Furness College has opted into the TEF and received a Silver award.
Acquisition of knowledge is mainly supported through lectures and directed learning. The role of directed learning increases as the course progresses. Understanding is reinforced through practical, tutorial and seminar work. This may involve a series of small exercises, extended case studies or discussions. Drop-in help sessions are provided to support particular areas
HNC Mechanical and Computer Aided Engineering requires 120 credits including a minimum of 40 at Level 5 or above. Level 4 FT1601 Engineering Mathematics - 10 credits FT1604 Aspects of Industrial Management - 20 credits FT1605 Mechanical Principles - 10 credits FT1606 Engineering Drawing and Design - 20 credits FT1707 Computer Aided Engineering - 20 credits Level 5 FT2600 Engineering Project - 20 credits FT2602 Engineering Science - 20 credits
Informal and formative feedback is provided in tutorial, seminar and practical classes through class discussion and individual advice. Formal assessment is through practical and written coursework, and time-constrained examinations, which may include on-line multiple-choice exams, traditional examinations, open-book examinations and partially-seen questions.
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Points of entry
The following entry points are available for this course:
- Year 1
|UCAS Tariff||120 points||120 UCAS tariff points at A Level within an appropriate subject Or BTEC Level 3 National Diploma in Mechanical Engineering, with at least a Merit in six modules including both Further Maths and an appropriate Mechanical science based module. OR An alternative equivalent qualification in an appropriate subject at the appropriate level to be determined via interview. AND 5 GCSEs at grade C or above including Maths and English Qualifications equivalent to the above. Key skills in Mathematics level 2 will be accepted as an alternative for GCSE Mathematics Key skills in Communication level 2 will be accepted as an alternative for GCSE English|
Fees and funding
|Northern Ireland||£6673||Year 1|
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