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Chichester College

General Engineering

UCAS Code: H650

Higher National Diploma - HND

Entry requirements


A level

C,C

A typical offer of subjects at C grade in related subjects e.g. maths, physics, engineering, D&T, Product Design.

Access to HE Diploma

M:30,P:15

All students complete an Interview. Industrial experience and relevant industrial qualifications will be considered at interview.

GCSE/National 4/National 5

GCSE at grades C/4 or above are required in English Language, Mathematics, Science

International Baccalaureate Diploma Programme

30-45

Students are required to have at least 3 subjects relating to the subject of the course, e.g. Mathematics, Physics, Engineering, D&T, Product Design.

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

MMM

BTEC Level 3 Diploma in Engineering with an overall grade of Merit, industrial experience and relevant industrial qualifications will be considered at interview.

Scottish Higher

C,C,D,D,D,D

All students complete an Interview. A typical offer of a combination of Level 3 Higher Diploma including relevant subjects e.g. Mathematics, Physics, Engineering, D&T, Product Design. Standard/Nationals Mathematics and English Language are preferred at grade C or above.

UCAS Tariff

64-96

All students complete an Interview. A typical offer of either a combination of GCE A levels/Level 3 Diploma or an Extended Diploma at overall Merit. GCSE Mathematics and English Language are preferred at grade C or above.

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About this course


Course option

2.0years

Full-time | 2020

.This course develops a wide range of engineering skills to prepare you for the exciting world of modern engineering. Subjects cover the underpinning maths and science as well as exploring the core skills required for 21st century engineers such as materials, CAD, project management, automation and robotics, programming, electronics, design, workshop practices and research/development. The HND programme offers an excellent way to a study towards a degree level programme in Engineering with all the benefits of staying local and with small class sizes and the close support of industrially and educationally experienced lecturers. Students also benefits from academic and pastoral 1:1 tutorials, directed self-study and assignment workshops. The programme will be delivered in a variety of relevant learning environments which will help to support development self-study skills. A variety of practical and theoretical applications will be used to reinforce the learning along with a strong emphasis on work related learning within the industry. At the end of the course, you will have the opportunity to celeThe HND provides progression towards professional status, direct employment or entry to the later stages of an appropriate degree. Relevant careers paths include all areas of engineering and related technical and professional roles.brate your achievement with a full graduation ceremony at Chichester Cathedral.
The HND provides progression towards professional status, direct employment or entry to the later stages of an appropriate degree. Relevant careers paths include all areas of engineering and related technical and professional roles.

Modules

The programme consists of eight mandatory units in addition to a seven specialist units. The mandatory units are: Engineering Design (L4), Engineering Maths (L4), Engineering Science (L4), Managing a Professional Engineering Project (L4), Research Project (L5), Further Mathematics (L5) and Lean Manufacturing (L5). Specialist units are selected by the centre and may vary. Units will be confirmed for each academic year on induction. Example unit titles include: CAD for Maintenance Engineers (L4), Materials Properties and testing (L4), Mechanical Workshop Practices (L4), Automation, Robotics and Programmable Logic Controllers (L4), Computer Aided Design and Manufacture (CAD/CAM) (L4), Virtual Engineering (L5), Embedded Systems (L5), Advanced Manufacturing Technology (L5), Commercial Programming Software (L5) and Analogue Electronic Systems (L5).

Assessment methods

Students complete a number of formal assignments for each unit which are assessed internally and count towards the unit grade and overall qualification grade. Assignments must be submitted electronically before a set deadline and may include a variety of evidence types including written work/reports, presentations, worked solutions and practical work observation.

Tuition fees

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Channel Islands
£6,500
per year
England
£6,500
per year
EU
£6,500
per year
Northern Ireland
£6,500
per year
Scotland
£6,500
per year
Wales
£6,500
per year

The Uni


Course location:

Chichester Campus

Department:

Engineering

TEF rating:

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