Wigan and Leigh College

Engineering (Mechanical Engineering) Wigan and Leigh College Degree level: Undergraduate Awarded by: Pearson Education Ltd


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Course summary

TEF Silver

Wigan and Leigh College has opted into the TEF and received a Silver award.

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A HND in Mechanical Engineering is a valuable and highly regarded qualification within the industry. The programme is preparation for those who wish to progress onto a Top-Up Degree programme in engineering. The course is also ideal for those who are looking to establish a career in the inductry or progress in their current position with an organisation. In addition the programme provides students with analytical thinking skills and the principles of mechanical engineering.

Course details


The course includes units such as: Engineering Design, Engineering Maths, Engineering Science, Managing a Professional Engineering Project, Fluid Mechanics, Computer Aided Design and Manufacture, Mechanical Workshop Principles, Fundamentals of Thermodynamics and Heat Engines. Two of the following units will be offered: Fluid Mechanics, Mechanical Workshop Practices, Computer Aided Design and Manufacture (CAD/CAM). The HND programme covers all the above as well as: Research Project, Professional Engineering Management, Advanced Mechanical Principles, Virtual Engineering, Further Mathematics, Lean Manufacturing and Sustainability.

Assessment method

The HND programme is assessed through a variety of methods from written assignments to course work.

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 37HH
Institution code W67
Campus name Wigan
Campus code W

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

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

Qualification Offer Further information
UCAS Tariff 48 points or a HNC in a relevant subject. Students must possess a Grade C or above in Maths at GCSE or equivalent.

Mature students with experience, a portfolio of work and employer reference will be considered.

Fees and funding

Tuition fees

England £7,500 Year 1
Northern Ireland £7,500 Year 1
Scotland £7,500 Year 1
Wales £7,500 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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Wigan and Leigh College
PO Box 53
Parsons Walk

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