Engineering Barnsley College Higher Education


Together with the key concepts in mechanical and electrical/electronic engineering you will study the supervisory/managerial aspects needed for the role of the professional engineer including project management and critical thinking skills.

  • Qualification

    Higher National Diploma - HND

  • Study mode


  • Location

    University Campus Barnsley (UCB)

  • Start date

    September 2018

  • Duration

    2 years

Course details


This qualification consists of a number of core and specialist units including: • Analytical Methods for Engineers • Engineering Science • Project Design, Implementation and Evaluation • Mechanical Principles • Electrical and Electronic Principles • Mechatronics. There are no formal exams on the BTEC Higher National Diploma. Most modules will be assessed by a mixture of coursework and end of module tests. Assessment methods for this qualification are project work, practical and written assignments, presentations, group activities, written reports and observations.

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 H567
Institution code B13
Campus name University Campus Barnsley (UCB)
Campus code -

Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1

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Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

Qualification Offer Further information
UCAS Tariff 60 points
A level CC University Campus Barnsley will make offers based on the following qualifications individually and when they are combined with others. Science at grade C and Mathematics at grade C.
Pearson BTEC Level 3 National Extended Diploma (first teaching from September 2016) MPP BTEC Extended Diploma at Grade MPP in an Engineering discipline, or equivalent.
Pearson BTEC Level 3 National Diploma (first teaching from September 2016) MM BTEC National Diploma Level 3 Grade MM in an Engineering discipline, or equivalent.

Grade A*- C in English, Maths and Science. Related work experience (paid or unpaid) and/or achievement of a range of professional qualifications in the work sector will be considered.

Fees and funding

Tuition fees

England £5,995 Year 1
Northern Ireland £5,995 Year 1
Scotland £5,995 Year 1
Wales £5,995 Year 1

Additional fee information

Fees are quoted based on 2017 entry information and are subject to change for 2018.