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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 can meet the demands of employers in the rapidly evolving engineering sector and adapt to a constantly changing world. The qualification also aims to widen access to higher education and enhance the career prospects of those who undertake it. This is achieved by providing a thorough grounding in engineering principles in year 1 and a range of specialist modules in year 2, relating to individual professions within the engineering sector.

71987
Bangor, Downpatrick, Lisburn
34 Weeks
Level 4
Full-Time Study
Summary

Campus: Bangor, Downpatrick, Lisburn

Course Code: 71987

Duration: 32 to 34 Weeks

Type: Full-Time

Course Structure

Modules studied in year 1 include:

 

·         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

 

Upon successful completion of year 1, students will progress on to year 2 of the programme where they will study further modules including:

 

·         Research Project double unit)

·         Professional Engineering Management

·         Further Mathematics

 

and optional modules from the following:

 

·         Lean Manufacturing

·         Virtual Engineering

·         Embedded Systems

·         Analogue Electronic Systems

·         Manufacturing Systems Engineering

·         Advanced Manufacturing Technology

·         Industrial Power, Electronics and Storage

·         Industrial Systems

·         Production Engineering for Manufacturing

 

In addition to the above modules, students will also work towards a Professional/ Personal Development qualification and will be involved in a range of activities, designed to improve employability within the Engineering sector. 

 

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Bangor

Full-Time

02/09/2019

18

£2500.00

Pearson BTEC HND Engineering
71987 / BRF1B
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Bangor

Full-Time

02/09/2019

20+

£2500.00

Pearson BTEC HND Engineering
71987 / DPF1A
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Downpatrick

Full-Time

02/09/2019

20+

£2500.00

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71987 / LNF1A
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Lisburn

Full-Time

02/09/2019

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

  • GCSE English Language Grade C or above OR Pass in Level 2 Essential Skills Literacy
  • GCSE Mathematics Grade C (or Merit in the Engineering Principles unit on the Level 3 Diploma/Extended Diploma in Engineering (or University-approved equivalent)
  • In addition to Maths and English, two additional GCSE’s at Grade C or above are required

UCAS

A minimum of 64 UCAS points including:

  • A levels OR
  • Level 3 Diploma in Engineering

Access Diploma

  • Access to Higher Education Diploma with an overall average of 65+%  

 

English Language Requirements for International students:

  • Common European Framework of Reference (CEFR) level B2
  • IELTS 6.0 (minimum of 5.5 in all skills)
  • PTE 51 Or an approved equivalent test in English

Equivalent qualifications include:

  • Grade C (or above) in GCSE English
  • Successfully completion of a Level 3 Vocational Programme with assessments completed in English Language
  • Essential Skills in Literacy (Level 2)
  • ESOL Level 2 

Tier 4 Students:

  • SERC will only accept a Secure English Language Test (SELT) for issuing a Certificate of Acceptance for Studies (CAS)

 

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 sec

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 programme is designed to prepare students for a career in the engineering industry or progression to related degree programmes, normally at second year of entry.

 

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.

While we endeavour to run all our courses on the advertised day, SERC reserves the right to change the day of week on which the course runs.

In addition to the above Terms & Conditions students must also adhere to the following:
 
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