Loughborough College

Engineering (Manufacturing) Loughborough College Degree level: Undergraduate Awarded by: Pearson Education Ltd


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Designed to meet the needs of employers in Production, Manufacturing Engineering and Management, HND level students study Manufacturing Technology and Management of the Production / Manufacturing Process. This will incorporate the latest techniques in the organisation of the work area and quality management. Students will become adept in the use of CAD software to produce engineering drawings that are suitable for conversion to solid models using our modern rapid prototyping facility, and various methods of automated manufacture. Students will also study the types of system available and their capabilities in terms of the rapid introduction of products to a competitive marketplace.

During the qualification you will develop knowledge, understanding and skills in a range of core Production Engineering for Manufacturing Principles, Engineering Science, Engineering Maths and Engineering Design.

This course has been developed in collaboration with our external partners to ensure that your education is relevant and up to date. Emphasising the importance of work-based experience, you will have the opportunity to apply your knowledge to existing companies and gain valuable skills that will inform your future practice.

You will be expected to complete a level of self-directed study throughout the duration of this course, and we require you to commit a dedicated amount of time to your learning both in and of college. This qualification provides you with a steppingstone to a variety of supervisory and management positions within manufacturing and engineering. The qualification is well recognised and enables you to apply for positions in areas such as project management and product design.

This course is also available as HNC option.

Progression Opportunities:
• This course will prepare you for the next level in your career, enhancing your employability.
• On successful completion of this course, you may be eligible to enrol onto a BEng/BSc degree to top-up your HND to a full Honours Degree.

Features and Benefits

  • Study a course that provides you with the essential skills and experience to enhance your employability or prepare you for further study.

  • Study in a supportive environment, with a range of services at your fingertips to help you reach your full potential.

  • Access to our specialist Engineering Labs and industry relevant software, equipment, resources and expertise

  • Loughborough College was awarded TEF Silver 2017.

  • Be a full member of Loughborough Students Union- consistently voted No.1 for student experience.

Course details


HNC Modules: Engineering Design, Engineering Maths, Engineering Science, Managing a Professional Engineering Project, Production Engineering for Manufacture, Computer Aided Design (CAD) and Materials, Properties and Testing. HNC Modules + HND Modules: Research Project, Manufacturing Systems Engineering, Virtual Engineering, Advanced Manufacturing Technology, Professional Engineering Management, Lean Manufacturing and Sustainability.

Assessment method

Assessments include a range of exams, practicals and performances. Such diversity allows you to experience and refine various academic and professional skills to prepare for your next steps

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 004H
Institution code L77
Campus name Main Site
Campus code -

Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

Qualification Offer Further information
UCAS Tariff 64 points A Level subjects with a mathematical or analytical bias OR a Level 3
BTEC qualification in a relevant engineering discipline
Minimum level 4 in GCSE Maths and English

We welcome applications from mature students over the age of 21 and may be flexible in our normal offer if you show a commitment to succeed and have the relevant skills and experience of working within the industry.

Fees and funding

Tuition fees

Channel Islands £7,395 Year 1
EU £7,395 Year 1
International £7,395 Year 1
England £7,395 Year 1
Northern Ireland £7,395 Year 1
Scotland £7,395 Year 1
Wales £7,395 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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Loughborough College
Radmoor Road
LE11 3BT

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