University Centre Peterborough

Degree level: Undergraduate

HNC Mechanical Engineering (Edexcel Level 4)

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Course summary

The Edexcel Level 4 HNC in Mechanical Engineering provides a specialist work-related programme of study that covers the key knowledge, understanding and practical skills required in the engineering sector and also offers particular specialist emphasis through the choice of specialist units. Edexcel Level 4 HNCs provide a nationally recognised qualification (120 credits) offering career progression and professional development for those already in employment and opportunities to progress on to an honours degree programme. The qualification is delivered at Peterborough Regional College and can be studied full-time or part-time. Successful completion of this course allows progression onto the new BEng (Hons) Mechanical and Manufacturing Engineering (subject to validation).

Course details


Further Maths for Technicians Materials Engineering Advanced 3D CAD Research Project Engineering Science Analytical Methods for Engineers Mechanical Principles Project Design, Implementation and Evaluation. *It should be noted that the Qualifications Credit framework (QCF) will be discontinued in December 2017. It will be replaced by the Regulated Qualifications Framework (RQF). The new course outline will be available in the 2018/19 prospectus. As such the course detail above is accurate for entry in September 2017. It should be noted that we will not have a January entry point for January 2018

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 codeH300
Institution code P56
Campus nameUniversity Centre Peterborough
Campus code-

Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1

International applicants

Unfortunately, UCP are unable to recruit International Students.

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

QualificationOfferFurther information
UCAS Tariff •A BTEC Level 3 National Certificate or Diploma in an engineering discipline or Access to HE qualification •2 A-Levels in Maths and a Science subject •Plus GCSE Grade C or above in English, Maths and Science.

Additional entry requirements


Fees and funding

Tuition fees

EU £6000* Year 1
England £6000* Year 1
Northern Ireland £6000* Year 1
Scotland £6000* Year 1
Wales £6000* Year 1
Channel Islands £6000* Year 1

*This is a provisional fee and subject to change.

Additional fee information

No additional fees or cost information has been supplied for this course, please contact the provider directly.
HNC Mechanical Engineering (Edexcel Level 4) at University Centre Peterborough - UCAS