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Electrical and Electronic Engineering HND

University of Wales Trinity Saint David

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  • Qualification

    Higher National Diploma - HND

  • Location

    SA1 Waterfront Campus, Swansea

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    JAN - 2022

  • Duration

    2 Years

Course summary

Graduates from this programme will be equipped with skills and knowledge at the forefront of their discipline to meet the specialised needs of industry, thus enhancing graduate employability. This programme is designed to enhance industrial relevance by focusing on the practical application of theory whilst maintaining academic rigour.

Course Overview

This BEng course will develop knowledge of both the electrical and electronic engineering needed for modern industrial organisations.

Students study fundamental electrical and electronic principles, microprocessors and mathematic. Electronics coverage includes circuit design, digital signal processing, power electronics and electronic system design.

The programme also covers electrical concepts, such as the theory of electrical principles, and electrical machines and drives. A subset of the electronics theme is embedded systems development, and this is supported by an introduction to computer programming, computer engineering and microprocessors. The instrumentation and control of electrical equipment is also addressed.

Emphasis is put on hands-on exercises to reinforce the theoretical concepts covered in the lectures. Heavy use is put on industrial standard software packages such as Matlab, Xilinx, Mentor Graphics and Microsoft’s Visual Development Studio.

Career Opportunities

Applicants for this programme would be technically minded and may have previously studied engineering, computing or the sciences.

They would seek to become an expert who can understand the hardware, software and communications aspect of electrical and electronic systems. Graduates of this programme would be expected to seek employment as electrical engineers, electronic engineers, electrical maintenance engineers, etc.

In these roles, they could expect to be employed in a number of industry sectors including aerospace, automotive, distribution, manufacturing, etc.

Application deadline

26 January

Tuition fees

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£ 13,500per year

Tuition fees shown are for indicative purposes and may vary. Please check with the institution for most up to date details.

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UCAS Points : 48

Our offer is not solely based on academic results, and the standard offer should be seen only as a guide. We will take your skills, achievements and life experience into consideration and may make offers based on different points to applicants who provide evidence of capacity to pursue the course successfully.


University information

University of Wales Trinity Saint David

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  • Campus address

    University of Wales Trinity Saint David, College Road, Carmarthen, Carmarthenshire, SA31 3EP, Wales

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