Mechanical Engineering at Cambridge Regional College - UCAS

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Course summary

This 2 year 1 day per week course is designed to provide:

  • Training for technician in design research, development and service support activities in Engineering, Manufacturing and Electronics.
  • Progression to BTEC Level 5 HND Diploma in Engineering or Mechanical Engineering.
  • The language, knowledge and practical skills demanded in the Engineering Industry.
  • Technical certificates for the Higher Apprenticeship in Engineering.
Units of study include: Year 1 - Pearson BTEC Level 4 Higher National Certificate in Engineering (Mechanical Engineering) 2 Engineering Maths 3 Engineering Science 9 Materials, Properties and Testing Plus one optional unit from: 10 Mechanical Workshop Practices 32 CAD for Maintenance Engineers Year 2 - 1 Engineering Design 4 Managing a Professional Engineering Project (Pearson-set) 8 Mechanical Principles 13 Fundamentals of Thermodynamics and Heat Engines This is classed as a part-time course. On successful completion of this course, you will gain a BTEC Level 4 HNC Diploma. You can achieve a BTEC Level 5 HND Diploma by studying a further two years on successful completion of the BTEC Level 4 HNC Diploma. Home & EU students are eligible to apply for a part-time loan from Student Finance England.


This course is made up of the following units: Year 1 - Unit 2: Engineering Mathematics Unit 3: Engineering Science Unit 9: Materials, Properties and Testing Unit 32: CAD for Maintenance Engineers Year 2 - Unit 1: Engineering Design Unit 4: Managing a professional Engineering Project Unit 8: Mechanical Principles Unit 13: Fundamentals of Thermodynamics Please note - units are subject to change.

How to apply

Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

• 48 UCAS points (DD or PPP) • Relevant level 3 qualification eg BTEC, UAL, Access to HE Diploma or 2 A levels • GCSE English and maths at grade 4/C or above or demonstrated competency at L2 or above • Mature students without appropriate level 3 qualifications should have a keen interest in the subject and relevant work/industry experience

Fees and funding

Tuition fees

England £2745 Year 1
Northern Ireland £2745 Year 1
Scotland £2745 Year 1
Wales £2745 Year 1

Tuition fee status depends on a number of criteria and varies according to where in the UK you will study. For further guidance on the criteria for home or overseas tuition fees, please refer to the UKCISA website .

Additional fee information

No additional fees or cost information has been supplied for this course, please contact the provider directly.
Mechanical Engineering at Cambridge Regional College - UCAS