• Course
    Overview
  • Units and
    Structure
  • Entry
    Requirements
  • Tutors and
    Support

Course Overview

This Edexcel BTEC 180 Credit Extended Diploma is a two year programme of study. The subjects you will study cover both Electrical and Mechanical Engineering disciplines necessary to have a rounded approach engineering.

Progression routes from successful completion of this course include a Foundation Degree, Edexcel Btec L4/ L5 qualification in Engineering or a Higher or Degree Apprenticeship.

Level
Level 3
Duration
2 year full-time
Awarding Body
Edexcel
Course Fees
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Units and Structure

The course will consist of 15 units delivered over 2 years.

Year 1

  • Engineering Principles
  • Delivery of Engineering Processes Safely as a Team
  • Engineering Product Design and Manufacture
  • Applied Commercial and Quality Principles in Engineering
  • Computer Aided Design in Engineering
  • Electrical Machines
  • Electronic Measurement and Testing
  • Mechanical Behaviour of Metallic Materials

Year 2

  • A Specialist Engineering Project
  • Microcontroller Systems for Engineers
  • Calculus to Solve Engineering Problems
  • Pneumatic and Hydraulic Systems
  • Electronic Devices and Circuits
  • Mechanical Behaviour of Non-metallic Materials
  • Principles and Applications of Fluid Mechanics

Entry Requirements

You'll need to have:

Grade A* to C  or equivalent grade 9 to 5 in English, Mathematics and Science.

All applicants are required to undertake an initial and diagnostic assessment.


For equivalent qualifications see our Entry Requirements Explained page.

Tutors and Student Support

Andy Gregory

Andy Gregory


Student Support and Facilities

As a student, you’ll have access to a wide range of facilities, services and support, including:

  • Step outside the classroom  and access our state of the art facilities as well as 3 huge Learning Resource Centres with thousands of resources to use
  • With hands-on experience you’ll be prepared for employment with a competitive edge.
  • A dedicated impartial careers advice team to help you on your future path
  • Our wide range of courses means that we can offer the right paths to get you where you need to be
  • Our Hub campus is right in the heart of the town centre meaning you can find your way to us easily
  • Outstanding student support throughout your studies with us.

Apply or Enquire

Want to know more or chat to us?

Have any further questions about this course? You can contact someone specifically about it by using the details below or filling in the enquiry form.

Andy Gregory
01302 553553 ext 2971
andy.gregory@don.ac.uk

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Want to apply for this course?

You'll need to have:

Grade A* to C  or equivalent grade 9 to 5 in English, Mathematics and Science.

All applicants are required to undertake an initial and diagnostic assessment.


For equivalent qualifications see our Entry Requirements Explained page.


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Application & Enrolment

To apply for this course, please complete our online application form or download a printable form.

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