Electrical & Electronic Engineering HND

Course Overview



This course is suitable for anyone interested in a career in electrical/electronic engineering, with a responsibility for the design, installation, commissioning and operation of engineering services.

Updated January 2017

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Entry Requirements

Typical offer:

A Level = DD

BTEC Level 3 Diploma = MP

BTEC Level 3 Extended Diploma = PPP

Access = Pass

In addition, students would be expected to have a C grade in Maths and a Science subject at GCSE. All students will need to have an interview. 

Recognition of prior learning
The University of Wales Trinity Saint David welcomes applications on the basis of prior learning, further details can be found on their website.

Course Delivery

This course is delivered over two academic years. 

First year modules are:

  • mathematics
  • electrical and electronic principles
  • computer engineering and microprocessors
  • dynamics, control and instrumentation
  • design of electrical installations
  • academic and employability skills
  • electro hydraulics and pneumatics​

Second year modules are:

  • programmable logic controllers
  • management innovation and sustainability
  • electrical power
  • group project
  • electrical principles theory
  • digital signal processing and communications

Progression Opportunities

The qualification opens up career opportunities in consulting, contracting and manufacturing in both the public and private sector. Students can also progress onto the BEng at University of Wales Trinity Saint David. 

Additional Information

Most students will pay £2900 per year (course fees are £9000 - some of this is paid by Welsh Government for Welsh students. For 17/18, students will need to pay or get a tuition fee loan for the first £3900. The college is offering a £1000 bursary towards this for full time courses starting in September 2017.)

For information on financial support - including tuition fee loans and fee grants - please visit www.studentfinancewales.co.uk


Tim Clark on 01792 284315 or tim.clark@gcs.ac.uk / Dave Cranmer on 01792 284016 or dave.cranmer@gcs.ac.uk

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