Warwickshire College Group

General Engineering Warwickshire College Group Degree level: Undergraduate


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Course summary

TEF Bronze

Warwickshire College Group has opted into the TEF and received a Bronze award.

Find out more about the TEF.

This two year BTEC course is designed for students wishing to progress or reinforce their studies prior to the final year of an honours degree or a career in engineering.

The broad curriculum will provide students with a firm grounding in engineering principles and techniques. Additional to learning theory, students will have opportunities to develop and practice valuable engineering skills to enhance their development.

Course details


To achieve the new Higher National Diploma, you will be required to complete a selection of modules which amount to 240 credits.

The modules comprise of mandatory units and specialist units:

Mandatory Units:

Engineering Design;

Engineering Maths;

Engineering Science;

Managing an Engineering Project;

Research Project;

Professional Engineering Management;

Specialist Units:

Materials properties and testing;

Mechanical Principles;

Engineering Management;

Electrical/Electronic Principles;

Computer Aided Design;

Advanced Mechanical Principles;

Further Electrical/ Electronic Principles;

Programmable Logic Controllers;

Further Mathematics;

Lean Manufacturing.

Assessment method

There will be a wide range of assessment methods and equipment appropriate to the learning outcomes and assessment criteria, and all assessments consider the practices used within the engineering sector. Whilst credit is awarded at a threshold level of achievement only, grading arrangements will apply to individual units which will allow for the award of merit and distinction achievement according to Pearson's published grading criteria.

Assessment is considered an important part of the learning process. In formulating the methods of assessment for this award, care has been taken to ensure that all assessments test the skills and knowledge needed in the Engineering working environment.

Assessment methods will include:

Problem based assignments,
There may be classroom tests led by the tutor but no formal examinations.

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 H101
Institution code W25
Campus name Rugby College
Campus code R

This course may be available at alternative locations, please check if other course options are available

Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

Qualification Offer Further information
UCAS Tariff 48 points
A level Three A Levels at grade E or above (must include Science and Mathematics)
Pearson BTEC Level 3 National Extended Diploma (first teaching from September 2016) PPP Level 3 Extended Diploma in Engineering.
Pearson BTEC Level 3 National Diploma (first teaching from September 2016) MP Level 3 Diploma in Engineering.

BTEC qualifications should include include a module of both Science and Further Mathematics at Level 3.

Fees and funding

Tuition fees

EU £8,735 Year 1
England £8,735 Year 1
Northern Ireland £8,735 Year 1
Scotland £8,735 Year 1
Wales £8,735 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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Warwickshire College Group
Warwick New Road
Leamington Spa
CV32 5JE

Course contact details

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0300 45 600 49