Foundation Degree in Electrical and Electronic Technology (full time)

Foundation Degree in Electrical and Electronic Technology (full time)

  • Course Code: FLR4EEN001 (1820)
  • Prospectus Title: Foundation Degree in Electrical and Electronic Technology (full time)
  • Mode of Study: FULL-TIME
  • Duration: 2 Years
  • Campus: London Road Campus
  • Start Date: 10 September, 2018 (Subject to change)
  • Course Tuition Fee: £ 5940 per year

Who is it for?

This course is awarded by Staffordshire University. You will have ideally completed a Level 3 course, for example BTEC National Diploma or Certificate, Advanced/Modern Apprenticeship or be a mature student 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.

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.

All applicants will be considered on an individual basis. Motivation and commitment will be considered alongside academic qualifications.

International Students: You will need to have reached a certain standard of speaking English -please refer to the Course Specification for the IELTS requirement for your individual course. Please see

What does the course involve?

Specialist Units: Electrical & Electronic Technology,Electronic Technology, Electrical/Electronic Principles,Mechanical Technology, Electrical Machines ,Mathematics ,Electrical Power,Design Principles, Signal Processing Technology,Personal Development, Modern Communications, Design Project, Applied Electronics, Control Technology.

Please refer to the Course Specification for additional information.

How is the course assessed?

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.

Additional notes

The Foundation Degree is a two year programme. You will be required to attend college for two days 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:

What do I do next?

Complete the online application form at and click on the 'Apply' part of the site. You can then click 'Register/ Log in' to begin the registration process. Shrewsbury College students must register as 'a student at a college' and input our buzzword "Shrewsbury2018". At the course section, pick Staffordshire University (S72) and then choose your course and pick campus code R for Shrewsbury College. If after reading this fact sheet, you are still undecided about the programme most suitable for you, please ring our Course Information on 01743 342333 who will be able to offer information about other programmes available. Alternatively email: .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address)

Other details

Complete application form. No concessions.

Fees stated are the annual cost.

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