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BSc (Hons) Electrical Engineering (Control and Network Connected Devices) (Full-Time)

The BSc (Hons) Electrical Engineering (Control and Network Connected Devices) degree programme is delivered as part of Lincoln College's involvement in the Lincolnshire Institute of Technology.

The sector of Control and Network Connected Devices covers general control approaches alongside developments in Internet of Things (internet connected devices) and device networking which can be applied over a diverse range of connected devices.

The Lincolnshire IOT has invested heavily in sector specific equipment and software in order for this course to provide students with high level applied skills relevant to the emerging sector of Control and Network Connected Devices.

Typical Course Structure

  • Electrical and Mechanical Principles
  • Maths for Engineers
  • Analogue and Digital
  • Data Acquisition
  • Professional Skills and Workshop
  • 4 x Computing Modules
  • Control Engineering
  • Engineering Design Project
  • Power Electronics
  • Industrial Networking
  • 2 x Computing Modules
  • Project Dissertation
  • Personal Development and Employability
  • Robotics and Mechatronics
  • Manufacturing Management and Quality
  • Production Integration
  • 2 x Computing Modules

Study Details

Students will study on the Lincoln College Campus for the full duration of the course. Full-time, three years. Course contact hours are to be confirmed.

Whilst the sessions delivered at College will typically fall between Monday and Friday from 9am – 5pm, it is expected that students will complete online study, in addition to the independent study, outside of these times. Students should also make themselves available to complete work experience hours outside of these times.

Many of the opportunities offered through the college will require commitment during evenings and weekends.

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Lincolnshire Institute of Technology (IOT) 

The Institutes of Technology (IOT) have been formed across England to enhance the career and employment chances of young people and adults.

The IOT Electrical Engineering programmes at Lincoln College are aimed to develop engineers with a broad understanding of Electrical Engineering or Control Engineering applied to the current and emerging technologies and issues of the Electrical Power/Sustainable Energy sector, the Production Technology sector and the Control via connected devices sector. Students on these courses spend a significant time working with industry-standard equipment in our new facility located in the Gibney building.

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How to Apply

This course is validated by the University of Hull. The validating institution is responsible for awarding the qualification at the end of the programme. Students on validated courses are OfS registered, funded and taught at Lincoln College and it is the responsibility of the College to manage all aspects of this provision. The validating institution maintains an oversight of the programme throughout the academic year and must be satisfied that students are being taught in line with the required academic standards of the awarding institution. For full details and information of the responsibilities and conditions of study of both Lincoln College and the validating partners please see the Policies section.

University of Hull

A minimum of 80 UCAS Tariff points from:

  • GCE A and AS Levels with at least one subject at A Level
  • BTEC National (Diploma or Extended Diploma) in a relevant subject 
  • Access to HE Diploma
  • T Levels
  • Scottish Higher/Advanced Higher with at least one subject at Advanced Higher


  • GCSE English – Grade C/4 or above
  • GCSE Maths – Grade C/4 or above

*For mature applicants, some experience may be taken in lieu of A Levels/BTECs

EU and International Applicants

  • ENIC confirmed equivalent of 80 UCAS points

  • IELTS with an overall score of 6.0 and a minimum of 5.5 in each component. Equivalent English language qualifications are acceptable for applicants not requiring a Tier 4 student visa

The assessment methods typically used throughout the programme include:

  • Lab report
  • Assignments
  • Presentations
  • Posters
  • Exams  



The Control and Network Connected Devices pathway could enable learners to go on to possible careers in: Remote vehicle tracking/GPS/connected smart vehicle technologies, Warehouse and factory stock control and tracking, Automated robotics e.g. distribution warehouses, Remote telemetry e.g. motor racing performance measurements, Smart electricity meters, Internet of things (internet-connected and SMART devices) and many more. Graduates may also continue their studies at postgraduate level.

Per Academic Year

  • Home Students - £9,250
  • International Students - £9,500

Tuition fees will remain unchanged for the duration of a student’s continuous enrolment.

Additional Course Costs

Please see the full ‘HE Terms and Conditions’ for details of additional library and printing costs associated with this programme.

Additional compulsory course costs can be paid for using the Career Degree Bursary. The scheme allows students to access the bursary (up to a maximum value of £500 for full-time or £250 part-time students) for additional optional courses, workshops, professional memberships and resources. There is no cash alternative. Students who wish to access opportunities in excess of the Career Degree Bursary may do so at full cost to themselves.

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Our upcoming Higher Education (HE) Open Days are listed on the Open Days webpage. Please register your place via the Eventbrite links listed. 

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Additional Support

If you have Special Educational Needs and/or Disabilities and feel that you may need support, for example with your application or visiting us at an Open Day, please contact or call 01522 876225 to discuss your needs. This service is confidential.

Key Facts



Duration:3 Years

Start Date:September 2024

Location:Lincoln Campus

UCAS Course Code:6H90

UCAS Institution Code:L42