Warwickshire College Group

Degree level: Undergraduate

General Engineering

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Course summary

TEF Bronze

Warwickshire College Group has opted into the TEF and received a Bronze award.

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The HND in General Engineering course is designed to develop your knowledge and skills across a broad range of electrical, electronic and mechanical engineering technologies that are essential to businesses in this rapidly evolving and dynamic sector of the economy. The course also aims to help you gain key transferable skills that are highly valued by employers. The broad curriculum will provide students with a firm grounding in engineering principles and techniques. Students will have the opportunity to develop and enhance crucial skills such as communication, teamwork, organising and planning, numeracy, problem solving, flexibility and adaptability, action planning, self-awareness, initiative, personal impact and confidence, environmental sustainability, and social, public and ethical responsibility. This two year BTEC course is designed for students wishing to progress or reinforce their studies prior to the final year of an honours degree or a career in engineering.

Course details


Modules may include: Year 1 – Level 4: Engineering Design Engineering Maths Engineering Science Managing a Professional Engineering Project Optional Modules: Mechanical Principles Electrical/ Electronic Principles Programmable Logic Controllers Computer Aided Design (CAD) for Engineering Year 2 – Level 5: Research Project Professional Engineering Management Further Mathematics Lean Manufacturing Optional Modules: Advanced Mech Principles Sustainability Further Electrical, Electronic and Digital Principles

Assessment method

There will be a wide range of assessment methods and equipment appropriate to the learning outcomes and assessment criteria, and all assessments consider the practices used within the engineering sector. Whilst credit is awarded at a threshold level of achievement only, grading arrangements will apply to individual units which will allow for the award of merit and distinction achievement according to Pearson's published grading criteria. Assessment is considered an important part of the learning process. In formulating the methods of assessment for this award and care has been taken to ensure that all assessments test the skills and knowledge needed in the Engineering working environment. Assessment methods will include reports, problem-based assignments and presentations. There may be classroom tests led by the tutor but there are no formal examinations.

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.

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
UCAS Tariff 48 points This may be derived from a Level 3 qualification in a related subject including units in Science and Further Mathematics or A Levels including Maths and Science.

All applicants will be assessed on individual experience and should be able to demonstrate a strong interest in a relevant sector of engineering and be able to study at higher education level.

Fees and funding

Tuition fees

EU £8735 Year 1
England £8735 Year 1
Northern Ireland £8735 Year 1
Scotland £8735 Year 1
Wales £8735 Year 1

Additional fee information

No additional fees or cost information has been supplied for this course, please contact the provider directly.

Provider information

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Warwickshire College Group
Warwick New Road
Leamington Spa
CV32 5JE

Clearing contact details

Clearing Hotline

0330 135 6840

Course Clearing information

Additional information

Thinking about applying for a degree course? Haven’t secured a place yet? Don’t panic! You can apply for a place here at Warwickshire College Group. Unsure how Clearing works? You can find everything you need to know here or you can give our dedicated Admissions Team a call on 0330 135 6840 for further information and assistance on your application journey.

Course contact details

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0300 45 600 49

General Engineering at Warwickshire College Group - UCAS