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Chichester College

Mechanical Engineering

UCAS Code: MCNG

Higher National Certificate - HNC

Entry requirements


A level

C,C,C-C,D,D

All students complete an Audition/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.

Access to HE Diploma

M:30,P:15

All students complete an Audition/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.

GCSE/National 4/National 5

Typical offer will be made to applicants with sound qualifications in English Language, Maths and Science alongside a Level 3 qualification.

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

MMM-MMP

All students complete an Audition/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.

Scottish Higher

C,C,D,D,D,D

All students complete an Audition/Interview. A typical offer of either a combination of Level 3 Higher Diploma including relevant subjects. Standard/Nationals Mathematics and English Language are preferred at grade C or above.

UCAS Tariff

80-96

All students complete an Audition/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.

About this course


Course option

2.0years

Part-time | 2019

The Higher National Diploma in Mechanical Engineering to modern engineering and technology preparing students for work in the engineering industry or for a top-up to a full engineering degree at university. The emphasis is on implementing engineering solutions for the modern engineering environment. The course gives students the opportunity to take advantage of excellent engineering facilities situated in a purpose built environment. Students benefit from a large amount of tutor led class time (up to 14 hours a week) from our professional, friendly, and approachable staff. As a practically based course delivered through supported workshops, it’s a ‘doing’ experience in preference to a ‘listening’ one. Each module is assessed by individual or group coursework assignments. The course includes a full range of electrical and electronic engineering skills and technologies.
This course is designed for students who aspire to work within the mechanical engineering sector. Students will develop; ability to integrate a range of concepts, knowledge and skills relating to Engineering, ability to apply complex theories to practical realistic work situations in the Engineering sector, independence of approach to study and the generation of evidence, ability to engage with complex and/or unpredictable situations in mechanical engineering contexts, ability to take responsibility to manage and direct their own and others’ activities, insight and judgment in relation to the margins and consequences of error, research and investigative skills, responsiveness to change and ability to multi-task, ability to innovate and work in a creative way.

Modules

The new RQF qualification consists of 8 units. There is a required mix of Mandatory, Specialist and Optional units. You will study your mandatory units in your 1st year and your optional and specialist units in the 2nd year. Mandatory units: Engineering Design, Engineering Maths, Engineering Science, Managing a Professional Engineering Project Specialist units: Mechanical Principles, Fundamentals of Thermodynamics and Heat Engines. Optional Units: Production Engineering for Manufacture, Quality and Process Improvement. 2nd year Mandatory units: Research Project, Professional Engineering Management. Specialist Units: Advanced Systems Engineering, Virtual Engineering, Further Mathematics Optional Units: Manufacturing Systems Engineering, Lean Manufacturing

Tuition fees

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England
£3,250
per year
EU
£3,250
per year
Northern Ireland
£3,250
per year
Scotland
£3,250
per year
Wales
£3,250
per year

The Uni


Course location:

Crawley College

Department:

Engineering

TEF rating:

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