Mechanical Engineering at East Sussex College - UCAS

East Sussex College

Degree level: Undergraduate
Awarded by: Pearson Education Ltd

Mechanical Engineering

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Course summary

Our HND Mechanical and Manufacturing Engineering course is a two year full-time qualification that will give you a broad understanding of mechanical and manufacturing principles. This course is perfect if are looking to continue your education at a higher level, with the aim of employment afterwards. The first year is delivered alongside the Electrical & Electronic Engineering course, where our expert tutors will provide you with strong, sector-related content and an emphasis on practical skills to help you expand your existing knowledge of engineering. You will focus on mathematics, modern design, and manufacturing techniques, as well as electrical principles to give you a broad understanding of all industrial needs. Specialisms will take place in the second year where you will have the opportunity to hone your skills in manufacturing disciplines. By the end of the course you will have developed a good mix of practical and employability skills to further your career or progress onto a top-up degree. You can undertake this course full-time over two years to include an HNC qualification in the first year. If you already have an HNC, you can join the second year to study full-time for your HND, or study part-time for the HND over two years.


Building on the skills and techniques you have gained from previous study and your experience, you will be introduced to advanced techniques such as Computer Aided Design Engineering, Instrumentation and Control, and Testing to give you an understanding of why this is so important in the engineering world. This course will give you a broad mix of units, so you are able to experience a wide range of engineering challenges to learn from. Units include:

  • Analytical methods for engineers
  • Engineering science
  • Instrumentation and control
  • Business management techniques
  • Materials
  • Mechanical principles
  • Advanced CAD techniques
- Project design, implementation and evaluation

How to apply

Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

Additional entry requirements



You will need to complete a take-home maths assessment before or after interview.

English language requirements

TestGradeAdditional details
IELTS (Academic)6.56.5 overall with mimimum 6 in writing.

Student Outcomes

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Fees and funding

Tuition fees

England £2975 Year 1
Northern Ireland £2975 Year 1
Scotland £2975 Year 1
Wales £2975 Year 1
Channel Islands £2975 Year 1
Republic of Ireland £2975 Year 1

Additional fee information

Studying with us will give you excellent value for money. Our lower fees, compared to many other universities, help you to save money, while getting the very best from our expert tutors.
Mechanical Engineering at East Sussex College - UCAS