Mechanical Engineering at East Sussex College - UCAS

East Sussex College

Degree level: Undergraduate
Awarded by: Pearson Education Ltd

Mechanical Engineering

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Course summary

Our HNC Mechanical and Manufacturing Engineering course can be studied as a stand-alone qualification, or as the first year of the HND qualification. During this Level 4 course you will gain a broad understanding of mechanical and manufacturing principles. Delivered alongside the HNC Electrical & Electronic Engineering, our expert tutors will give you a strong, sector-related emphasis on practical skills, and will help you to develop your existing knowledge of engineering. You will be able to expand your understanding of mathematics, modern design, and manufacturing techniques, as well as electrical principles to give you a broad understanding of all industrial needs. Visiting guest lecturers and industry experts will provide you with a thought-provoking insight into real-life engineering examples. You will be able to to work in your own dedicated space with access to the latest PC and Mac computer software, and smaller class sizes give you increased contact time with your tutors. With career progression in mind, by the end of the course you will have developed a good mix of practical and employability skills to further your career or progress onto higher levels of study.


During the core modules you will explore the details and principles that underpin analytical methods and engineering science. You will also undertake a personal project that will require you to use your creative abilities to design, implement and evaluate a solution to an engineering problem. You may also decide to expand your knowledge in advanced computer-aided design techniques, and the application of pneumatics and hydraulics to complete the qualification. Core modules:

  • Analytical Methods for Engineers
  • Engineering Science
  • Project Design, Implementation and Evaluation
Optional modules (offered subject to demand and availability of resources):
  • Business Management Techniques for Engineers
  • Engineering Design
  • Material Handling Systems
  • Advanced Computer-aided Design Techniques
  • Health, Safety and Risk Assessment in Engineering
- Applications of Pneumatics and Hydraulics

How to apply

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

Application codes

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Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

We welcome applications from mature students without formal qualifications, and will consider relevant work experience and/or a portfolio.

Additional entry requirements


English language requirements

TestGradeAdditional details
IELTS (Academic)6.5International students require a 6.5 overall with a 6 in writing.

Student Outcomes

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Fees and funding

Tuition fees

Channel Islands £5950 Year 1
Republic of Ireland £5950 Year 1
England £5950 Year 1
Northern Ireland £5950 Year 1
Scotland £5950 Year 1
Wales £5950 Year 1

Additional fee information

Studying with us will give you excellent value for money. Our lower fees, compared to many other universities, help you to save money, while getting the very best from our expert tutors.
Mechanical Engineering at East Sussex College - UCAS