University Centre Rotherham

Degree level: Undergraduate
Awarded by: Pearson Education Ltd

General Engineering

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Course summary

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About this Course: This programme is a new QCF-approved Level 5 Higher National Diploma (HND) Diploma with Pearson BTEC as the awarding body. This course is a continuation from the Level 4 Higher National Certificate (HNC) which provides advanced technical knowledge through general engineering principles, concepts and theory that includes both mechanical and electrical principles. The courses also provide the higher-level technical, vocational and general engineering skills to equip you for a range of related occupations. Rotherham College and North Notts College have invested in new equipment and facilities, including mechatronics, PLC facilities, and metallurgy and science laboratories, with a further investment in the new engineering workshop facilities. The full-time HND in General Engineering is designed to provide you with new opportunities including: Career development, Improved salary, Increased job satisfaction and Personal achievement. Studying the HND in General Engineering at either college means that you are able to study a nationally-recognised Higher Education qualification locally. ​ The HND will also enhance career opportunities and help meet aspirations to become a supervisor or manager. This course is available to study at both North Notts and Rotherham College. Modules Covered: Level 5 Semester 1 -Further Maths -Lean Manufacturing -Distributed Control Systems Semester 2 -Professional Engineering Project -Industrial Systems -Further PLC's Semester 3 -Research Project Progression:

  • Upon successful completion of these courses, you could go into employment as an electrical or mechanical engineer or other related engineering occupations.
  • Progress onto an engineering degree ​
Entry Requirements: The HND is an 18-month top-up from the HNC General Engineering. The units gained on your HNC must be transferable to suit the HND matrix. If you do not meet these requirements please contact us as we are able to consider applicants with other qualifications, relevant experience or personal circumstances on an individual basis.

Course details


How to apply

Application deadlines

If your application is completed by the following date, it’s guaranteed to be considered:

15 January

*If you apply after this deadline, universities or colleges don’t have to consider your application if they’ve filled their spaces, so the sooner you apply, the better!

Application codes

You will need these codes when you add a choice to your application.

Course code7C2W
Institution code R52
Campus nameNorth Notts College - Worksop Campus
Campus codeW

Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

QualificationOfferFurther information
UCAS Tariff 48 points

Entry requirements for the HND: •The HND is a one year top-up from the HNC in General Engineering. The units gained on your HNC must be transferable to suit the HND matrix •Those with significant work experience in the industry may also be considered following interview to assess suitability for the course


Fees and funding

Tuition fees

England £6900 Year 1
Northern Ireland £6900 Year 1
Scotland £6900 Year 1
Wales £6900 Year 1

Additional fee information

No additional fees or cost information has been supplied for this course, please contact the provider directly.
General Engineering at University Centre Rotherham - UCAS