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Leicester College

Automotive Engineering

UCAS Code: 002G

Higher National Certificate - HNC

Entry requirements


A level

E,E

GCSE/National 4/National 5

Applicants are expected to hold GCSE English and maths at grade 4/C or equivalent.

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

PP

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

PPP

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About this course


Course option

1.0year

Full-time | 2019

This is a two year full-time Pearson Edexcel Higher National, where you will complete a Higher National Certificate (HNC) in year 1 that is equivalent to completing the first year of an honours degree at university. The Automotive Engineering HNC course is designed to enable students who have come through a vocational route to progress into higher education, building on the knowledge gained at level 3. With a career in engineering as your chosen route, this level 4 course offers a specific pathway into automotive engineering. On successful completion of the HNC course, you can continue to the Automotive Engineering Higher National Diploma level 5 at Leicester College. Both the HNC and HND are well regarded throughout industry and the academic world. Career opportunities include managerial and technical positions in automotive engineering. As an alternative to employment, at the end of the HND, you will be eligible to apply to a university to obtain a full honours degree in a related subject.

This course is scheduled to run from September 2019 and is subject to a College approval process to ensure it meets the expectations of university level study.

Modules

During the Automotive Engineering HNC you will study topics including: analytical methods for engineers, engineering science,
project design, implementation and evaluation, health, safety and risk assessment in engineering, business management, techniques for engineers, engine and vehicle design and performance, vehicle fault diagnosis, plan and coordinate vehicle maintenance, vehicle electronics and vehicle parts management.

All the units listed above are subject to change depending on the awarding body.

Assessment methods

For each unit of the course, you will undertake a range of either written and practical assignments, presentations and in-class controlled assessments or exams. These are graded at pass, merit or distinction. To achieve a pass, you need to meet the learning outcomes for each unit. Merits and distinction are awarded for higher level work that meets those descriptors. At the end of your course, your unit grades combine into one overall pass, merit or distinction grade for the HNC qualification.

Tuition fees

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England
£6,165
per year
EU
£6,165
per year
Northern Ireland
£6,165
per year
Scotland
£6,165
per year
Wales
£6,165
per year

The Uni


Course location:

Abbey Park Campus

Department:

Engineering

TEF rating:

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