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Electrical and Electronic Engineering (HNC)

University Centre South Essex

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Course options

  • Qualification

    HNC - Higher National Certificate

  • Location

    Luckyn Lane Campus

  • Study mode

    Part time

  • Start date


  • Duration

    2 years

Course summary


This course is aimed at working technicians/engineers and is ideal for anyone who is interested in developing a multi-disciplined career in electrical/electronic engineering.

The course offers a good balance of academic theory and practical industry knowledge which is firmly aligned to your job requirements from day one. Through high-quality lectures, case study research and employer-based projects you will gain a unique blend of general skills along with specific industry knowledge in the field of engineering. The College also has an excellent range of specialist laboratories, workshops and equipment providing access to resources that support learning.

The ability to study part-time alongside your job, allows you to gain an industry-recognised qualification that is accepted around the world. The HNC becomes your passport to advancing your career in engineering. Studying and working at the same time does require good organisational and time management skills, but it allows you to apply your learning immediately to your job as well as to bring in real-life examples from your work into the learning environment to discuss with peers.

You can also study this course as part of a Higher Apprenticeship.

Assessment & Feedback

Lectures, workshops, and weekly tutorials.

You will learn through a combination of practical work, written assignments, online study and class-based teaching, supported by relevant theoretical study. You will be assessed by a range of methods including assignments, projects and practical exercises.

Independent study: You will need to undertake significant independent study outside of taught sessions.

Assessment methods: Assessment is on a continuous basis with up to four assignments in each unit. Assessment is via coursework and time constrained assignments which takes a variety of forms including written reports.

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A-levels in maths and science subjects


University information

University Centre South Essex

  • Campus address

    South Essex College of Further and Higher Education, Luker Road, SOUTHEND-ON-SEA, ESSEX, SS1 1ND, England

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