Find A Course

Foundation Degree Electrical Power Systems & Infrastructure

  • Foundation Degree Electrical Power Systems & Infrastructure

  • Start Date
    January 2021
  • Course Code
  • Apply For
    This Course

Course Information

  • Course Description

    The Foundation Degree in Electrical Power Systems & Infrastructure provides a university level higher education engineering experience. The course has been designed to provide a combination of extensive practical work supported by academic studies with a unique experience within the National College for Nuclear Northern Hub. The aim of the programme is to provide work ready technicians and engineers with the relevant skills, knowledge and behaviours to work within a highly technical environment. You will study the following topic areas: engineering mathematics, energy generation, electrical & mechanical science, control systems and instrumentation, power systems, nuclear science and the nuclear industry, fluid, thermodynamics and power transmission and distribution. This course can be completed part time over 3 years, or full time over 2 years. This course is awarded by the University of Cumbria. Click here to read the Programme Specification
  • Entry Requirements?

    A suitable Level 3 qualification(s) equivalent to 48 UCAS points, or a Level 3 National College for Nuclear Access to Nuclear Engineering and Science.
  • Costs

  • What Next?

    The programme is designed for individuals who may be looking for employment or already employed within the power industry. It provides a thorough background in power engineering enabling the student to select a specific pathway relevant to their employment aspiration and/or local employment demand. You may also progress on to a Level 6 Apprenticeship, BSc or BEng in various disciplines and chartership in related areas.