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Electrical and Electronic Engineering

Course Code: UF2790, UX2790

Level: 5
Subject area: Engineering, Automotive & Marine
Awarding body: University of Plymouth
Qualification: Foundation Degree
Course type: Full-time, Part-time
Time of Day: Daytime
Duration: Two years (full-time), three years (part-time)
When you'll study: Thursdays, 8.45am - 6.15pm

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About the course

This Electrical and Electronic Engineering Foundation Degree is especially suitable for those in full-time employment in the electrical and electronic engineering industry. This City College Plymouth course is designed to provide you with the sound principles required of electrical and electronic engineering. We will take your natural talents in creative thinking, design and technical know-how and put them to work on a range of projects. You’ll study a wide range of industry-relevant subjects through a mix of lectures, practical work, and research activities. As an engineer you will work at the cutting-edge of technology, transforming today’s ideas into tomorrow’s reality.

 

For more information about this course please read the Programme Quality Handbook which contains programme specifications and module information.

What you'll learn

The course includes the following subjects:

Full-time
Year 1

  • Engineering Mathematics
  • Engineering Science
  • Digital and Analogue Devices and Circuits
  • Project Design and Business Management
  • Electrical and Electronic Principles
  • Microprocessor Systems and High-level Programming

Year 2

  • Electrical Power
  • Further Analogue Electronics
  • Further Digital Electronics
  • Applications of Power Elctronics
  • Research Project
  • Renewable Micro-grid and Network Technologies (optional)
  • Industrial Control Systems and Mechatronics (optional)

Part-time
Year 1

  • Engineering Mathematics
  • Engineering Science
  • Digital and Analogue Devices and Circuits
  • Project Design and Business Management

Year 2

  • Electrical and Electronic Principles
  • Microprocessor Systems and High-level Programming
  • Electrical Power
  • Further Analogue Electronics

Year 3

  • Further Digital Electronics
  • Applications of Power Electronics
  • Research Project
  • Renewable Micro-grid and Network Technologies (optional)
  • Industrial Control Systems and Mechatronics (optional)
Entry requirements

We welcome applications from those who have all of the following:

  • 56 UCAS tariff points (for September 2018 entry)
  • four GCSEs at grades 4 (C), to include English, maths and combined science

or alternatively:

  • equivalent qualifications
  • relevant work experience.

Should entry requirements not be met then individual cases will be considered.

Assessments/Exams

Assessment will be through a mixture of coursework and examinations.

What's next?

On successful completion of this course, you may be able to progress to:

Important information

Fees quoted apply to courses starting in the academic year 2018/19 (August 2018 – July 2019). There may be a slight increase in fees for courses starting 2019/20.

Full-time Part-time

Course Code: UF2790

Course Fees

A Full Course Fee: £6950

B Reduced Course Fee (for those in receipt of qualifying benefits): Not applicable to this course

C Ancillary course costs (ie books and equipment): Not applicable to this course

D Advanced Learner Loan Fee: Not applicable to this course

How old are you? How much will you pay?
16 - 17 This course is not usually available to this age group. Please contact info@cityplym.ac.uk or phone reception on 01752 305 300 for advice.
18 - 23 A
24+ A

Please note fees are quoted for one year only.

Course Code: UX2790

Course Fees

A Full Course Fee: £3500

B Reduced Course Fee (for those in receipt of qualifying benefits): Not applicable to this course

C Ancillary course costs (ie books and equipment): Not applicable to this course

D Advanced Learner Loan Fee: Not applicable to this course

How old are you? How much will you pay?
16 - 17 This course is not usually available to this age group. Please contact info@cityplym.ac.uk or phone reception on 01752 305 300 for advice.
18 - 23 A
24+ A

Please note fees are quoted for one year only.