University of Bolton has opted into the TEF and received a Silver award.
This course is 'Subject to Approval' and has not yet completed the University’s approvals process. Whilst we are confident that the course will be approved, it may be subject to alterations. This course is due to be validated by June 2019 after which we will write to all applicants who have applied for the course to let them know of any changes.
Equivalent to two years of a university degree, this General Engineering HND offers you the practical and personal skills needed for a role in the sector or progression to higher-level study.
This Level 5 HND in General Engineering is designed to develop your knowledge and skills across a broad range of electrical, electronic and mechanical engineering technologies that are essential to businesses in this rapidly evolving and dynamic sector of the economy. The course also aims to help you gain key transferable skills that are highly valued by employers.
Throughout the course, our team of dedicated experts will guide you as you gain knowledge and understanding, as well as practical, professional and subject specific skills. Your studies will focus on the core knowledge that is required by all engineers, such as engineering design, mathematics and science, and how to manage a professional engineering project. You’ll then build on this learning with specialist and optional units that concentrate on developing your understanding and skills in essential areas of electrical, electronic and mechanical engineering.
We’ll help you learn the principles of lean manufacturing, and cover essential areas such as professional engineering management and advanced mathematical studies. You’ll also undertake an individual project, where you’ll have the opportunity to develop and apply your knowledge, practical ability and design skills. Overall, we’ll support you as you develop cognitive, intellectual and thinking skills, and gain valuable key, personal and transferable skills ready for employment or further study.
Information about the modules offered as part of this course are available on the University of Bolton’s website.
Details of the learning activities and assessment methods for this course are available on the University of Bolton’s website.
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!
You will need these codes when you add a choice to your application.
|Campus name||Bolton College, Greater Manchester|
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
|UCAS Tariff||32 points||
Any subjects are acceptable at Level 3.
You should also have five GCSEs at grade C or above or grade 4 to 9 (or equivalent) including English and Mathematics.
Entry to this course is also available to applicants who have extensive appropriate work experience in the engineering sector. If you don’t possess the academic qualifications listed above but have extensive appropriate work experience we’ll be delighted to consider your application.
To help you understand what UCAS points are equivalent to, in terms of grades, please visit the University of Bolton’s webpage below for some examples of grades from popular qualifications:
Please click the following link to find out more about qualification requirements for this coursehttps://courses.bolton.ac.uk/course/ENG005-F-BMC-AX/2020-21/
English language requirements
|IELTS (Academic)||6.0||If English isn’t your first language you’ll also need IELTS 6.0 with no less than 5.5 in any band (or equivalent).|
We also accept a range of other English language qualifications – please visit our English Language Requirements web page for more details.