overall (minimum 5.5 in all components) where English is not the students' first language.
Days & times
Starting September 2019