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University Centre Grimsby

Refrigeration & Air Conditioning Engineering

UCAS Code: R3G1

Foundation Degree in Science - FdSc

Entry requirements


UCAS Tariff

64

Applicants will require 64 UCAS points in an engineering related subject, or 60 Access-to-HE Credits (of which a minimum of 45 must be at Level 3). Applicants are required to hold English and Maths GCSE (or equivalent) at Grade C/4.

About this course


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Course option

2.0years

Full-time | 2020

Other options

3.0 years | Part-time | 2020

Advance your skills in refrigeration and air conditioning design on this unique course specifically designed to meet the UK skills shortage within the refrigeration industry.

The course is unique within the UK and has been designed to provide underpinning knowledge and skills in refrigeration and air conditioning design at levels 4 and 5.
The programme will develop skills and provide the basis for the refrigeration and air conditioning engineer to use higher level skills and knowledge to design systems that meet customers’ needs, allows for data logging and remote access to automation systems and understand the impact of automation on the work place and the future of work. You will initially study higher mathematics and engineering science skills focused for their application as a refrigeration and air conditioning engineer, before applying these skills to solve sector specific problems.
Our excellent workshop facilities allow the student to build and evaluate systems and components which can be used to support theory learned in the classroom and additionally gain skills which can be used to enhance their employment.
The course would ideally suit existing level 3 qualified engineers who want to advance their skills in refrigeration and air conditioning design, whilst still working within the industry.
The Foundation Degree has been designed to meet the skills shortage in the refrigeration industry and to provide successful graduates with the skills required to be able to design refrigeration and air-conditioning systems to meet the requirements of the customer.

Modules

Level 4

Mathematics for Engineers
Mechanical and Electrical Sciences
Thermo-fluids
Principles of Refrigeration and Air Conditioning
Management Planning
Study Skills in Engineering
The Philosophy of Controls

Level 5

Research Project
Advanced Mechanical and Electrical Sciences
Applications of Refrigeration
Applications of Air Conditioning
Advanced Mathematics for Engineers

Throughout the teaching the emphasis will be made on context and application of theory to practice to a relevant engineering design/management environment. In the learning and teaching approach we will utilise the experience of FRPERC.

Assessment methods

Assignments have been designed specifically to assess the specific skills you will need within the module in an applied manner linked to industry expectations.

Assessments include written reports, practical tasks, presentations, formal examinations and online activities.

Tuition fees

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Channel Islands
£8,500
per year
England
£8,500
per year
EU
£8,500
per year
International
£7,800
per year
Northern Ireland
£8,500
per year
Scotland
£8,500
per year
Wales
£8,500
per year

The Uni


Course location:

Nuns Corner Campus

Department:

Mechanical and Electrical Engineering

TEF rating:

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