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Engineering (Manufacturing) HND

Loughborough College

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Course options

  • Qualification

    Higher National Diploma - HND

  • Location

    Main Site

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date


  • Duration

    2 Years

Course summary

Designed to meet the needs of employers in Production, Manufacturing Engineering and Management, HND level students study Manufacturing Technology and Management of the Production / Manufacturing Process. This will incorporate the latest techniques in the organisation of the work area and quality management. Students will become adept in the use of CAD software to produce engineering drawings that are suitable for conversion to solid models using our modern rapid prototyping facility, and various methods of automated manufacture. Students will also study the types of system available and their capabilities in terms of the rapid introduction of products to a competitive marketplace.During the qualification you will develop knowledge, understanding and skills in a range of core Production Engineering for Manufacturing Principles, Engineering Science, Engineering Maths and Engineering Design.This course has been developed in collaboration with our external partners to ensure that your education is relevant and up to date. Emphasising the importance of work-based experience, you will have the opportunity to apply your knowledge to existing companies and gain valuable skills that will inform your future practice. You will be expected to complete a level of self-directed study throughout the duration of this course, and we require you to commit a dedicated amount of time to your learning both in and of college. This qualification provides you with a steppingstone to a variety of supervisory and management positions within manufacturing and engineering. The qualification is well recognised and enables you to apply for positions in areas such as project management and product design. This course is also available as HNC option.Progression Opportunities: • This course will prepare you for the next level in your career, enhancing your employability.• On successful completion of this course, you may be eligible to enrol onto a BEng/BSc degree to top-up your HND to a full Honours Degree.Features and Benefits- Study a course that provides you with the essential skills and experience to enhance your employability or prepare you for further study.- Study in a supportive environment, with a range of services at your fingertips to help you reach your full potential.- Access to our specialist Engineering Labs and industry relevant software, equipment, resources and expertise - Loughborough College was awarded TEF Gold 2019.- Be a full member of Loughborough Students Union- consistently voted No.1 for student experience.

Application deadline

15 January

Tuition fees

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£ 7,750per year

Tuition fees shown are for indicative purposes and may vary. Please check with the institution for most up to date details.

Entry requirements

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UCAS Points : 64

A Level subjects with a mathematical or analytical bias OR a Level 3BTEC qualification in a relevant engineering disciplineMinimum level 4 in GCSE Maths and English


University information

Loughborough College

  • Campus address

    Loughborough College, Radmoor Road, Loughborough, Leicestershire, LE11 3BT, England

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