Engineering (General Engineering) at BMet (Birmingham Metropolitan College) - UCAS

Course summary

The HNC Engineering (General Engineering) course will provide you with a good grounding in the theory and skills required to support a range of job roles in engineering. The content covers modules both in electronic and mechanical/manufacturing engineering and therefore will provide benefit to students working in multidisciplinary job roles. The course is aimed at Senior Technician level. If you are currently employed in the industry, the course will increase your skills and knowledge to become a more effective practitioner and enhance your promotion prospects. If you are looking for employment in this field, this course will provide you with the relevant technical knowledge, understanding of the industry and opportunities available and the skills required to be of interest to a range of employers. Delivery will focus on the theory, design, and evaluation of electronic and mechanical systems.


The HNC course consists of 8 modules, totalling 120 credits, titled: Electrical and Electronic Principles Electronic Devices and Circuits Engineering Design Engineering Maths Engineering Science Instrumentation and Control Managing a Professional Engineering Project Mechanical Principles

Assessment method

The course is assessed through a wide range of assessment methods including assignment, case study, project and examination.

How to apply

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James Watt College
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Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1

International applicants

BMet do not hold a Tier 4 sponsor licence with UK Visas and Immigration, therefore, we are unable to accept international students on our courses.

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

You are required to have a minimum of 2 GCSEs at Grade C/4 or above in English and Maths. We will accept Level 2 equivalences for English and Maths in place of GCSEs. We encourage applications from students who do not meet the entry requirements outlined but can demonstrate ability through work experience, portfolio of evidence or successful interview.

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Additional entry requirements

Admission tests


Institutions Own Test (IOT)

If you do not hold a Level 2 English and/or Maths qualification you may be required to undertake an initial assessment to ascertain your current literacy and/or numeracy levels and/or a free writing assessment.

English language requirements

Students whose first language is not English must have a minimum standard of English at IELTS Level 5.5 with no element below 5.0.

Student Outcomes

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Fees and funding

Tuition fees

EU £6500 Year 1
England £6500 Year 1
Northern Ireland £6500 Year 1
Scotland £6500 Year 1
Wales £6500 Year 1
Channel Islands £6500 Year 1
Republic of Ireland £6500 Year 1

Additional fee information

Please note that the tuition fee stated is charged per year of study and we intend to increase tuition fees in subsequent years using the Retail Price Index (RPI-X). BMet do not hold a Tier 4 sponsor licence with UK Visas and Immigration, therefore, we are unable to accept international students on our courses.
Engineering (General Engineering) at BMet (Birmingham Metropolitan College) - UCAS