The HNC Electrical and Electronic Engineering programme is a vocational qualification that is designed to offer students practical experience in the typical tasks and requirements of engineering professionals and the underpinning academic knowledge.
This course will complement their ability to find solutions to engineering problems using developed technology and apply skills to a broad range of industrial areas, such as design, development, manufacturing, testing, maintenance and operation of electrical or electronic equipment.
Typical Course Structure
- Engineering Design
- Engineering Maths
- Engineering Science
- Managing a Professional Engineering Project
- Electrical and Electronic Principles
- Automation, Robotics and PLC
- Digital Principles
- Electrical System and Fault Finding
Students will study on the Lincoln College Campus for the full durations of the course. Full-time, one-year. Course contact hours are typically comprised of: 14 hours of teaching with embedded practical work and use of software applications.
It is expected that students complete between 10 and 20 hrs of additional independent study per week in order to be successful on this programme. Whilst the sessions delivered at College will fall between Monday and Tuesday from 9am – 7.00pm, it is expected that students will only attend on up to three days.
Students should also make themselves available to complete additional workshop classes, for which PPE is required, to enhance their employability. Students are encouraged to find part-time employment within the sector.
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How to Apply
This course is validated by Pearson. 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.
A minimum of 48 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 48 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:
- Practical work
- Electronic simulations
- Written assignments
HNC and HND qualifications are widely recognised in their own right and are designed to provide students with the skills required for employment in a range of associated professions. On successful completion of the course students may apply to continue at the college to study HND Electrical and Electronic Engineering.
Per Academic Year
- Home Students - £8,000
- International Students - £9,500
Tuition fees will remain unchanged for the duration of a student’s continuous enrolment.
Additional Course Costs
- S FX991ES Casio calculator - £20 (compulsory)
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.
Start Date:September 2023
UCAS Course Code:H600
UCAS Institution Code:L42