Cardiff and Vale College

Degree level: Undergraduate
Awarded by: Pearson Education Ltd


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Course summary

There is a growing skills gap and a talent shortage in the Engineering workforce. Environmental sustainability, efficiency and advanced manufacturing have become imperative for customers. Fortunately, advances in technology give us the opportunity to have a positive impact on our people, society and planet. Engineers design, make and improve the vast range of technology that surrounds us, from cars and aircraft to sports trainers, mobile devices and wide range of advanced manufacturing processes. Engineers have shaped much of the modern world. They have given us the mobile phone, nuclear power stations, mechanical respirators, 3D printing and semiconductors and the list goes on. The HNC Engineering offers a number of options for those looking to progress their careers in Engineering. If you have studied a level 3 in General Engineering, Electrical / Electronics, Manufacturing, Mechanical or Mechatronics then this is the ideal stepping stone to a Degree or future career options.

Course details


Core Modules include: Engineering Design, Engineering Science, Engineering Maths and Managing a Professional Engineering Project.

Assessment method

The course uses a range of assessment methods, including tests, examinations, assignments, case studies and projects (work related).

How to apply

Application codes

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International Centre for Aerospace Training (ICAT)
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Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

Mature applicants (aged 21+) who do not have the standard entry requirements but have relevant work experience, will be considered

Please click the following link to find out more about qualification requirements for this course

English language requirements

TestGradeAdditional details
IELTS (Academic)5.5Reading and Writing must be at 5.5
PTE Academic51

We also accept other English language examination equivalents. The standard requirement is equivalent to Common European Framework of Reference (CEFR) level B2

Unistats information

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Fees and funding

Tuition fees

England £6000* Year 1
Northern Ireland £6000* Year 1
Scotland £6000* Year 1
Wales £6000* Year 1
Channel Islands £6000* Year 1
Republic of Ireland £6000* Year 1
EU £12000* Year 1
International £12000* Year 1

*This is a provisional fee and subject to change.

Additional fee information

Students have access to a wide range of resources including textbooks, publications, and computers in the College library and via online resources. In most cases they are more than sufficient to complete a course of study. Where there are additional costs, either obligatory or optional, these are detailed on the College website (on individual course pages). Of course students may choose to purchase their own additional personal resources/tools over and above those listed to support their studies at their own expense. All stationery and printing costs are at a student’s own expense. EU students who have settled or pre-settled status in the UK under the EU Settlement Scheme, may be eligible for student finance and be designated as a home student for fees purposes. Irish nationals are eligible for support under the Common Travel Area arrangement.

Sponsorship information

CAVC has a range of bursaries and scholarships that students on undergraduate, higher education programmes can apply for to support their studies. Applicants can find more information by visiting the college website

Engineering at Cardiff and Vale College - UCAS