University Centre Farnborough

Degree level: Undergraduate
Awarded by: Pearson Education Ltd

Mechanical Engineering

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Course summary

TEF Bronze

University Centre Farnborough has opted into the TEF and received a Bronze award.

Find out more about the TEF.

The Higher National Certificate is a university-level qualification (Level 4) with a strong vocational emphasis. It is a nationally recognised qualification that equips you with the knowledge, understanding and skills needed to succeed in employment or the opportunity to progress to study at university. For people currently employed in a related field, an HNC provides the opportunity to upgrade knowledge and skills, combining work and study and may be a more cost-effective alternative to university study. This course is equivalent to the first year of a full time university-level programme. Our supportive environment for learning will give you the best opportunity to succeed by providing you with individual attention whilst studying. You will get to know all your teachers well and benefit from a supportive and friendly environment. The Higher National Certificate in Mechanical Engineering has been developed to focus on equipping individuals with the knowledge, understanding and skills needed to succeed in employment in the Mechanical Engineering Industries.

Course details

Modules

The Higher National Certificate in Mechanical Engineering has been developed to focus on equipping individuals with the knowledge, understanding and skills needed to succeed in employment in the Mechanical Engineering Industries. Indicative Modules:

  • Analytical Methods for Engineers
  • Engineering Science
  • Project Design, Implementation and Evaluation
Mechanical Pathway:
  • Mechanical Principles
  • Materials Engineering
  • Engineering Design
  • Further Mathematics for Technicians
  • Computer-aided Design and Manufacture
There is strong emphasis on analysis and evaluation of subject-specialist concepts and procedures. Learners will have the opportunity to develop a range of skills and techniques, personal qualities and attributes essential for successful performance in working life, enabling learners to make an immediate contribution providing flexibility knowledge skills and motivation as a basis for future studies and career.


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

You will need these codes when you add a choice to your application.

Course codeHH30
Institution code F66
Campus nameMain Site
Campus code-

Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

QualificationOfferFurther information
UCAS Tariff 48 points
Access to HE Diploma M: 15 credits P: 45 credits

Fees and funding

Tuition fees

England £5000 Year 1
Northern Ireland £5000 Year 1
Scotland £5000 Year 1
Wales £5000 Year 1
Channel Islands £5000 Year 1
EU £5000 Year 1
International £7500 Year 1

Additional fee information

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