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HND Electrical/Electronic Engineering

The HND Electrical/Electronic Engineering is for individuals who already work in engineering or have completed the HNC who wish to obtain a higher level qualification. It's ideal those wishing to go on to university to top-up their qualification to a full honours degree.

When will I start the course and how long will it take?

This course starts in September. You will be required to study on one extended day per week (typically from 9.00am to 8.00pm) for one year.

What will I study?

The HND Electrical/Electronic Engineering offers you the opportunity to study the discipline of Electrical / Electronic Engineering at technical level, and as such provide you with a qualification that reflects your theoretical and practical knowledge.

The course will enable you to develop a wide range of employability skills through the focus on the combination of fundamental understanding and application skills.

You will study the following units:

  • Management of Projects
  • Further Electrical Power
  • Quality Assurance and Management
  • Statistical Process Control
  • Plant and Process Control
  • Advanced Maths

This course is delivered at the newly refurbished STEM Centre, Technology Campus which has recently received significant investment.

How is it assessed?

All units are assessed by a combination of assignments including phase tests, classwork, case studies and formal end of session written examinations.

Do I need any previous qualifications to start this course?

You should have completed the HNC Electrical / Electronic Engineering.

What are the course fees?

For 2017 entry, tuition fees for part-time study on this undergraduate qualification are £2100 per annum.

Subject to eligibility, students can apply for a tuition fee loan from the Government to cover the full cost of tuition fees.

For comprehensive information about the financial support available to students joining this course in academic year 2017/18, together with details of how to apply can be found on our finance page.

What can I go on to do once I have completed this course?

The HND Electrical / Electronic Engineering provides you with the skills demanded by industry. It will equip you to work within the fields of electrical and electronic engineering where electronic or electronic systems are in use.

You can use the HND Electrical / Electronic Engineering to top-up your qualification to a full honours degree at university.

I'm interested in this course, what do I do next?

If you would like any further information in relation to this course, please contact our enquiries team directly on 0800 99 66 99 or email enquire @ sthelens.ac.uk or drop into our next Enrolment and Information Event. Alternatively, submit an application form to secure a place.

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Why study Engineering with us?


Excellent facilities and workshops at a purpose built technology centre, which reflect real, working environment.


You will be taught by highly qualified staff with industry experience.

Breadth of courses

We have a range of courses in a variety of engineering disciplines at all levels.

Industry links

We have links with international companies and organisations.

Employment opportunities

Engineering and technology are areas that continue to be in demand.


With the skills and experience gained from our courses and the support from tutors, many of students have successfully secured a variety of engineering positions.