Awarded by: Pearson Education Ltd
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.
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.
Higher National Diploma - HND
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.
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.
If your application is completed by the following date, it’s guaranteed to be considered:
You will need these codes when you add a choice to your application.
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This means the year in which you would like to start the course.
‘Year 1’ means you will start in the first year.
‘Year 0’ means you will enter onto a foundation year.
You may be able to start some courses in the second or third years, if you meet certain criteria. You will need to discuss this with the university or college directly.
The following entry points are available for this course:
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A Level subjects with a mathematical or analytical bias OR a Level 3
BTEC qualification in a relevant engineering discipline
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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.