For students wishing to continue studying after completing the HNC Engineering (Mechanical Engineering) this course has been designed to offer you a level of academic study with a range of units that will stretch your skills and knowledge in preparation for a career as an Engineer.
On completion of the programme students will be well placed in making links to their Mechanical, Manufacturing, Thermodynamics and Fluid Mechanics knowledge and skills.
Given the anticipated developments in Industry 4.0 technologies, this will place the students in a promising position with which to seek employment or to progress further within their studies or current employment.
Full-time: two days per week over the academic year.
Part-time: one day per week.
UCAS Course code: 004H
All units included within this programme have been selected on the basis of meeting a broad range of local industry needs.
– Research Project (30 credits)
– Advanced Mechanical Principles (15 credits)
– Further Mathematics (15 credits)
– Virtual Engineering (15 credits)
– Professional Engineering Management (Pearson-set) (15 credits)
– Lean Manufacturing (15 credits)
– Thermofluids (15 credits)
You will normally be required to have achieved the BTEC Higher National Certificate in a relevant subject area.
The Pearson BTEC Level 5 Higher National Diploma allows students to specialise by committing to specific career paths and progression routes to degree-level study.
A variety of forms of coursework assessment are employed on the programme. These include written descriptive and numerical assignments, short tests, laboratory and workshop appraisals, personal projects, group work, self- and peer-assessment, portfolio preparation and case studies.
Your Tuition fees cover the majority of costs associated with your programme (including registration, tuition and assessment).
There may be some extra costs that you might need to make or choose to pay.
Books (you will have access to books from your module reading lists in the HE library, but you may want to buy your own copies).
Printing and photocopying.
If your programme includes a work placement, you may be required to pay for a Basic or Enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check.