FdEng in Electrical Electronic Engineering
Start Date: 13th September 2021
More about the course
If you're interested in studying electrical engineering at degree level, but need a flexible study option to fit around your commitments, this course might be for you.
FdEng Electrical Electronic Engineering is the perfect balance of academic and industrial knowledge. It is designed to kick-start your engineering journey by developing new skills, providing strong foundations in electrical and electronics principle.
You will acquire a range of academic, employability and personal development skills throughout work related learning and have the opportunity to work with employers on live briefs. In addition to this guest lectures and workshops are provided from a range of North East employers including IHC, Renolit IMechE, Port of Blyth and Siemens.
48 - 64 UCAS points
A - Levels including Maths and Physics
If you are a current Newcastle College student and successfully pass your Level 3 in an Engineering discipline, you will be guaranteed a place on a degree course.
English and Maths: 4 or above (grade C)
What will I achieve?
Upon successful completion you will receive an FdEng Electrical Electronic Engineering
What will I learn?
Work Related Learning
Technical Drawings for Engineers
Advanced Electrical Skills
Academic Study Skills
Electrical Electronic Principles
Electronic Power Transmission
Project Management Principles
Electrical Engineering Design
Commercial and Business Systems
Advanced Engineering Mathematics
How is the course taught?
Independent study tasks
How am I assessed?
Written assessments / knowledge checks
Students will acquire a range of academic, employability and personal development skills throughout work related learning and have the opportunity to work with employers on live briefs. In addition to this guest lectures and workshops are provided from a range of North East employers including IHC, Renolit IMechE, Port of Blyth, Siemens and Mercedes AMG.
We will also provide you with support and encouragement to apply for EngTech status. A valuable accreditation which will boost your CV to employers.
Where can I progress?
On successful completion of this course you can progress onto a BEng Electrical Electronic Engineering.
The following career options are available within various sectors such as manufacturing, military services, aerospace, telecommunications, automotive, control, renewable and subsea:
Advanced Electrical Technician
Electrical design engineer
Junior project engineer
Course costs and information
Tuition fees for part-time degree courses vary depending on the course and mode of study. You can find detailed fee information here.
NCG (the institution which Newcastle College University Centre belongs to) is in the process of applying for Indefinite Degree Awarding Powers. Read more about what this means about our offer here
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