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Mechanical Engineering HNC (Enhanced Distance Learning)

Edinburgh College

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  • Qualification

    HNC - Higher National Certificate

  • Location

    Edinburgh College

  • Study mode

    Distance / Online

  • Start date

    SEP

  • Duration

    2 years

Course summary

Mechanical Engineering HNC is a distance learning course. You will learn a range of modules including Thermofluids and Engineering Principles. These will be taught at a high level allowing you to develop transferable skills which are essential for your future engineering career.

This course is fast-tracked and will be taught two evenings a week over two years. Each evening session lasts two and a half hours and is delivered online through programmes similar to Skype. The software used is exclusive to Edinburgh College and includes a virtual whiteboard system for you to use and participate in the class.

This course combines engineering techniques with hands-on learning. You will learn the skills required to solve mechanical engineering problems in a wide variety of industries such as; traditional energy, renewable energy, manufacturing, transport and materials. The course is taught by teachers with industry experience using the latest industry technologies. You will be taught between Edinburgh College classrooms and workshops where you will gain essential and hands-on experience of the engineering sector. This course is intended to meet the requirements of employers and universities.

Attendance at Edinburgh College is only required for assessment purposes or for the practical elements of certain units. This means most of the study will be carried out in the comfort of your own home. Students will need a computer with a good internet connection to participate in the course. The specialist webcasting software required for the course will be arranged by Edinburgh College.

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Edinburgh College

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    Edinburgh College, 24 Milton Road East, Edinburgh, Edinburgh, EH15 2PP, Scotland

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