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Engineering Level 4 HNC FT Millfield

Belfast Metropolitan College

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  • Qualification

    HNC - Higher National Certificate

  • Location

    Millfield Campus

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date


  • Duration

    1 year

Course summary


This course provides a comprehensive programme of study encompassing a range of core and specialist units to develop the knowledge and skills involved in the Engineering sector. Each Higher National unit has a clear purpose: to cater for the increasing need for high quality professional and technical Engineers in today’s modern Engineering Sector. The teaching and learning activities are supported by laboratory experimentation and demonstration where possible, giving you an opportunity to use and become familiar with many of the analytical tools commonly used within industry. Assessment of all units is carried out primarily through assignment based work.

This programme of study is likely to include enrichment units which are an additional component to enhance your employability.

Career Prospects

This course can give you the opportunity to top up your studies at university to gain a full honours degree in General Engineering, Manufacturing Engineering, Mechanical Engineering or Operations Engineering. It will also give you the skills to progress to employment within the engineering technology sector.

Manufacturing Engineer – design, implement or improve manufacturing systems or processes. Most work with commercial or industrial designers to refine product designs to increase efficiency and reduce costs. On the job roles include problem solving involving designs or materials. Investigate and resolve operational problem and identify opportunities to improve manufacturing processes or products design.

Tuition fees

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£ 2,765per 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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A level :

Applicants should possess a Level 3 qualification in an engineering related subject; or One GCE A level in an appropriate subject; or appropriate work experience. Each of these must be accompanied by GCSE Grade C or above in Maths and English or equivalent.


University information

Belfast Metropolitan College

  • Campus address

    Belfast Metropolitan College, 7 Queens Road, Belfast, Antrim, BT3 9DT, Northern Ireland

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