If you wish to study this course full-time you must apply through UCAS; UCAS Code H6Y8, Institution Code Y70.

If you wish to study part-time follow the 'apply' link at the top of this page and fill out a York College application form.

Click here to view York College’s agreement with the Office for Fair Access (OFFA) and an explanation on how fee income will be used to support students.

Duration and Attendance

This programme can be studied on a full-time or part-time basis. The full-time programme will be delivered over a year, September to June. The part-time programme will be offered over 18 months; you will attend one day each week in the first year, September to June, and one day per week in the second year from September to February.

Entry Requirements

A BTEC National Certificate/Diploma/Extended Diploma in an Electrical/Electronic Engineering discipline. Where an alternative BTEC Level 3 Engineering qualification has been achieved individual electrical/electronic unit achievement would be considered.

What You'll Do

The Higher National Certificate (HNC) programme is an eight-unit qualification. At present the planned units are:

• Analytical Methods for Engineers
• Engineering Science
• Electrical Electronic Principles
• Programmable Logic Circuits
• Digital Analogue Devices and Circuits
• Instrumentation and Control Principles
• Project Design, Implementation and Evaluation
• Business Management Techniques for Engineers

Where the Programme Leads

Upon completing the HNC, students may wish to progress to a HND at York College or elsewhere. Alternatively, graduates can head straight into the workplace.

How much will it cost?

  Fee 2017/18 (starts) Fee 2018/19 (starts)
Full time £6185 £7200
Part time £5600 £5750

International Students should call the International team at York College on 01904 770425.

Further Information

If you would like more information about the HNC course, or wish to discuss individual units, please call York College on 01904 770400 and we will arrange for you to speak to the programme leader as soon as possible.