Heart of Worcestershire College

Engineering (Manufacturing) Heart of Worcestershire College Degree level: Undergraduate


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Course summary

Manufacturing engineering is the perfect career choice for critical thinkers who enjoy a technical and creative approach to their work. The Higher National Certificate in Manufacturing Engineering is a tried and tested programme which combines academic study, with the students own work based development of practical skills, in order
to achieve a higher level qualification. The purpose of the qualification is to equip students with the knowledge and skills necessary to develop their careers from technician level to more senior positions within their employment. The course will put an emphasis on applied learning, developing skills and knowledge and applying these within the workplace.

Course details


You will study a selection of the following modules according to staff availability and student preference, modules may be subject to change: Further Mathematics for Engineering Technicians, Analytical Methods, Supply Chain Management, Engineering Science (Mechanical and Electrical), Planning and Scheduling Principles, Quality and Business Improvement, Plant Maintenance and Decommissioning and Project Design, Implementation and Evaluation.

Assessment method

A range of assessment techniques which may include; written assignments, examinations, work-based projects and verbal presentations. The course will be delivered by a blend of experienced staff that have a wide and extensive range of qualifications and vocational knowledge. All staff have industrial experience in their chosen focus of study and complete frequent scholarly activities to update their knowledge and skills. This breadth and depth of module specific knowledge and experience allows the team to introduce the modules using innovative approaches and vocational context in the classroom which emulates with work based learners. Part-time classroom based delivery from 08.45 to 17.30 one day per week (day to be confirmed). In addition to this you are expected to complete an average of 3 hours independent study per week.

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

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

Qualification Offer Further information
Pearson BTEC Level 3 National Extended Diploma (first teaching from September 2016) PPP Level 3 qualification in a suitable discipline or for mature students
relevant industrial experience may be considered.

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Fees and funding

Tuition fees

Channel Islands £4,000 Whole course
EU £4,000 Whole course
England £4,000 Whole course
Northern Ireland £4,000 Whole course
Scotland £4,000 Whole course
Wales £4,000 Whole course

Additional fee information

No additional fees or cost information has been supplied for this course, please contact the provider directly.

Sponsorship information

Heart of Worcestershire College is offering HE scholarships at £2000 each to all first year full time HE students. The funding will paid as follows; £400 end of October, £800 end of January and £800 end of May. If you are applying for your first year of your first Higher Education course and have “Firmly” accepted an offer of a place on a HE programme at Heart of Worcestershire College as your first choice (not insurance) you may be eligible. To be eligible you must meet the national criteria: • Normally resident in England • Have a household income of less than £25,000 (as assessed through Student Finance England) • Self funding, not sponsored by an employer, the NHS nor the Training and Development Agency for Schools. Please note that due to the limited nature of these funds meeting the criteria does not equate to an entitlement to a scholarship. Each application will be considered by the panel of senior staff based on the information provided.

Provider information

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Heart of Worcestershire College
Peakman Street
B98 8DW

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