Cambridge Regional College - Centre of Vocational Excellence

Pearson BTEC Pearson BTEC Level 5 Higher National Diploma in Engineering (Electrical and Electronic Engineering)

Cambridge Campus

Course Code:CM5PHNDEL1
Start Date:22/09/2020
New Student Fees*:£2495
CRC Level 3 Progression**:£N/A
CRC Level 4 Progression***:£1995
* Fees for new students
** Fees for applicants who have completed their Level 3 at CRC in the previous year
*** Fees for applicants who have completed their Level 4 HNC at CRC in the previous year

Course Overview

This is a two-year part-time course and students attend college one day a week. The Level 5 HND in Electrical and Electronic Engineering is designed to develop your knowledge and skills in electronic and electrical technologies which are crucial to industry. With this course you'll have the opportunity to develop and apply your knowledge & practical ability and design skills. We'll support you as you develop cognitive, intellectual and thinking skills, and gain valuable key, personal and transferable skills ready for progression in employment or further study.

You'll be taught by specialists in the sector who are experts in their field and vocational training.

HND Programme Content

Year 1:
U35 Professional Engineering Management Level 5 M
U39 Further Mathematics Level 5 M
U45 Industrial Systems Level 5 M
U47 Analogue Electronic Systems Level 5 O

Year 2:
U34 Research Project Level 5 M
U44 Industrial Power, Electronic and Storage Level 5 M
U 52 Further Electrical, Electronic/ Digital Principles Level 5 O

Progression & Career Opportunities

The HND, awarded by Pearson, can be used as a stepping stone to B-Eng. in Electrical/Electronic Engineering. It can be studied as a stand-alone qualification or as part of a Higher Apprenticeship.

Entry Requirements

Pearson BTEC Level 4 Higher National Certificate in Electrical/Electronic Engineering (RQF)

- English and Maths GCSE at grade 9 - 4 (A* - C)
- Relevant employment or offer of employment.

Entry criteria are given as a guide, the course tutor considers all applications on an individual basis which means that he could make offers based on qualifications, personal profile and experience. Combinations of qualifications are acceptable and other qualifications not listed may also be acceptable.

In addition to the entry qualifications listed, the offer of a place on the course is subject to the outcomes of initial assessment, which will be taken at the College as part of the admissions process. Please note that entry criteria may vary quite significantly between courses at the same level. This is to take account of the specific skills needed for success on particular courses, the length of the course and the requirements for progression to the next level. Entry criteria are given as a guide, and the exact requirements in order to obtain a place on a particular course will be confirmed following attendance at a professional interview.

Learning Assessment & Support

We want you to achieve to the very best of your ability at CRC. To make this happen we offer both learning and personal support by specialist staff tailored to meet your specific needs.

How to Apply

There are two ways you can apply for a Higher Education course at CRC – you can now apply through UCAS or directly to the college using our HE Application Form, which can be downloaded from our website You can also obtain a copy by contacting our Enquiry Team on tel. 01223 226315 or email The completed form and references should be returned to The Admissions Office, Cambridge Regional College, Kings Hedges Road, Cambridge CB4 2QT

Cambridge Campus Status

Huntingdon Campus Status