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Mechanical Engineering HND

West Suffolk College

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  • Qualification

    HND - Higher National Diploma

  • Location

    West Suffolk College

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    SEP

  • Duration

    1 year

Course summary

Introduction

The part time course is structured to enable students to fit coursework around their work commitments. To enrol on the HND you must have completed a relevant Higher National Certificate (HNC). HND in Mechanical Engineering is designed to enable progression from HNC Engineering providing a nationally recognised award at level 5 for mechanical technicians who are employed at a professional level. The course will also provide opportunities for learners to develop higher level skills and a range of techniques and attributes essential for successful performance in working life, enabling application for professional recognition as an Incorporated Engineer.
The units studied have been selected in association with local employers in a variety of industries, aiming to satisfy their future needs. The qualification aims to develop knowledge and skills in engineering that will allow graduates to make positive contributions to employers as fast as possible and so progress in a career. Successful completion will also enable entry to the level 6 progression route BEng (Hons) Engineering degree (1 year full-time or two years part-time) at Degree Studies at West Suffolk College or entry to level 6 of Engineering related degrees at other UK Higher Education institutions.

Career opportunities

The HND program is designed to enable progression from HNC level providing a nationally recognised award at level five for engineering technicians who are employed at a professional level. The HND enables progression to study a BEng (Hons) in engineering. The course will provide opportunities for students to develop higher-level skills and a range of techniques and attributes essential for successful performance in working life, enabling application for professional recognition as an Incorporated Engineer.

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QUALIFICATION TYPE

HNC (BTEC) :

Successful completion of a relevant HNC.

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University information

West Suffolk College

  • Campus address

    West Suffolk College, Out Risbygate, Bury St. Edmunds, Suffolk, IP33 3RL, England

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