Chichester College has opted into the TEF and received a Silver award.
The programme develops a wide range of engineering skills to prepare students for the exciting world of modern engineering. Subjects cover the
underpinning mathematics and science as well as exploring the core skills required for 21st century engineers such as materials, CAD, project
management, automation and robotics, programming, electronics, design, workshop practices and research/development. The HND programme
offers an excellent way to a study towards a degree level programme in Engineering with all the benefits of staying local and with small class sizes
and the close support of industrially and educationally experienced lecturers. Students also benefits from academic and pastoral 1:1 tutorials,
directed self-study and assignment workshops.
The programme consists of seven mandatory units in addition to a seven specialist units. The mandatory units are: Engineering Design (L4), Engineering Maths (L4), Engineering Science (L4), Managing a Professional Engineering Project (L4), Research Project (L5), Further Mathematics (L5) and Lean Manufacturing (L5). Specialist units are selected by the centre and may vary. Units will be confirmed for each academic year on induction. Example unit titles include: CAD for Maintenance Engineers (L4), Materials Properties and testing (L4), Mechanical Workshop Practices (L4), Automation, Robotics and Programmable Logic Controllers (L4), Computer Aided Design and Manufacture (CAD/CAM) (L4), Virtual Engineering (L5), Embedded Systems (L5), Advanced Manufacturing Technology (L5), Commercial Programming Software (L5), Analogue Electronic Systems (L5).
Students complete a number of formal assignments for each unit which are assessed internally and count towards the unit grade and overall qualification grade. Assignments must be submitted electronically before a set deadline and may include a variety of
evidence types including written work/reports, presentations, worked solutions and practical work observation. How do I apply?
The programme will be delivered in a variety of relevant learning environments which will help to support development self-study
skills. A variety of practical and theoretical applications will be used to reinforce the learning along with a strong emphasis on work related learning within the industry. Students benefit from small class size teaching, directed self-study periods, academic and pastoral 1:1 tutorials and assignment workshops. Teaching is largely based at the Chichester Campus with specific units delivered at our countryside Brinsbury Campus in Pulborough.
How to apply
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!
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Points of entry
The following entry points are available for this course:
- Year 1
|UCAS Tariff||80 - 96 points||All students complete an Audition/Interview. A typical offer of either a combination of GCE A levels/Level 3 Diploma or an Extended Diploma at overall Merit. GCSE Mathematics and English Language are preferred at grade C or above.|
|A level||CCC - CDD||All students complete an Audition/Interview. A typical offer of either a combination of GCE A levels/Level 3 Diploma or an Extended Diploma at overall Merit. GCSE Mathematics and English Language are preferred at grade C or above.|
|Pearson BTEC Level 3 National Extended Diploma (first teaching from September 2016)||MMM - MMP||All students complete an Audition/Interview. A typical offer of either a combination of GCE A levels/Level 3 Diploma or an Extended Diploma at overall Merit. GCSE Mathematics and English Language are preferred at grade C or above.|
|Access to HE Diploma||
M: 30 credits
P: 15 credits
|Scottish Higher||CCDDDD||All students complete an Audition/Interview. A typical offer of either a combination of Level 3 Higher Diploma including relevant subjects. Standard/Nationals Mathematics and English Language are preferred at grade C or above.|
|GCSE/National 4/National 5||GCSE at grades C/4 or above are required in English Language, Mathematics, Science|
|International Baccalaureate Diploma Programme||30 - 45 points||Students are required to have at least 3 subjects relating to the subject of the course, e.g. Mathematics, Physics, Engineering, D&T, Product Design.|
All students complete an Audition/Interview and may be asked to present a portfolio of work as part of their application. A typical offer of either a combination of GCE A levels/Level 3 Diploma or an Extended Diploma at overall Merit. GCSE Mathematics and English Language are preferred at grade C or above, English as a second language at IELTS 6.0 or equivalent. Mature students with suitable experience and/or portfolio of work are welcome to make an application and attend an interview and/or audition.
Additional entry requirements
English language requirements
|IELTS (Academic)||6.0||No factor below 5.5. For those resident in the UK who have suitable work experience, a college English test is available to show competency in English.|
Fees and funding
|Channel Islands||£6,500||Year 1|
|Northern Ireland||£6,500||Year 1|