HND in Manufacturing Engineering
1. Qualification details
|Qualification name||BTEC HND Diploma in Manufacturing Engineering|
|Qualification level||Level 4|
|Awarding organisation||Pearson Education Ltd (Formerly EDEXCEL)|
|Course type||Part time|
|Course start date||01 August 2020|
|Additional price description||Price based on tuition fee and exam fee|
|Funding information||Advanced Learner Loans available|
|Attendance pattern||Not known|
2. Course description
The Higher National Diploma is a one-year part-time course which is ideal for students who wish to convert their HNC in Manufacturing Engineering into a HND. The programme is offered on a day-release basis which allows you to combine your existing professional role with your studies. You will study eight modules which will cover a broad range of engineering subjects, identified in consultation with local industry experts anddelivered by lecturers with the relevant industry and academic experience. The assignments are linked to modern industrial engineering technology and will enable you to make a positive impact within your current organisation. You will study fornine hours per week. You will need to equal this time working outside the College on assessments, research, revision and other learning activities. If applicants have not covered the core units within their HNC, additional units may need to be covered. This could be done over an additional year or within the year of study. All engineering companies demand well-qualified, versatile and adaptable staff with high-level skills and knowledge. This programme also opens up potential opportunities for further study including progression to a full honours degree. This programme will run with a minimum of six students. Typically,12 students enrol on the HND in Manufacturing Engineering programme. Delivered at our Roundhouse Campus adjacent to the Derby city centre train station, this programme is regulated by HEFCE and the qualificationis awarded by Pearson Edexcel.
3. Entry requirements
All applicants will be invited to an interview to discuss theirqualifications, experience and any other related issues. You will need: A HNC in Manufacturing Engineering You will also need: FourGCSEs including GCSE English and Maths atgrades A*- C and a relevant science qualification or An Access to HE qualification in a related field at Pass level You need to show clear evidence of interest in the subject area and motivation to study at higher education level, good attendance and punctuality, and the ability to work independently. International students will need to demonstrate a minimum IELTS score in English in addition to having a successful interview. Please contact the College for more information.
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5. Assessment method
Assessment is by a combination of programme assignments, practical exercises, case studies and written assignments. Vocational skills are also assessed so that attributes such as evaluation, creativity and analysis can be formally credited. Work of a particularly high quality is rewarded though Merit and Distinction grades.
|Name||DERBY COLLEGE @ THE ROUNDHOUSE|
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|Phone||0800 028 0289|
7. Other dates and venues
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