|Mode of study||HE Part Time|
|Campus||London Road Campus|
|Start date||9 September 2019 Please note that day of week is just an indication at this stage and could be subject to change|
|Tuition Fee||£3,960 Tuition fees stated are the annual cost|
|Course code||PLR4EEN001 (1922)|
Foundation Degrees are primarily designed for people who are currently employed so that any new ideas can be taken back to the workplace and make an immediate and direct impact on the work you do and your job prospects. Your degree will build upon your work experience and will involve the active involvement of your employer. The progression from this course would be onto a BSc Honours at Staffordshire University. Graduates from the programme are likely to find employment in the following areas of engineering: Automotive industries; Aviation industries; Consultancy; Electricity generation and transmission; Manufacturing; Nuclear energy and Robotics and control.
This course is awarded by Staffordshire University you will need 40 UCAS points. Primarily designed for those in employment but also suitable for Level 3 progressers or those with relevant experience.
The minimum entry requirements for this course are normally one of the following:- 100 UCAS points with 80 points from at least one A Level, 20 points may come from Key Skills, AS or other units; BTEC Diploma or Certificate; Completed an Advanced Apprenticeship; Advanced GNVQ at pass grade. Accreditation may be given for prior learning or relevant work experience for mature learners. Entry requirements include GCSEs for English and maths at grade C or above however equivalent qualifications and/or work experience will be taken into consideration. Applicants without GCSEs will be required to complete initial assessments and may wish to consider the part time GCSE courses that the college offers both during the evening and daytime.
International Students: You will need to have reached a certain standard of speaking English. Please see our ESOL course.
Specialist Units: Electrical & Electronic Technology; Electrical/Electronic Principles; Mechanical Technology; Electrical Machines; Mathematics; Electrical Power; Instrumentation & Measurement; Engineering Applications; Signal Processing Technology; Personal Development; Modern Communications; Design Project; Applied Electronics; Control Technology; Work Based Project.
Your work will be continually assessed throughout the course. The assessment will depend upon the particular module being studied. Typical assessment methods include assignments, examinations, practical experiments, log books and presentations. Please refer to the Course Specification for information on assessment for this particular course.
The Foundation Degree is a three year programme. You will be required to attend college for one day per week. The academic year is split into two 12 week semesters.
At Shrewsbury College we do our best to make HE study as easy as possible for you and that includes making living away from home for the first time an exciting prospect, rather than a cause for concern. If you’re planning on studying at a higher level at Shrewsbury College, student accommodation is now available in the centre of Shrewsbury. For more information please follow this link: http://www.shropshire.gov.uk/shire-services/mardol-house-student-accommodation/
This course is awarded by Staffordshire University
Foundation Degree in Electrical and Electronics Technology
Previous Institution: Llanfyllin High School
My Foundation Degree is funded by the engineering firm James Fisher. I’m learning so much and absolutely loving it.
Level 3 in Engineering
Previous school: Holy Trinity School, Telford
Level 2 was mostly practical and this year on Level 3 there is a lot of theory and it's preparing me for university. I live outside of Shrewsbury and the transport links to the College are good.
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