• Duration1 year
  • UCAS CodeA154
  • Awarding body



This course offers study over a range of disciplines to help you develop skills to progress your career through employment or further education at degree level.

The course is for higher technicians in electrical and electronics design, manufacture, maintenance, testing or fault finding.

This programme is validated by Pearson.

UCAS website: https://digital.ucas.com/courses/details?coursePrimaryId=e6428f14-eee4-48ab-9a43-830419f00866&academicYearId=2019#entry-requirements 

This programme is IoT (Institute of Technology) recognised, guaranteeing you outstanding technical training.

Course Information

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For more information call Course Information on
01642 333333 or email courseinfo@mbro.ac.uk.

Modules offered may vary.

Modules include:

Year 1

  • Engineering Design
  • Engineering Maths
  • Engineering Science
  • Managing a Professional Project
  • Automation, Robotics and PLCs
  • Electrical Systems and Fault Finding
  • Electrical Principles
  • Electronic Circuits and Devices

Year 2

  • Research Project
  • Professional Engineering Management
  • Further Mathematics
  • Industrial Power Electronics & Storage
  • Industrial Systems
  • Further Electrical, Electronic & Digital Principles
  • Further Machines and Drives

September- May

16 hours over 3 days per week.

This will be the same in both year 1 and year 2.

Entry requirements

  • You must have achieved an appropriate technician or craft qualification at Level 3 Diploma or similar, and have a good standard of literacy and numeracy skills. The most common eligible qualifications include A Levels, BTEC Extended Diplomas/National Diplomas and Access to HE Diplomas.
  • Non-standard applicants for both full and part time modes of study will be considered based on individual merit and detailed industrial experience relevant to the programme.

Teaching methods include practical sessions, lectures and tutorials.
You will study 15 units covering the needs of local and national industries and business.
You are required to complement your College based learning with self study.

Assessment is by a range of integrated assignments, case studies, projects and tests which are planned throughout the year.

Fees payable directly to Middlesbrough College, £4,600 per year.

If you would like to study a higher education course, financial support is available. Please click here for more information and see what support you could receive.

Please apply through UCAS for this course. Our team will make contact with you for further details to arrange an interview. If your application is successful we will formally offer you a place via UCAS.

Alternatively, if you would prefer to apply directly to us then please press the apply now button at the top of this webpage. If your application is successful we will formally offer you a place on the programme and upload your application to UCAS for you.

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Additional Information

Learning Support

We understand that students may require a little extra help during their studies, which is why our learning support team are on hand to help learners with a learning difficulty or support need achieve their full potential.

Financial Support

If you are worried about the cost of higher education, it might help to know there are a range of financial support schemes available to help with course fees when studying at Middlesbrough College. Our Student Services department can offer advice and guidance when students apply for a loan or bursary.

Travel Information

We are situated in a fantastic location, just a stone’s throw from the town centre. As well as being just a matter of minutes from both the train and bus stations, eligible students can also benefit from a bursary that can help with the costs of travel.


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