City of Liverpool College University Centre

Degree level: Undergraduate
Awarded by: Pearson Education Ltd

Engineering (General)

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Course summary

TEF Silver

City of Liverpool College University Centre has opted into the TEF and received a Silver award.

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The purpose of BTEC Higher Nationals in Engineering is to develop students as professional, self-reflecting individuals who are able to meet the demands of employers in the rapidly evolving engineering sector and adapt to a constantly changing world. The qualifications also aim to widen access to higher education and enhance the career prospects of those who undertake them. Holders of the Level 5 Higher National Diploma will have developed a sound understanding of the principles in their field of study, and will have learned to apply those principles more widely. Through this they will have learned to evaluate the appropriateness of different approaches to solving problems. They will be able to perform effectively in their chosen field, and will have the qualities necessary for employment in situations requiring the exercise of personal responsibility and decision-making. The HND top-up in General Engineering provides a specialist work-related programme of study that covers the key knowledge, understanding and practical skills required in the Engineering sector. In this pathway students take two mandatory core units, two specialist units and additional three optional units.

Course details


In this pathway students take two mandatory core units, two specialist units and additional three optional units. Core/specialist units - all four units must be taken: • Research project • Professional Engineering Management (Pearson Set Assignment) • Further Mathematics • Lean Manufacturing. Optional units – three to be choses from list below: • Advanced Mechanical Principles • Sustainability • Manufacturing Systems Engineering • Further Electrical, Electronic and Digital Principles • Further Control Systems Engineering.

Assessment method

The course is assessed through a blend of assignments, practical activities, activity write-ups, coursework/research projects, project reports and presentations. Analysis and problem-solving skills are developed and assessed through coursework and laboratory/workshop activities. Practical, research and design skills are developed and assessed through coursework, assignments and laboratory/workshop activities.

How to apply

This course has restrictions on who can apply.

The CoLC is not licensed to receive applications from international applicants.

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Vauxhall Road Centre
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Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1

Entry requirements

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Unistats information

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Fees and funding

Tuition fees

England £7283 Year 1
Northern Ireland £7283 Year 1
Scotland £7283 Year 1
Wales £7283 Year 1

Additional fee information

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Engineering (General) at City of Liverpool College University Centre - UCAS