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Higher Education Engineering Electrical/Electronic/Mechanical (HNC/FdSc)

Exeter College

HNC (Higher National Certificate) , Higher Education

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Engineering Electrical/Electronic/Mechanical (HNC/FdSc) Level: Higher Education - HNC Higher Education - Tuesday 9.00am-6.30pm How long is the course/training? Completion of two years to gain HNC. Plus an additional year to gain the Foundation Degree. What will I be doing on the course/training? The Foundation Degree integrates academic and work-based learning. It is intended to equip learners with the skills and knowledge relevant to their future employment, so satisfying the needs of employees and employers. It is a recognised qualification of specific value, but is also expected to provide opportunities for further (life long) study, which could take a number of different forms (eg professional body qualifications, higher level NVQs, etc). It is linked to at least one programme leading to a Bachelor degree. Year 1 Modules - Mathematics, Mechanical Science, Electrical Science, Study Skills AND - Design and Computer Aided Design (CAD) for Manufacture OR - Analogue and Digital Electronics Year 2 Modules - Engineering Project AND - Materials for Manufacturing, Production Control Systems, Computer Aided Engineering and CNC OR - Further Analogue Electronics OR Polyphase Machines and Distribution, Embedded Systems, Programmable Logic Controllers (PLC?s) in Industry Year 3 Modules - Further Mathematics, Management Systems, Independent Work Based Learning Module AND - Further Mechanical Systems, Production Management Techniques OR - Further Digital Electronics, Further Electrical Science This course is awarded by the University of Plymouth. Course/Training Code: To be confirmed Where do I study/train? Centre for Creative Industries, Victoria Yard What are the entry requirements? You will need 160 UCAS tariff points (minimum) from AS, A2 or AVCE programmes, in suitable subject areas, BTEC National Diploma/Certificate, GNVQ Advanced, an appropriate NVQ at level 3, an Access qualification or other qualifications deemed equivalent to the above. Employment in a suitable industry is essential. What can I do after this course/training? This course is designed to prepare you for a career in industry. You can progress to a Bachelor degree at the University of Plymouth. What key skills will I do? None specified What residential/work experience is there? Work experience is gained with employers and, where possible, assignments will be related to the work environment. What faculty is the course/training in? Engineering How to Apply? You need to fill in an application form for this course. You will be interviewed by our teaching staff (either in a group or individually) sinceit's important that you understand the content and commitment to the course. At this interview you will be able to enrol and pay for the course if it is suitable for you. How do I study the course/training and how will I be assessed? Formal lectures and laboratory work where appropriate. A practical investigating approach to learning will be used both as individuals and in groups. Assignments and Examinations with approximately 50:50 balance. What facilities are there? CAD/Solid Works Suite Rapid Prototyping Material Laboratory Electronic/Control Laboratory with simulation software Electrical Power Laboratory Electronics Laboratory Mechanical and Fabrication workshops Learning resource centre What will the course/training cost me? The HNC fee applies for the first two years. The Foundation Degree fee applies for the third year. HNC-in 2010-11 is ?2,200 per year. Please click here for information regarding fees. Additional costs: You are required to purchase some of the recommended books to aid self-study. All students need to have overalls, safety boots, drawing equipment and a scientific calculator. Previous students' views: Coming soon...

Engineering Electrical/Electronic/Mechanical (HNC/FdSc) Level: Higher Education - HNC Higher Education - Tuesday 9.00am-6.30pm How long is the course/training? Completion of two years to gain HNC. Plus an additional year to gain the Foundation Degree. What will I be doing on the course/training? The Foundation Degree integrates academic and work-based learning. It is intended to equip learners...

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