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Mechanical Engineering

Yeovil College University Centre

UCAS Code: HMED | Higher National Diploma - HND

Entry requirements


Equivalent to 48 UCAS tariff points from associated subject(s)

Equivalent to 48 UCAS tariff points from associated subject(s)

Equivalent to 48 UCAS tariff points from associated subject(s)

Equivalent to 48 UCAS tariff points from associated subject(s)

UCAS Tariff

48

Equivalent to 48 UCAS tariff points from associated subject(s)

About this course


Course option

2.0years

Full-time | 2022

The Higher National Diploma (HND) in Mechanical Engineering allows students to achieve a qualification equivalent to the first two years of a degree. Taught by industry specialists dedicated to ensuring you acquire the skills and knowledge required to succeed in the sector, the programme offers the opportunity to develop an in-depth understanding of the various aspects of engineering and related professional standards.

**Work Experience and Industrial Placements**
There is no requirement for work experience or a work placement within an Engineering company, although it is encouraged for those that have not currently employed in the sector. Using our excellent links with local employers we will always support you in finding a suitable placement.

**Qualification Gained**
Pearson BTEC Level 5 Higher National Diploma in Mechanical Engineering.

**After the Course**
If you successfully achieve your programme of study, you will be awarded a Pearson Higher National Diploma (Level 5) in Mechanical Engineering after which there are a number of options open to you.

On successful completion of the HND Mechanical Engineering, you could apply to complete a top up to B Eng degree. Your other option would be to seek employment with an engineering company.

Modules

You will study a range of units that will develop your specialist knowledge and skills. Listed below are examples of units that are likely to be studied:

Year 1 (Level 4):
Engineering Design, Engineering Mathematics, Engineering Science, Managing a Professional Engineering Project, Mechanical Principles, Fundamentals of Thermodynamics and Heat Engines, Fluid Mechanics, Materials, Properties & Testing.

Year 2 (Level 5):
Research Project, Professional Engineering Management, Further Mathematics, Advanced Mechanical Principles, Virtual Engineering, Further Thermodynamics, Control Systems.

Please be aware that modules studied may change periodically to reflect developments in the discipline. Students can always find the most up-to-date information about your modules and who is teaching them in the course handbook.

As with all HE programmes, students are required to take ownership of their learning and development and should expect to spend time studying and completing assessment tasks with independence outside of lectures. Additional one to one support is available by student request in addition to the class contact time in taught sessions.

Assessment methods

You will be assessed using a range of methods including presentations, assignments and practical assessments.

Feedback will be provided to you in writing, along with information reflecting your performance and recommendations for improvement.

Tuition fees

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

England
£6,594
per year
EU
£6,594
per year
Northern Ireland
£6,594
per year
Scotland
£6,594
per year
Wales
£6,594
per year

The Uni


Course location:

Yeovil College University Centre

Department:

Engineering

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