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Loughborough College

Engineering (Mechanical)

UCAS Code: 003H

Higher National Diploma - HND

Entry requirements


GCSE/National 4/National 5

GCSE (or equivalent) English Language and Maths Grade 4/C or above

UCAS Tariff

64

A Level subjects with a mathematical or analytical bias OR a Level 3 BTEC qualification in a relevant engineering discipline

100%
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About this course


Course option

2.0years

Full-time | 2020

The HND Mechanical Engineering gives you opportunities to learn and understand the core principles and technologies that underpin Mechanical Engineering. This will be an essential platform for tackling many mechanical tasks and developing a more in-depth knowledge of Mechanical Engineering.

Designed to meet the needs of employers in Mechanical Engineering and Management, the HND level is primarily intended to give students the opportunity to develop sound practical mechanical investigation, construction, measuring, testing and project skills, these are critical to being a good mechanical engineering technician.

Studied over two years, the course content is directly relevant to the profession to enable students to make an immediate or on-going difference in employment.

During the qualification you will develop a knowledge and understanding across a range of core Mechanical Principles, Engineering Design, Engineering Maths, Engineering Science and the Fundamentals of Thermodynamics and Heat Engines.

This course has been developed in collaboration with our external partners to ensure that your education is relevant and up to date. Emphasising the importance of work-based experience, you will have the opportunity to apply your knowledge to existing companies and gain valuable skills that will inform your future practice. You will be expected to complete a level of self-directed study throughout the duration of this course, and we require you to commit a dedicated amount of time to your learning both in and out of college.

This course is also available as HNC option.

Features and Benefits
- Study a course that provides you with the essential skills and experience to enhance your employability or prepare you for further study.

- Study in a supportive environment, with a range of services at your fingertips to help you reach your full potential.

- Access to our specialist Engineering Labs and industry relevant software, equipment, resources and expertise

- Loughborough College was awarded TEF Silver 2017.

- Be a full member of Loughborough Students Union- consistently voted No.1 for student experience.

Modules

HNC Modules:
Mechanical Principles, Engineering Design, Engineering Maths, Engineering Science, Managing a Professional Engineering Project, Computer Aided Design (CAD), Fluid Mechanics and Fundamentals of Thermodynamics and Heat Engines

HNC Modules + HND Modules:
Research project, Further Maths, Thermo Fluids, Virtual Engineering, Advanced Mechanical Principles, Further Thermo Dynamics and Professional Engineering Management.

Assessment methods

The programme uses a variety of assessment techniques to ensure that you can demonstrate the range of learning outcomes. Subject knowledge and understanding is assessed through examinations, coursework essays, coursework reports, individual or group presentations, written evaluations, debates and posters will be used as other forms of assessment. These also assess a range of transferable skills, including confidence in academic written communication.

Tuition fees

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£7,395
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£7,395
per year
EU
£7,395
per year
International
£7,395
per year
Northern Ireland
£7,395
per year
Scotland
£7,395
per year
Wales
£7,395
per year

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Course location:

Loughborough College

Department:

Engineering

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