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.
Higher National Diploma - HND
You will study a range of core, specialist and optional units.
Analytical Methods for Engineers
Project Design, Implementation and Evaluation
Electrical and Electronic Principles
Business Management Techniques for Engineers
Electrical, Electronic and Digital Principles
Design for Manufacture
Business Improvement Techniques
Personal and Professional Development
Management of Projects
Advanced Computer-aided Design Techniques
Managing the Work of Individuals and Teams
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.
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.
|Campus name||Rugby College|
The following entry points are available for this course:
|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.
|Northern Ireland||£8,735||Year 1|