Loughborough College has opted into the TEF and received a Gold award.
This two-year, full-time course enables you to gain the necessary skills and expertise required to meet the demanding technological challenges within the field of engineering. Designed to develop your abilities through academic training and practical experience, this HND provides you with an understanding in the mechanical, electrical, and electronic sectors with the aim of developing you as an informed practitioner. If you have already completed the HNC and are in relevant engineering employment, it is possible to study additional modules part-time to convert your qualification into a full HND. All of these students follow individual learning pathways which will be negotiated between the course tutor and yourself. Course Content Offering you the opportunity to train using industry standard workshops and modernised facilities, this course has been developed in collaboration with our external partners to ensure that the education you receive is relevant and up-to-date. Studying a core of maths, science and engineering, this programme allows you to enrol on a range of modules designed to broaden your understanding and diversify your applied knowledge. With the flexibility to construct a learning programme that is specific to your individual requirements, this HND requires you to effectively manage your own workload and commit to a level of self-directed study. You will also be invited to take part in study skills development which will enable you to gain valuable academic skills for this Higher Education programme. With a variety of specialist learning options available, this course will also provide you with the opportunity to conduct a mixture of group and individual work including a final project during the second year of study.
The programme allows you to study modules such as: Analytical Methods for Engineers, Engineering Science, Heat and Transfer Combustion, Fluid Mechanics, Engineering Design, Research Project and Further Analytical Methods for Engineers
The programme uses a variety of assessment techniques to ensure that you can demonstrate the range of learning outcomes. Subject knowledge and understanding is assessed through examinations, coursework essays, coursework reports, individual or group presentations, written evaluations, debates and posters will be used as other forms of assessment. These also assess a range of transferable skills, including confidence in academic written communication.
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!
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Points of entry
The following entry points are available for this course:
- Year 1
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A Level subjects with a mathematical or
analytical bias OR a Level 3 BTEC qualification in a relevant
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
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