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Engineering - Higher National Diploma (HND)

UCAS Code: 505G

Higher National Diploma - HND

Entry requirements


A level

E,E

GCSE/National 4/National 5

Five GCSEs at Grade C or above, to include English and Maths (or equivalent qualifications).

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

PPP

UCAS Tariff

32

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About this course


This course has alternative study modes. Contact the university to find out how the information below might vary.

Course option

2.0years

Full-time | 2020

Other options

3.0 years | Part-time | 2020

This programme will suit students with an interest in Engineering. There are three different pathways that can be followed:

Electronic and Electrical Engineering -
This programme will suit students with an interest in electrical and electronic engineering. The programme will teach you core engineering principles and has been devised to enhance and fill the skill gaps for higher professional technicians or employees looking to up-skill.

Mechanical Engineering -
This is specifically concerned with design, development, installation, operation and maintenance of just about anything that has movable parts. As a result, there are job opportunities for mechanical engineers in practically every field of work. Industries entered include aerospace, defence and energy as well as the manufacturing of industrial and domestic products, drugs, furniture and foods.

General Engineering -
This route offers you the opportunity to study the discipline of manufacturing at a technical level and as such provides you with a qualification that reflects your theoretical and practical knowledge. Engineering is a subject area with great career prospects, and we link our course tightly to the needs of the manufacturing industries. Manufacturing engineers help design the most efficient ways to produce goods across a huge range of industries, from food to plastics and pharmaceuticals. You could also work in utilities or even the armed forces.Manufacturing Engineers help design in the most efficient ways to produce goods across a huge range of industries from food to plastics and pharmaceuticals. You could also work in utilities or even the armed forces.

Modules

Modules can differ depending on your chosen pathway. Below is an example of the included modules for each:

Electronic & Electrical Engineering:

Year 1:
Engineering Design
Engineering Mathematics
Engineering Science
Electrical & Electronic Principles
Managing a Professional Engineering Project.

Year 2:
Research Project
Professional Engineering Management
Further Mathematics
Industrial Power, Electronics and Storage
Industrial Systems

General Engineering:

Year 1:
Engineering Design
Engineering Mathematics
Engineering Science
Maintenance Engineering

Year 2:
Research Project
Professional Engineering Management
Manufacturing Systems Engineering
Lean Manufacturing
Advanced Manufacturing Technology.

Mechanical Engineering:

Year 1:
Engineering Design
Engineering Mathematics
Engineering Science
Managing a Professional Engineering Project
Mechanical Principles
Fundamentals of Thermodynamics & Heat Engines

Year 2:
Research Project
Professional Engineering Management
Advanced Mechanical Principles
Virtual Engineering
Further Mathematics

Assessment methods

Dependent on the modules, assessment can vary between assignments, labs, class tests and end examinations.

Tuition fees

Select where you currently live to see what you'll pay:

England
£7,500
per year
EU
£7,500
per year
Northern Ireland
£7,500
per year
Scotland
£7,500
per year
Wales
£7,500
per year

The Uni


Course location:

Neath Campus

Department:

School of Engineering

TEF rating:
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