Solihull College & University Centre

General Engineering Solihull College & University Centre Degree level: Undergraduate Awarded by: Pearson Education Ltd

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TEF Silver

Solihull College & University Centre has opted into the TEF and received a Silver award.

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The course is an ideal stepping stone for those who wish to progress to General Engineering management or gain professional recognition by progression to Incorporated Engineer Status.

You also have an opportunity to continue your studies to BSc level following completion of the HNC.

Course details

Modules

To gain the BTEC Level 4 HNC in General Engineering qualification you must achieve a minimum of 120 credits through both mandatory and optional modules which include:

• Engineering Design
• Engineering Maths
• Engineering Science
• Managing a Professional Engineering Project
• Mechanical Principles

You can select three additional modules from the following optional modules:
• Automation, Robotics and Programmable Logic Controllers or Engineering Management
• Electronic Circuits and Devices or Computer Aided Design and Manufacture or Quality and Process Improvement

Note: Optional modules shown represent choices available to current students. The range of modules available and the content of any individual module may change in future years.

Assessment method

All modules are assessed by assignments; each unit's assessment is matched to the content of the unit.
Each unit can be assessed at Pass, Merit or Distinction levels, which are combined at the end of the qualification to give an overall grade of Pass, Merit or Distinction.


How to apply

To apply for this course you will be taken to the provider's website, where you can find out more information and make an application.

Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1
  • Year 2

International applicants

This course is not available for International applications


Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

Qualification Offer Further information
UCAS Tariff 96 points Must be in a relevant subject such as Engineering/Mathematics and/or Science disciplines.
A level DDDD - A*A*A*A* Must be in a relevant subject such as Engineering/Mathematics and/or Science disciplines.
Pearson BTEC Level 3 National Extended Diploma (first teaching from September 2016) MMM In a relevant Maths, Science or Engineering subject.
Access to HE Diploma D: 15 credits
M: 15 credits
P: 15 credits
Access to HE Diploma in a relevant subject such as (Science or Engineering).Acheiving a minimum of 60 credits with 45 at level 3, with at least 15 credits at Distinction, 15 credits at Merit and 15 at Pass profile.
Scottish Higher Please contact Solihull College & University Centre for further information.
GCSE/National 4/National 5 GCSE C/4 or above in English and Mathematics or equivalent will be required.

We make offers based on an overall Merit profile (96 UCAS tariff points), we consideration all aspects of an application and applicants will receive a personalised offer from Solihull College & University Centre

Other qualifcations and combinations of qualifcations will be considered and maybe also acceptable - please contact headmissions@solihull.ac.uk

Please click the following link to find out more about qualification requirements for this course

https://www.solihull.ac.uk/demographic/university-level-learner/category/aerospace-engineering/course/aircraft-maintenance-engineering-hnc-coventry-university/

Additional entry requirements

Admission tests

Institutions Own Test (IOT)

Applicants who do not meet the standard entry criteria but have appropriate industry and life experiences will have their prior learning and skills taken into account. Applicants may be required to complete an Aptitude assessment (this will be advised at interview).

Institutions Own Test (IOT)

Applicants who do not meet the standard entry criteria but have appropriate industry and life experiences will have their prior learning and skills taken into account. Applicants may be required to complete an Aptitude assessment (this will be advised at interview).

Interview

All applicants are required to attend an interview and will be notified of the date via email and UCAS Track. Applicants applying from outside the West Midlands alternative interview arrangements can be made for you but we strongly encourage all prospective applicants come along to view Solihull College and University Centre’s facilities and meet the teaching teams.
At Interview original certificates including GCSE’s will be required, applicants applying for our Early Years courses will be required to bring evidence of DBS check, Art & Design and Media students a portfolio or show reel will also be required for interview.
Mature students who do not meet the standard entry criteria but have appropriate industry and life experiences will have their prior learning and skills taken into account.
Please allow 28 working days from receiving of your application to a decision being made and UCAS Track to be updated. This time may increase if there is missing information from your application (applicants will be contacted directly to request this) or during busy application periods such as 15th January equal consideration date and possibly February.


English language requirements

Students who are non-native English speakers, or who have not studied the final two years of school in English, but can demonstrate capability in English at a standard commensurate to IELTS 6.0, with a minimum of 5.5 being awarded on individual sections for a level 4, 5 or 6 qualification, will be considered as eligible to apply for the programme/course.


Fees and funding

Tuition fees

Channel Islands £2,500 Year 1
EU £2,500 Year 1
England £2,500 Year 1
Northern Ireland £2,500 Year 1
Scotland £2,500 Year 1
Wales £2,500 Year 1

Additional fee information

You will need to provide your own scientific calculator and stationery such as folders, paper, note taking exercise book, and pens. You may need to pay for 3D printing material costs if you decide to include this in your second-year project dependent upon overall costs of your design

Sponsorship information

Solihull College & University Centre will be offering both Academic Scholarships and Bursaries for students applying to study either full time or part time courses from September 2018. Please see our website for further information https://www.solihull.ac.uk/uni-level-learner/student-services/

Provider information

Visit our website

Solihull College & University Centre
Blossomfield Road
Solihull
B91 1SB


Course contact details

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Admissions

0121 678 7000

Fax: 0121 678 7200