Loughborough College

Engineering (General) Loughborough College Degree level: Undergraduate Awarded by: Pearson Education Ltd

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TEF Gold

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This programme is designed to give you the flexibility and technical capability to be one of the engineers of the future, by exploring the integrated nature of engineering in general. This includes design, manufacture, maintenance, mechanical and electronic and electrical engineering. You could apply this knowledge across a huge range of industries, from food to plastics or pharmaceuticals. You could also work in utilities or even the armed forces.

The HND qualification is widely recognised in its own right and provides students with the skills required for employment in a broad range of industries with either a managerial or technical bias.

With this course you will gain skills and knowledge across a range of core and more specialist units. The course will suit you if you’ve completed relevant studies at an advanced level (A Level or equivalent) or have relevant industry experience and want to pursue a career in engineering.

This course has been developed in collaboration with our external partners to ensure that your education is relevant and up to date. Emphasising the importance of work-based experience, you will have the opportunity to apply your knowledge to existing companies and gain valuable skills that will inform your future practice. You will be expected to complete a level of self-directed study throughout the duration of this course, and we require you to commit a dedicated amount of time to your learning both in and out of college.

The course contains significant project-based learning including laboratory investigations, design work, projects, case studies and tutorials. This course is also available as HNC option.

Progression Opportunities:
This course will prepare you for the next level in your career, enhancing your employability. On successful completion of this course, you may be eligible to enrol onto our Beng/BSc Degree

Features and Benefits

  • Study a course that provides you with the essential skills and experience to enhance your employability or prepare you for further study.

  • Study in a supportive environment, with a range of services at your fingertips to help you reach your full potential.

  • Access to our specialist Engineering Labs and industry relevant software, equipment, resources and expertise

  • Loughborough College was awarded TEF Silver 2017.

  • Be a full member of Loughborough Students Union- consistently voted No.1 for student experience.

Course details

Modules

HNC Modules: Mechanical Principles, Electrical and Electronic Principles, Engineering Design, Engineering Maths, Engineering Science, Managing a Professional Engineering Project, Computer Aided Design (CAD) and Materials, Properties and Testing. HNC Modules + HND Modules: Research project, Further Maths, Lean Manufacturing, Analogue Electronic Systems, Virtual Engineering, Advanced Mechanical Principles and Professional Engineering Management.

Assessment method

The programme uses a variety of assessment techniques to ensure that you can demonstrate the range of learning outcomes. Subject knowledge and understanding is assessed through examinations, coursework essays, coursework reports, individual or group presentations, written evaluations, debates and posters will be used as other forms of assessment. These also assess a range of transferable skills, including confidence in academic written communication.


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 code 005H
Institution code L77
Campus name Main Site
Campus code -

Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

Qualification Offer Further information
UCAS Tariff 64 points A Level subjects with a mathematical or analytical bias OR a Level 3
BTEC qualification in a relevant engineering discipline
GCSE/National 4/National 5 GCSE (or equivalent) English Language and Maths Grade 4/C or above

We welcome applications from mature students over the age of 21 and may be flexible in our normal offer if you show a commitment to succeed and have the relevant skills and experience of working within the industry.


Fees and funding

Tuition fees

Channel Islands £7,395 Year 1
EU £7,395 Year 1
International £7,395 Year 1
England £7,395 Year 1
Northern Ireland £7,395 Year 1
Scotland £7,395 Year 1
Wales £7,395 Year 1

Additional fee information

No additional fees or cost information has been supplied for this course, please contact the provider directly.

Provider information

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Loughborough College
Radmoor Road
Loughborough
LE11 3BT


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