University Centre Rotherham

Degree level: Undergraduate
Awarded by: Pearson Education Ltd

General Engineering

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Course summary

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About this Course This course provides advanced technical knowledge through general engineering principles, concepts and theory that includes both mechanical and electrical principles. You will also be encouraged to develop your technical, vocational and general engineering skills to equip you for a range of related occupations. Rotherham College and North Notts College have invested in new equipment and facilities, including mechatronics, PLC facilities, and metallurgy and science laboratories, with a further investment in the new engineering workshop facilities. The full-time HNC in General Engineering is designed to provide you with new opportunities including: Career development, Improved salary, Increased job satisfaction, Personal achievement Studying the HNC in General Engineering at either college means that you are able to study a nationally-recognised Higher Education qualification locally. The programme is a new QCF-approved Level 4 Higher National Certificate (HNC) Certificate with Pearson BTEC as the awarding body. The HNC lasts for one year and if you choose to take the HNC route you can top this up to the HND (Higher National Diploma) Level 5, by staying on at the College to complete the second year of the HND and can be studied at both our North Notts College and Rotherham College. ​Providing preparation for a range of technical and management careers in mechanical, electrical and electronic engineering. These courses will also enhance career opportunities and help meet aspirations to become a supervisor or manager. Modules Covered: Semester 1 -Engineering Maths -Engineering Science -Materials, Properties and Testing Semester 2 -Mechanical Principles -Electrical and Electronic Principles -Mechatronics Semester 3 -Managing a Professional Engineering Project -Engineering Design Progression

  • Upon successful completion of these courses, you could go into employment as an electrical or mechanical engineer or other related engineering occupations.​
  • Progress onto further study to complete the HND Level 5 in General Engineering.
Entry Requirements
  • A relevant Level 3 qualification
If you do not meet these requirements please contact us as we are able to consider applicants with other qualifications, relevant experience or personal circumstances on an individual basis.

Course details


How to apply

Application deadlines

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

15 January

*If you apply after this deadline, universities or colleges don’t have to consider your application if they’ve filled their spaces, so the sooner you apply, the better!

Application codes

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Course code3WWA
Institution code R52
Campus nameNorth Notts College - Worksop Campus
Campus codeW

Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

QualificationOfferFurther information
UCAS Tariff 48 points

Entry requirements for the HNC: •A full Level 3 qualification to include a minimum of BTEC Subsidiary Diploma in Engineering or a related subject •Level 3 Maths and Electrical Principles or a minimum of two A-Level equivalents in relevant subjects (e.g. Maths, Electronics, Physics)


Fees and funding

Tuition fees

England £4400 Year 1
Northern Ireland £4400 Year 1
Scotland £4400 Year 1
Wales £4400 Year 1

Additional fee information

No additional fees or cost information has been supplied for this course, please contact the provider directly.
General Engineering at University Centre Rotherham - UCAS