The programme evaluates the underpinning areas of engineering, processes, systems and technology with an emphasis on mechatronics, including various branches of science and mathematics. It is designed to provide students who are seeking to further their career in a range of mechatronics systems or robotics industries. The HNC provides students who have completed a BTEC Level 3 Diploma or Extended Diploma (or equivalent) in an Engineering discipline with a thorough understanding of eight further engineering subjects. On completion of the HNC in Engineering (Mechatronics Pathway), students can progress to the HND in General Engineering (Mechatronics Pathway) subject to grade achieved overall at HNC. For the Engineering (Mechatronics Pathway), students take the four mandatory core units, and an additional four optional units.
Unit 1: Engineering Design Unit 2: Engineering Maths Unit 3: Engineering Science Unit 4: Managing a Professional Engineering Project Unit 6: Mechatronics Unit 15: Automation, Robotics and PLC's Unit 8: Mechanical Principles Unit 19: Electrical & Electronic Principles
Assessment methods include a combination of written and practical assessments which must be submitted by set deadlines.
How to apply
This is the deadline for applications to be completed and sent for this course. If the university or college still has places available you can apply after this date, but your application is not guaranteed to be considered.
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
The Institute recognises a wide range of entry qualifications as being equivalent to A’ level standard; if students hold a qualification not listed above please contact the Institute's admissions team on +44 (0) 1472 311222 ext 434. International students must evidence they possess a satisfactory command of English language in terms of reading, writing, listening and are expected to have achieved Level B2 on the Common European Framework of Reference for Language (CEFR), as defined by UK Visas and Immigration.
Students will normally hold a BTEC Level 3 Diploma or Extended Diploma (or equivalent) in a relevant Engineering discipline.
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Fees and funding
|Northern Ireland||£5900||Year 1|
|Channel Islands||£5900||Year 1|
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