Pearson BTEC Level 4 HNC Diploma in Mechanical Engineering (Part-Time)
One A Level either in maths, physics or engineering with grade A*-C or BTEC Level 3 Diploma at merit, pass or Extended Diploma at merit, pass, pass in Mechanical Engineering. You should have the unit 'maths for engineering technicians' at grade merit or above
You should have GCSEs in English, maths and science (A*-C) or equivalent
You will take a College test involving maths and general science/engineering.
For further details on entry requirements, please see the Higher Education Guide 2015-16 on our website.
Who is the course for
This 2 year part-time course is for those who wish to develop higher levels of technical competence as required by senior technicians, technical engineers or incorporated engineers.
Mandatory core units:
- Analytical methods for engineers
- Engineering science
- Project design, implementation and evaluation.
Specialist units include:
- Mechanical principles
- Business management techniques for engineers
- Further mathematics for technicians
- Materials engineering
- Advanced computer-aided design techniques.
Mixture of theory by lectures/teaching, practicals and simulations with 7 contact hours. Student are expected to complete approximately 7 hours per week of independent study (i.e. on research and completing assignments). Learners will get two formative (submitted before deadline) and two summative feedbacks.
For workshop lessons students may need PPE (overall, boots and safety glasses) which may cost up to £25. These can be bought buy directly from suppliers.
How is the course assessed
Assessment by combination of practical, simulation and exams based on assessment criteria for each unit.
Where next - Further Studies
Students can go on to the BTEC Level 5 HND in Diploma in Mechanical Engineering at Uxbridge College.
Where next - Job Opportunities
Jobs within the industry.
Students will attend College on Thursday between 9am - 5pm.
Last updated: 10 June 2016
How to Apply
All applications for HND courses are through Universities and College Admissions Service (UCAS). For an application pack, contact UCAS on 01242 227788 or visit www.ucas.com
For information and advice from the College you can also make an initial application by clicking the Apply Now button below. Our Information, Advice and Guidance team can provide you with support and advice to help you through the UCAS process.
- Uxbridge Campus: Course Starting Fri 30 September 2016
Duration: 64 Week(s)
Where: Uxbridge Campus
When: Thursday 09:00 to 17:00