Manufacturing Engineering Havant and South Downs College

Undergraduate

Awarded by: Pearson Education Ltd

This part-time course is designed for people who are working within the engineering sector and would like to progress their careers by gaining Higher Education qualifications. We offer part-time study programmes for the HNC (2 years) or HND (3 years).

Our courses includes use of modern industry standard software and equipment, use of analysis tools, CAD, lean manufacturing techniques and process improvements. An ideal course for mechanical engineers, design engineers, production or process engineers for example..

The purpose of BTEC Higher Nationals in Engineering is to develop students as professional, self-reflecting individuals who are able to meet the demands of employers in the rapidly evolving engineering sector and adapt to a constantly changing world. The qualifications also aim to widen access to higher education and enhance the career prospects of those who undertake them.

Please note: All UK HE providers are required to register with the newly-created Office for Students (OfS) for the 2019/20 application cycle. All courses offered are subject to OfS confirming HSDC as a provider, expected September 2018.

Structure
We will be offering HNC on the new BTEC RQF framework,

The course will include mandatory units of:
• Engineering Design
• Engineering Science
• Engineering Maths
• Production Engineering for Manufacture
• Quality and Process Improvement
• Managing a Professional Engineering Project
And 2 additional units:
• Materials, Properties and Testing
• Computer Aided Design and Manufacture (CAD/CAM)

This level of study requires additional hours allocated each week outside of college for research and writing reports.

Our campus has a range of modern facilities to enhance students learning experience including music recording studios, gym facilities, a nursery, to our own working restaurant and beauty salon and much more. There are frequent buses from the surrounding areas and local train stations in Havant and Cosham. Located off Junction 4 of the A3(M). The College has extensive free onsite parking.

  • Qualification

    Higher National Certificate - HNC

  • Study mode

    Part-time day

  • Location

    South Downs Campus

  • Start date

    September 2019

  • Duration

    1 to 3 years


Course details

Modules

The course will include mandatory units of:
• Engineering Design
• Engineering Science
• Engineering Maths
• Production Engineering for Manufacture
• Quality and Process Improvement
• Managing a Professional Engineering Project
And 2 additional units:
• Materials, Properties and Testing
• Computer Aided Design and Manufacture (CAD/CAM)

Assessment method

Assessment is made through completion of assignment based activities, reports, course work, practical work, independent study and research.

Each unit is marked at Pass, Merit or Distinction grade and these will be used to calculate final overall grade for the qualification.


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
  • Year 3

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

Qualification Offer Further information

For students who have recently been in education, the entry profile is likely to include one of the following: Grade 4/C or above in GCSE Maths. A BTEC Level 3 qualification in Engineering, A GCE Advanced Level profile that demonstrates strong performance in a relevant subject or adequate performance in more than one GCE subject. Other related Level 3 qualifications, An international equivalent of the above.

We would also consider the applicants prior learning when considering their acceptance on a BTEC Higher Nationals, through Recognition of Prior Learning and experience of engineering sector.

Non-native English speakers: English language skills equivalent to an IELTS score of at least 5.5, with a minimum of 5.0 in each individual section (listening and reading, writing, speaking).

Additional entry requirements

Interview

The Course Manager Keith Ayling will contact all applicants with regards to suitability for enrolment.


English language requirements

Non-native English speakers: English language skills equivalent to an IELTS score of at least 5.5, with a minimum of 5.0 in each individual section (listening and reading, writing, speaking).


Fees and funding

Tuition fees

England £2,935 * Year 1
Northern Ireland £2,935 * Year 1
Scotland £2,935 * Year 1
Wales £2,935 * Year 1

*This is a provisional fee and subject to change.

Additional fee information

**Fees are accurate at the time of publishing and are subject to change at any time without notice**