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Multi-Skill Engineering

Newcastle College University Centre

UCAS Code: H100 | Foundation Degree in Engineering - FdEng

Entry requirements


A level

C,C

Engineering/Mathematics and/or Science disciplines.

Please e-mail [email protected]/ac.uk.

GCSE/National 4/National 5

Grade C(4) in English Language and grade C(5) in Maths.

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

MM

Engineering/Mathematics and/or Science disciplines.

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

MPP

Engineering/Mathematics and/or Science disciplines.

Scottish Advanced Higher

C,C

Engineering/Mathematics and/or Science disciplines.

UCAS Tariff

64

Engineering/Mathematics and/or Science disciplines.

About this course


Course option

2.0years

Full-time | 2022

Subject

Maintenance engineering

Are you interested in starting a career in engineering but unsure which route to take? This multi-skill Engineering degree could be the perfect course for you. Offering a multi-disciplinary theoretical, simulation and practical experience, this course focuses on electrical, electronic, mechanical and mechatronic engineering. Industry experienced tutors are able to offer advice and guidance on a full range of engineering disciplines within this diverse sector. As well as giving you the knowledge and understanding of each discipline you will have access to a range of workshops and equipment such as CNC, robotics, 3D printers and scanners, metalwork lathes and fabrication tools. You will be encouraged to apply for and work towards EngTech status. You will also be given the opportunity to visit various engineering companies throughout your studies to gain vital first-hand experience of how engineering theory is put into practice. After successfully completing this degree, you can progress onto the BEng (Hons) Electrical Electronic Engineering degree, BEng (Hons) Mechanical Manufacturing Engineering degree, BSc (Hons) Engineering Management degree or a Higher or Degree Apprenticeship.

Modules

Year One: • Academic Study Skills • Drawing Systems • Electrical Science • Engineering Mathematics • Machine Tools and Fabrication • Mechatronics Mechanical Science • Work Related Learning • Personal Development or Recognition of Prior Learning.
Year Two: • Electrical Power Transmission • Energy Systems • Maintenance Systems • Mechanical Power Transmission • Project Management Principles • Professional Development • Work Based Learning

Assessment methods

Students are taught through: • Lectures • Seminars • Group work • Independent study tasks • Collaborative projects. Students are assessed through: • Timed assessments • Portfolio work • Phase tests • Group presentations • Individual presentations • Written assessments/knowledge checks.

Tuition fees

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England
£9,000
per year
EU
£9,000
per year
Northern Ireland
£9,000
per year
Scotland
£9,000
per year
Wales
£9,000
per year

The Uni


Course location:

Newcastle College University Centre

Department:

Engineering

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