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Course summary

Turn your career up to full throttle and join a rapidly growing industry. Combining business acumen and engineering fundamentals, our challenging HND will qualify you as a technical engineer. Our emphasis on practical experience and work placements guides you into employment, supporting your career beyond your diploma. Our Manufacturing Engineering HND covers both traditional and contemporary areas of knowledge. Alongside business knowledge that will allow you to manage effectively, you’ll also acquire a well-rounded understanding of multiple aspects of engineering. Additionally, you’ll understand manufacturing processes and technology. Our industry focused HND allows you to meet employer needs, regardless of your career aims. Our selection of modules goes beyond the basics; you’ll broaden your practical understanding of manufacturing and engineering, conduct your own research study and explore emerging practices such as lean manufacturing. In addition to the knowledge gained, put your theory into practice through our research and engineering projects. If you are not already in employment, we’ll also support you with your work placement, with the end goal of you moving into relevant employment after studying.


Modules may include Year 1 (Level 4) Engineering Design (15 credits) Engineering Maths (15 credits) Engineering Science (15 credits) Managing a Professional Engineering Project (15 credits) Machining and Processing of Engineering Materials (15 credits) Engineering Management (15 credits) Production Engineering for Manufacture (15 credits) Quality and Process Improvement (15 credits) Year 2 (Level 5) Research Project (30 credits) Professional Engineering Management (Pearson-set) (15 credits) Further Mathematics (15 credits) Manufacturing Systems Engineering (15 credits) Lean Manufacturing (15 credits) Advanced Manufacturing Technology (15 credits) Further Control Systems Engineering (15 credits)

Assessment method

The assessments are scheduled so that deadline clashes are minimised and the main assessment mechanisms are: Assignments (tasks include maths problems, presentations, essays or reports) Project work A minimal quantity of exams

How to apply

This course is not accepting applications from students requiring a Student visa. For more information, please contact the course provider.

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Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

GCSE Maths and English (C/4 grade or above), two relevant A-levels (grade D or above), relevant BTEC Level 3/National Diploma at MM or above. Industrial experience will also be considered. English: Level B2 (CEFR), PTE 51, IELTS 6 (no element lower than 5.5) or equivalent. T Levels: In a relevant subject.

Additional entry requirements


All suitable applicants will be required to attend a formal interview.


All suitable applicants will be required to complete and pass an initial assessment and provide a satisfactory reference.

Unistats information

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Fees and funding

Tuition fees

England £7950 Year 1
Northern Ireland £7950 Year 1
Scotland £7950 Year 1
Wales £7950 Year 1

Additional fee information

Fees are charged per academic year.

Provider information

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University Centre Leeds, Leeds City College
University Centre Leeds
Park Lane

Clearing contact details

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Monday to Thursday 9.00am-5.00pm Friday 9.00am-4.30pm

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Manufacturing Engineering at University Centre Leeds, Leeds City College - UCAS