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Heart of Worcestershire College

Engineering (Mechanical)

UCAS Code: Not applicable

Higher National Certificate - HNC

Entry requirements


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

PPP

Level 3 qualification in a suitable discipline or for mature students relevant industrial experience may be considered.

About this course


Course option

18.0months

Part-time | 2021

If you are creative and a natural problem solver, then mechanical engineering could be your perfect career choice. The Higher National Certificate in Mechanical
Engineering is a tried and tested programme which combines academic study, with the students own work based development of practical skills, in order
to achieve a higher level qualification. The purpose of the qualification is to equip students with the knowledge and skills necessary to develop their careers from technician level to more senior positions within their employment. The course will put an emphasis on applied learning, developing skills and knowledge and applying these within the workplace.

Modules

You will study a selection of the following modules according to staff availability and student preference, modules may be subject to change: Further Mathematics for Engineering Technicians, Analytical Methods, Engineering Science (Mechanical and Electrical), Advanced Computer Aided Design (CAD), Application of Pneumatics and Hydraulics, Materials Engineering, Mechanical Principles and Project Design, Implementation and Evaluation.

Assessment methods

A range of assessment techniques which may include; written assignments, examinations, work-based projects and verbal presentations. In addition to this you are expected to complete an average of 3 hours independent study per week. The course will be delivered by a blend of experienced staff that have a wide and extensive range of qualifications and vocational knowledge. All staff have industrial experience in their chosen focus of study and complete frequent scholarly activities to update their knowledge and skills. This breadth and depth of module specific knowledge and experience allows the team to introduce the modules using innovative approaches and vocational context in the classroom which emulates with work based learners. Part-time classroom based delivery from 08.45 to 17.30 one day per week (day to be confirmed).

Tuition fees

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

Channel Islands
£4,000
for the whole course
England
£4,000
for the whole course
EU
£4,000
for the whole course
Northern Ireland
£4,000
for the whole course
Scotland
£4,000
for the whole course
Wales
£4,000
for the whole course

Extra funding

Heart of Worcestershire College is offering HE Boost award of up to £1500 each to all first year full time HE students and £750 for part time students. The funding will paid as 3 equal instalments at the end of October, January and May. If you are applying for your first year of your first Higher Education course and have “Firmly” accepted an offer of a place on a HE programme at Heart of Worcestershire College as your first choice (not insurance) you may be eligible. To be eligible you must meet the national criteria: • Normally resident in England • Have a household income of less than £25,000 (as assessed through Student Finance England) • Self funding, not sponsored by an employer, the NHS nor the Training and Development Agency for Schools. Please note that due to the limited nature of these funds meeting the criteria does not equate to an entitlement to the Boost award. Each application will be considered by the panel of senior staff based on the information provided.

The Uni


Course location:

Worcester

Department:

Engineering

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