This course is designed to develop your knowledge and skills across a broad range of electrical, electronic and mechanical engineering technologies that are essential to businesses in this rapidly evolving and dynamic sector of the economy. The course also aims to help you gain key transferable skills that are highly valued by employers.
Our expert tutors will guide you throughout your course and help you gain practical, professional and subject specific skills. Your course will cover the key knowledge required by all engineers such as; engineering design, mathematics and science, and how to manage a professional engineering project.

You will be able to take specialist units to further develop your knowledge in areas of electrical, electronic and mechanical engineering. You will also learn the principals of professional engineering management and advanced mathematical studies. You will also complete an individual project, where you will have the opportunity to develop and apply your knowledge, practical ability and design skills. We will support you as you develop cognitive, intellectual and thinking skills, and gain valuable key, personal and transferable skills ready for employment or further study.

The modules listed below are a mixture of compulsory and optional and occur across the two-years. You may not have the opportunity to study all the modules as part of the course.

Core modules

  • Analytical methods
  • Engineering science (mechanical and electrical)
  • Engineering project
  • Further Maths
  • Professional engineering management
  • Research project double unit
  • Advanced manufacturing technology.

Optional modules

  • Materials and properties and testing
  • Strength of materials
  • Heat transfer and combustion
  • Embedded systems
  • Analogue electronic systems
  • Robotics and PLCs
  • Mechanical principles
  • Electrical and electronic principles
  • Thermodynamics
  • Digital and analogue devices
  • Computer aided manufacture.

You can expect to attend lectures, practical sessions, workshops, tutorials and informal group study sessions. There will also be opportunities to go and attend guest lectures by specialists from industry, the professional bodies or other academic institutions.

There is a formal or summative assessment at the end of each module/unit. Methods include a range of assessments such as exams, essays, reports, portfolios, presentations, and final year major project. The grades from the formal assessments count towards your module/unit mark or grade.

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Tuition fees are payable for all Higher Education courses and the fee for this course is displayed in the information above. This can be paid for in a number of ways:

• HE Loan (or Advanced Learner Loan for some courses)
• Instalment Plan
• Lump sum

HE Loans are easy to apply for and you won’t have to pay anything back until you’re earning over £25,000.

If you applying for our Level 4 Creative Enterprise Diploma, there may be no fees to pay if you are under 19 at the start of the course.

For any questions about fees, remissions and entitlements, please contact our Enrolments Team on 01329 815 200.