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South Thames College Group (inc Carshalton, South Thames and Kingston College)

Engineering (General Engineering) - HND

UCAS Code: Not applicable

Higher National Diploma - HND

Entry requirements


A level

C,E

Including Maths at a minimum of grade C.

Access to HE Diploma

P:45

GCSE/National 4/National 5

Grade C/4 (or Level 2 equivalent).

HNC (BTEC)

P

ALL applicants required to have successfully completed a full Level 4 BTEC Higher National Certificate (HNC) Engineering qualification.

International Baccalaureate Diploma Programme

24

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

PPP

Minimum of two units with Merit grades, one of which must be a Maths unit.

UCAS Tariff

48

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About this course


Course option

1.0year

Part-time | 2021

A Pearson BTEC Level 5 Qualification for Engineering Technicians. This conversion course has three ‘pathways’ - Mechanical, Electrical/Electronic or General Engineering - and delivers the extra modules needed, in addition to those already acquired at HNC (Level 4), to provide the full complement of 16 required by Pearson for a Level 5 HND qualification.

Modules

Students on will study the following Level 5 units:-

•Further Maths (Core, 15 credits): On successful completion of this unit students will be able to use applications of number theory in practical engineering situations, solve systems of linear equations relevant to engineering applications using matrix methods, approximate solutions of contextualised examples with graphical and numerical methods, and review models of engineering systems using ordinary differential equations.
•Professional Engineering Management (Core, 15 credits): Among the topics included in this unit are: engineering strategy and services delivery planning, the role of sustainability, Total Quality Management (TQM), engineering management tools, managing people and becoming a professional engineer.
•Research Project (Core, 15 credits): Completing a piece of research integrates knowledge with different skills and abilities that may not have been assessed previously, which may include seeking out and reviewing original research papers, designing experimental work, solving problems as they arise, managing time, finding new ways of analysing and presenting data, and writing an extensive report.
•Lean Manufacturing: The aim of this unit is to introduce students to the principles and processes of lean manufacturing, so that they can become an effective and committed practitioner of lean in whatever industry sector they are employed in. To do this, the unit will explore the tools and techniques that are applied by organisations practicing lean. The students will consider both the benefits and challenges of using lean manufacturing, and become sufficiently knowledgeable about the most important process tools and techniques to be able to operate and use them.

One of the following:
•Advanced Mechanical Principles (15 credits): On successful completion of this unit students will be able to have more advanced knowledge of mechanical principles to determine the behavioural characteristics of materials subjected to complex loading; assess the strength of loaded beams and pressurised vessels; determine specifications of power transmission system elements; and examine operational constraints of dynamic rotating systems.
•Industrial Power, Electronics and Storage (15 credits): By the end of this unit students will be able to examine the technological concepts behind providing a sustainable electrical energy supply for the future. They will also be able to describe how the fundamental technical and economic processes and drivers at play in the electrical power industry affect the selection and use of energy sources.

Tuition fees

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

England
£3,950
per year
EU
£3,950
per year
Northern Ireland
£3,950
per year
Scotland
£3,950
per year
Wales
£3,950
per year

Extra funding

Applicants studying under sponsorship of an employer will be required to show confirmation from the employer at enrolment. Confirmation letters should include the full name of the student, the course title, the academic year, and the amount being sponsored (ie full or partial fees).

The Uni


Course location:

Kingston College

Department:

School of Science, Technology, Engineering and Professional Studies [KC]

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