MCAST-BTEC Higher National Diploma in Electrical Engineering
2 years full-time
BTEC Registration Fees
MCAST-BTEC Extended Diploma in Electrical/Electronic Engineering or MCAST-BTEC National Diploma in Communications Technology or MCAST Diploma in Industrial Electronics – Level 4 or MCAST Diploma in Computer Engineering – Level 4 or MCAST Diploma in
The programme prepares students for technical and management careers in the Electrical sector. It is aimed to develop a range of skills and personal qualities essential for successful performance in the electrical field.
The course prepares you for possible careers in electrical systems development and maintenance. The programme is strongly vocational and aims to produce higher engineering technicians who are able to play a major role in meeting the needs of a wide range of industries that use new technology.
The ever-developing application of new technology creates a high demand for engineering technicians in a wide range of organisations. You will learn the fundamentals of engineering with special emphasis on applications and design.
The assessment of MCAST-BTEC Higher National qualifications is criterion-referenced. Learners will be required to produce valid, sufficient and reliable evidence that relates directly to achieve the specified criteria in each unit. Learners will be provided with constructive feedback and guidance about how can they improve on their strengths and on how to address their weaknesses throughout the whole course. Assignments are presented to students in the form of a time constrained assignment or home assignment or a mix of both.
Programme Learning Outcomes
1. Manage teams working on installaton and maintenance of equipment and systems 2. Apply mathematical, scientific and programming methods to find appropriate solutions to engineering problems 3. Install, test and maintain electrical systems and plant to required specifications 4. Investigate power generation and energy management systems and suggest feasible solutions to set specifications.
Core Study Units
Analytical Methods for Engineers Engineering Science Project Design, Implementation and Evaluation Electrical and Electronics Principles
Specialist Study Units
Microprocessor Systems Combinational and Sequential Logic Computer Programming Techniques Electronic Principles Business Management Techniques foe Engineers Further Analytical Methods for Engineers Engineering Design Advanced Mathematics for Engineering Programmable Logic Controllers Electrical Power Energy Management Plant and Process Control
Progress After Completion
Bachelor of Science (Honours) in Electronics and Control Engineering Bachelor of Science (Honours) in Electronics Engineering Bachelor of Science (Honours) in Electronic Communications Bachelor of Science (Honours) in Power Generation and Renewables Bache
Assistant electrical engineer Head of technicians Lead technician Technical supervisor Assistant research engineer