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Engineering (General Engineering)

BMet (Birmingham Metropolitan College)

UCAS Code: 01EN | Higher National Certificate - HNC

Entry requirements


A level

C,C

If you are taking 3 or more A Levels you can achieve the entry requirement of 64 UCAS tariff points across all of the A Level subjects you are taking. One A Level must be Mathematics or Physics.

Access to HE Diploma

P:45

You are required to achieve 45 credits at Level 3 and 15 credits at Level 2, totalling 60 credits in an engineering, science or IT subject.

Pearson BTEC Diploma (QCF)

MM

The BTEC Diploma (QCF) qualification must be an engineering, science or IT subject.

Pearson BTEC Extended Diploma (QCF)

MPP

The BTEC Extended Diploma (QCF) qualification must be an engineering, science or IT subject.

Pearson BTEC Level 3 National Diploma (first teaching from September 2016)

MM

The BTEC Level 3 National Diploma qualification must be an engineering, science or IT subject.

Pearson BTEC Level 3 National Extended Diploma (first teaching from September 2016)

MPP

The BTEC Level 3 National Extended Diploma qualification must be an engineering, science or IT subject.

UCAS Tariff

64

If the Level 3 qualification is made up of A Levels, one A Level must be Mathematics or Physics. All other qualifications must be an engineering, science or IT subject.

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About this course


Course option

1.0year

Full-time | 2022

The HNC Engineering (General Engineering) course will provide you with a good grounding in the theory and skills required to support a range of job roles in engineering. The content covers modules both in electronic and mechanical/manufacturing engineering and therefore will provide benefit to students working in multidisciplinary job roles.

The course is aimed at Senior Technician level. If you are currently employed in the industry, the course will increase your skills and knowledge to become a more effective practitioner and enhance your promotion prospects. If you are looking for employment in this field, this course will provide you with the relevant technical knowledge, understanding of the industry and opportunities available and the skills required to be of interest to a range of employers.

Delivery will focus on the theory, design, and evaluation of electronic and mechanical systems.

Modules

The HNC course consists of 8 modules, totalling 120 credits, titled:
Electrical and Electronic Principles
Electronic Devices and Circuits
Engineering Design
Engineering Maths
Engineering Science
Instrumentation and Control
Managing a Professional Engineering Project
Mechanical Principles

Assessment methods

The course is assessed through a wide range of assessment methods including assignment, case study, project and examination.

The Uni


Course location:

James Watt College

Department:

Engineering and Manufacturing

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