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Mechanical Engineering HNC Level 4

Course Overview

This part-time, one day per week course is designed for those looking to develop a career in mechanical engineering, with the emphasis on applying mechanical theory to practical situations. You will study in new, state-of-the-art engineering facilities, with industry-standard equipment. Mechanical Engineers research, develop and manage projects devising innovative solutions in design and manufacture. Generally graduates find roles within industries such as manufacturing, automotive, aerospace, energy and water. The course is designed to provide the knowledge and understanding of how advanced and innovative engineering underpins the mechanical design, advanced manufacturing and technical service areas of the industry. This course can also form the academic part of a Higher Apprenticeship. Modules may include: • Engineering Design • Managing a Professional Engineering Project • Mechanical Principles • Fundamentals of Thermodynamics and Heat Engines • Fluid mechanics • Engineering Science • Engineering Maths • Materials, Properties and Testing.

Course Overview

Course Overview

This part-time, one day per week course is designed for those looking to develop a career in mechanical engineering, with the emphasis on applying mechanical theory to practical situations. You will study in new, state-of-the-art engineering facilities, with industry-standard equipment. Mechanical Engineers research, develop and manage projects devising innovative solutions in design and manufacture. Generally graduates find roles within industries such as manufacturing, automotive, aerospace, energy and water. The course is designed to provide the knowledge and understanding of how advanced and innovative engineering underpins the mechanical design, advanced manufacturing and technical service areas of the industry. This course can also form the academic part of a Higher Apprenticeship. Modules may include: • Engineering Design • Managing a Professional Engineering Project • Mechanical Principles • Fundamentals of Thermodynamics and Heat Engines • Fluid mechanics • Engineering Science • Engineering Maths • Materials, Properties and Testing.

Assessment

Assessment Methods

Continuous assessment of your performance will be carried out by means of assignments and may include laboratory work, investigations, projects, practical exercises and integrative assignments that link various subject areas.

Entry Requirements and Progression

Progression

You could choose to progress on to an HND course at University Centre Somerset or a degree course at a university of your choice. Alternatively, you could progress to employment. Graduates find roles within industriessuch as manufacturing, automotive, aerospace, energy and water.

Entry Requirements

Typically entrants will possess: • Level 3 qualification in a relevant subject Mature applicants with relevant experience who do not have the stated entry requirements are encouraged to apply

Fees

The course fee is £3900.00* per year of study.

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

*Fees are subject to review annually. The fees for existing students may be increased annually in line with the Retail Price Index.

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