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Pearson BTEC HND Engineering (General)


The purpose of BTEC Higher Nationals in Engineering is to develop students as professional, self-reflecting individuals who are able to meet the demands of employers in the rapidly evolving engineering sector and adapt to a constantly changing world. This is achieved by providing a thorough grounding in engineering principles at Level 4 that leads to a range of specialist progression pathways at Level 5, relating to individual professions within the engineering sector.

71987
Bangor, Downpatrick, Lisburn
34 Weeks
Level 5 - 5
Full-Time Study
Summary

Campus: Bangor, Downpatrick, Lisburn

Course Code: 71987

Duration: 34 Weeks

Type: Full-Time

Course Structure

MANDATORY MODULES

Modules to be studied at Level 4 HNC in year 1 are:

  • Engineering Design
  • Engineering Maths
  • Engineering Science
  • Managing a Professional Project
  • Automation, Robotics and PLC
  • Computer Aided Design/Computer Aided Manufacturing
  • Electrical and Electronic Principles
  • Quality and Process Improvement

LEVEL 5 SPECIALIST PATHWAYS:

ELECTRICAL & ELECTRONIC (Bangor Campus)

  • Research Project (double unit)
  • Professional Engineering Management
  • Further Mathematics
  • Industrial Power, Electronics & Storage
  • Embedded Systems
  • Analogue Electronic Systems
  • Industrial Systems

GENERAL (Bangor/Downpatrick/Lisburn Campuses)

  • Research Project (double unit)
  • Professional Engineering Management
  • Further Mathematics
  • Lean Manufacturing
  • Virtual Engineering
  • Embedded Systems
  • Analogue Electronic Systems

MANUFACTURING (Bangor Campus)

  • Research Project (double unit)
  • Professional Engineering Management
  • Further Mathematics
  • Lean Manufacturing
  • Virtual Engineering
  • Manufacturing Systems Engineering
  • Advanced Manufacturing Technology
  • Production Engineering for Manufacturing
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Bangor

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03/09/2018

9

£2500.00

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Bangor

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03/09/2018

5

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Downpatrick

Full-Time

03/09/2018

20+

£2500.00

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Lisburn

Full-Time

03/09/2018

20+

£2500.00

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Contact Hours

Contact Hours per week

17.5 hours contact time to include practical classes, lectures, workshops or tutorials.

Mandatory Additional Study

Maximum of 3 hours per week average over the academic year.

Personal Study

22 hours maximum studying and preparing assessments in your own time per week, including use of online materials.

Entry Requirements

GCSE English

  • GCSE English Language Grade C or above OR Pass in Level 2 Essential Skills Literacy

GCSE Maths

  • GCSE Mathematics Grade C or above OR Pass in Level 2 Essential Skills Numeracy

UCAS

A minimum of 64 UCAS points including:

  • A BTEC Level 3 Qualification in Engineering OR
  • A GCE A Level profile which demonstrates strong performance in a STEM subject OR
  • Adequate performance in more than one GCE subject OR
  • Other related Level 3 qualification

Access Diploma

  • Access Diploma in Foundation Studies with an overall average of 58%+

International requirements

  • Common European Framework of Reference (CEFR) level B2
  • PTE 51
  • IELTS 6.0; (minimum of 5.5 in all skills)
  • Or equivalent (Examples of equivalent qualifications would be a GCSE in English, Level 3 Programmes, Essential Skills in Literacy – Level 2, ESOL Level 2 or another qualifications gained at an Institution within the UK).

Admissions

  • Successful completion of the admissions process

APEL

  • Provide evidence of ability to undertake the programme by meeting the requirements for the accreditation of prior experiential learning. Further details on APEL can be found in the admissions section

 

How will I be assessed and given feedback?

Students are assessed using a range of different methods. These include examinations, coursework, Project Based Learning, presentations, practical, posters, leaflets, role-play, and case studies. This is dependent on the requirements of each unit of study. Oral, written and online feedback will be provided during your course to help improve and monitor performance.

 

Where will it take me?

This course normally allows progression onto the second year of a Degree programme. Successful completion will enable students to apply for careers within the engineering sector. Past SERC graduates have worked for organisations such as Munster Simms, Datum Tool Design, Bombardier, 3M, Crane Energy, Kingspan, Sepha and Intel.

 

How will it make me more employable?
The course provides the opportunity to develop your engineering skills and project management capabilities through the engineering units and Project Based Learning required to complete the course. You will learn transferrable skills such as communication, organisational skills, problem solving, leadership and critical thinking which will help you apply to relevant jobs within the manufacturing industry.
Additional Costs
Estimated at £50 to use on materials for final year project.
Accreditation

Course and Provider regulated by Pearson.

Terms & Conditions

Students will be required to comply with SERC's Terms & Conditions of study.

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