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Course summary

This programme will help you develop a wide range of engineering skills to help prepare you for the exciting world of modern engineering. Subjects cover the underpinning maths and science as well as exploring the core skills required for 21st century engineers such as materials, CAD, project management, automation and robotics, programming, design, workshop practices and research/development. This programme offers an excellent way to study towards a degree level course in Engineering with all the benefits of staying local with small class sizes and the close support of industry and educationally experienced lecturers. Students also benefit from academic and pastoral 1:1 tutorials, directed self-study and assignment workshops. The HND is 2 years full-time and you will complete the HNC during the first year of students. You can also complete the HNC two years part-time (fees and information on request). Special features of this programme include; you can progress onto a final top-up year and achieve a full degree; access to industrial software; Small group sizes to ensure you get the support you need to succeed; opportunity to celebrate your achievements with a full graduation ceremony.

This Higher Technical Qualification is approved against occupational standards decided by employers. Learn more about Higher Technical Qualifications.


HNC Modules: • Engineering Design • Engineering Maths • Engineering Science • Managing a Professional Engineering Project • Materials Properties & Testing • Mechanical Workshop Practices • 2D CAD • 3D CAD

Assessment method

Students complete a number of formal assignments for each unit which are assessed internally and count towards the unit grade and overall qualification grade. Assignments must be submitted electronically before a set deadline and may include a variety of evidence types including written work/reports, presentations, worked solutions and practical work observation.

How to apply

Application codes

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

English as a second language at IELTS 6.0 or equivalent. Mature students with suitable experience and/or portfolio of work are welcome to make an application and attend an interview and/or audition.

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

English language requirements

TestGradeAdditional details
IELTS (Academic)5.5No factor below 5.5 for reading and writing. For those resident in the UK who have suitable work experience, a college English test is available to show competency in English.
Institution's Own TestAs part of your interview, you may be asked to prepare/complete a written assessment.

Unistats information

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Fees and funding

Tuition fees

England £6800* Year 1
Northern Ireland £6800* Year 1
Scotland £6800* Year 1
Wales £6800* Year 1

*This is a provisional fee and subject to change.

Additional fee information

Fees are subject to confirmation for September 2024 (January 2024) Please contact CCG International Admissions for all non-UK fees; [email protected]
Engineering for England at Chichester College Group (inc Brinsbury, Chichester, Crawley, Northbrook & Worthing Colleges) - UCAS