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Engineering HND (1 year)

Course Overview

This top-up course can be undertaken in the following way:

  • One day at college per week plus 0.5 days of remote delivery, over a one-year period.

The course is designed for those already working in a relevant engineering role and looking to develop their career after successfully completing their HNC course (RQF). Learners study in new, state of the art engineering facilities and are supported by a team of experienced professionals. This course can also form the academic part of a Higher Apprenticeship.

The course builds on the units completed during a HNC programme to ‘top-up’ to a Level 5 qualification.

The course includes the following units:

  • Research Project
  • Professional Engineering Management
  • Further Maths
  • Lean Manufacturing
  • Sustainability
  • Computer Aided Design (CAD) for Engineering
  • Virtual Engineering

Course Overview

Course Overview

This top-up course can be undertaken in the following way:

  • One day at college per week plus 0.5 days of remote delivery, over a one-year period.

The course is designed for those already working in a relevant engineering role and looking to develop their career after successfully completing their HNC course (RQF). Learners study in new, state of the art engineering facilities and are supported by a team of experienced professionals. This course can also form the academic part of a Higher Apprenticeship.

The course builds on the units completed during a HNC programme to ‘top-up’ to a Level 5 qualification.

The course includes the following units:

  • Research Project
  • Professional Engineering Management
  • Further Maths
  • Lean Manufacturing
  • Sustainability
  • Computer Aided Design (CAD) for Engineering
  • Virtual Engineering

Assessment

Assessment Methods

Assessment will be via assignments. Continuous assessment of learner performance is carried out by means of assignments and may include verbal presentations, projects, group-work, practical exercises, written reports and integrative assignments that link various subject areas. Learners attend face-to-face lessons at College on one full day a week and participate in remote learning half a day per week. They will also be expected to complete assignment work as part of self-study time at home.

Entry Requirements and Progression

Progression

You can look for work in a broad range of engineering occupations. Many graduates from the HND course have gone on to study at degree level or have secured higher positions within their companies as engineers, managers and project team leaders.

Entry Requirements

This is a top-up programme following the successful completion of HNC in Engineering (RQF).

Students will progress on to this course having studied one of the current HNC Engineering programmes (RQF). HNCs awarded by other institutions will be considered providing they meet the requirements of the RQF specification.

Applicants who are non-native English speakers, or who have not studied the final two years of school in English, must demonstrate a capability of English at a standard commensurate with IELTS 5.5, with a minimum of 5.0 being awarded on individual sections.

Fees

The fee for 2021/22 entry to this course is £7,800* per academic year of study

The fee for 2022/23 entry to this course will be set during Spring 2022.

For more information regarding course fees, please read our 'Fees and Funding' page.

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