City of Sunderland College

Degree level: Undergraduate

General Engineering

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Course summary

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4 Core units (Mandatory) Year 1 • Engineering Design (L4) • Engineering Maths (L4) • Engineering Science (L4) • Professional Engineering Management (Pearson Set) (L4) Optional Units • 4 further units to complete all at (L4) 2 Core units (Mandatory) Year 2 • Research Project (L5) • Professional Engineering Management (Pearson Set) (L5) 2 Specialist units Year 2 • Further Mathematics (L5) • Lean Manufacturing (L5) Optional Units • 3 additional units to complete at (L5) .Note:- Optional units not listed here may be changed. This would be to suit individual cohorts of students needing specific units after discussion with the curriculum team and representative employers. The Edexcel BTEC Level 5 HND programme must contain a minimum of 120 credits at level 5.

Course details


4 Mandatory Core Units Engineering Science (L4) Analytical Methods for Engineers (L4) Project Design, Implementation and Evaluation (L5) Manufacturing , Planning and Scheduling Principles (L5) Optional Specialist units Health safety & Risk Assessment (L4) Engineering Design (L5) Manufacturing Process (L4) Business Management Techniques for Engineers (L4) Computer Aided Design and Manufacture (L5) Materials Engineering (L4) Statistical Process Control (L5) Management of Projects (L4) Managing the Work of Individuals and Teams (L5) Further Analytical Methods for Engineers (L5) Advanced Computer-aided Design Techniques (L4) Computer-aided Machining (L4) Note:- All optional units are not shown here and some may be changed to suit individual cohorts of students after discussion with the curriculum team and representative employers. The Edexcel BTEC Level 5 HND programme must contain a minimum of 65 credits at level 4 and a minimum of 125 credits at level 5.

How to apply

Application deadlines

If your application is completed by the following date, it’s guaranteed to be considered:

15 January

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Application codes

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Please select a course option – you will then see the application code you need to use to apply for the course.

Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

QualificationOfferFurther information
Pearson BTEC Level 3 National Extended Diploma (first teaching from September 2016) PPP A Level 3 Diploma in engineering or Operations and Maintenance Engineering

The course leader will review your profile of qualifications and/or experience held, considering whether this profile shows an ability to progress to a Level 4 qualification. If you have recently been in education, the entry profile is likely to include one of the following: • a Level 3 Diploma in Engineering or Operations and Maintenance Engineering • a relevant ‘A’ Level Programme • related work experience If you are a mature learner you may present a more varied profile of achievement that is likely to include extensive work experience (paid and/or unpaid) and/or achievement of a range of professional qualifications in your work sector.

Additional entry requirements


Fees and funding

Tuition fees

England £5999 Year 1
Northern Ireland £5999 Year 1
Scotland £5999 Year 1
Wales £5999 Year 1

Additional fee information

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General Engineering at City of Sunderland College - UCAS