Course Overview

This Engineering (Electrical Electronics) qualification will prepare you to join the growing world of technology by developing the skills you’ll need to succeed and enhancing your career prospects. The programme has been developed in response to the requirements of employers, both locally and worldwide, to provide the skills that a new generation of engineers require.

You will learn in our fully equipped workshops and additive manufacturing suite, which includes electrical electronic lab, an industrial photonics and optical electronics lab, computer-aided design (CAD) software and our industry-standard 3D printers.

The Engineering (Electrical Electronics) course incorporates a Higher National Certificate (HNC) as part of the first year of study, and is available as a full-time or part-time programme of study. There are flexible delivery options to ensure minimal impact on your existing responsibilities, including employment.

On completion of the foundation degree, you can progress onto the top-up BSc (Hons) Integrated Technologies Engineering.

Course Details

Key Information

Course Code
Mode of Study
Full-time and part-time available
Foundation Degree/Higher National Certificate, Higher Apprenticeship
Awarded by
University of Plymouth
FdSc - 2 years (full-time), 4 years (part-time) HNC - 1 year (full-time), 2 years (part-time)
Location of Delivery
Academic Year
September 2024 - June 2026 (full-time) September 2024 - June 2028 (part-time)

The full time fees for the academic year 2024-25 are:

  • BA and BSc (Hons) – £9000.00 (per year)
  • Foundation Degree (FdA and FdSc) – £8825.00 (per year)
  • Higher National Certificate (HNC) – £8825.00 (per year)

For tuition fees for part-time courses commencing in September 2024, please contact the team on [email protected].

(Please note, some fees may differ depending on programme)

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We have worked in partnership with South Devon College (University Centre South Devon) to help develop their Engineering training programmes, including the FdSc Engineering (Electrical Electronics). 

We have built a strong relationship with the College, which enables us to provide the right training for our staff and apprentices. 

We work in partnership with South Devon College and support the assessment methods within these qualifications. These assessments are varied, and we have been able to support with practical assessments for the Competency Documents. We have regular opportunities to offer feedback on the course and the assessments. 

Wendy Hart-Wilson, Senior HR Business Partner at Lumentum Technology UK Ltd