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Higher Level Apprenticeship in Mechanical Engineering

North West Regional College

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  • Qualification

    Higher Apprenticeship at Level 5

  • Location

    North West Regional College

  • Study mode

    Part time

  • Start date


  • Duration

    3 years

Course summary

Course Overview:

This programme enables employees to undertake a Level 5 Foundation Degree in Mechanical Engineering validated by Ulster University.

Modules of study will include:

  • Mathematics for Engineering
  • Mechanical Science
  • Fluid, Graphical Communication and CAD
  • Business Management
  • Engineering Materials
  • Computer Aided Manufacture
  • Dynamics
  • Engineering Mechanics
  • Engineering Design with Parametric CAD
  • Further Mathematics for Engineers
  • Heat Transfer
  • Strength of Materials
  • Quality and Business Improvement Techniques
  • Work Based Learning

Careers in engineering are popular due to their prestige, positive job outlook and the higher than average salary. Whether you want to specialise in mechanical, manufacturing, production, aeronautical, energy supply, electronics, electrical, communications or maintenance engineering, there is a wide range of engineering opportunities available in Ireland, the UK and abroad. Successful completion of the Foundation Degree with appropriate grades enables progression to Year 2 BEng Hons degree pathway of related degree in Ulster University; similar degrees at other universities, or employment opportunities in this field.

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UK - 64 UCAS points to include at least one Grade C from Mathematics, Physics, Chemistry or Design/Technology. If not offering A-Level Mathematics you must have GCSE Mathematics at Grade B. GCSE English Language (or University-approved equivalent) at Grade C or above; OR BTEC Extended Diploma (18 units) in a relevant discipline, with a Merit or above in at least half of the units taken (including Mathematics and Mechanical Principles) and passes in the remaining units, plus GCSE English Language and Mathematics at Grade


University information

North West Regional College

  • Campus address

    North West Regional College, Strand Road, Londonderry, Londonderry, BT48 7BY, Northern Ireland

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