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Pearson BTEC Level 4 HNC in Engineering (Mechanical Engineering) (RQF)

HCUC (Harrow College & Uxbridge College)
Course summary
BTEC
32 weeks
Full time
Uxbridge

Course description

Course Code: HC4NMF

UCAS code: H300

Course content

In this one year course, students develop a broad knowledge and awareness of key aspects of the engineering sector by studying level 4 units. The Level-4 HNC course has 6 mandatory units out of which four are core units including one unit assessed by a Pearson-set assignment and two are specialist units. In addition to mandatory units, there are two additional specialist units. All units in HNC are 15 credit units. Core Units (Mandatory)

  • Engineering Design (Yearly)

  • Engineering Maths (Yearly)

  • Engineering Science (Yearly)

  • Managing a Professional Engineering Project (Pearson-set) (Yearly)Specialist Units (Mandatory)

  • Mechanical Principles (Yearly)

  • Fundamentals of Thermodynamics and Heat Engines (Semester 2)Additional Specialist Units

  • Fluid Mechanics (Semester 1)

  • Materials, Properties and Testing (Yearly)

Who is this course for

This one year course is suitable for young, mature adults seeing to reskill / upskill in the engineering sector.

Entry requirements

One A Level either in maths, physics or engineering with grade C or above, or BTEC Level 3 Diploma with MP grade or a BTEC Level 3 Extended Diploma with MPP grade in Mechanical Engineering plus the unit: Maths for Engineering Technicians at grade merit or above or international equivalent of the above (UK NARIC equivalent qualification).Students with the Level 3 qualification in an engineering discipline with industrial experience may be considered.You should have GCSEs grade A*-C (grade 9 - 4) in English, maths and science or equivalent, plus you will take a college test in maths and general science/engineering.All students who are non-native English speakers and who have not undertaken their final two years of schooling in English, must demonstrate capability in English at a standard equivalent to IELTS 5.5; Reading and Writing must be at 5.5 or equivalent.

Where next - Further Studies

Students passing the HNC course will be able to progress onto the Pearson BTEC Level 5 Higher National Diploma in Engineering (Mechanical Engineering) at Uxbridge College, with a view to completing a full degree programme at university. Many professional bodies also recognise the HNC for further professional study.

Where next - Job Opportunities

The skills offered as part of the Pearson BTEC Higher National Diploma can provide graduates with the opportunity to work in many different areas of the Engineering sector. Previous students have successfully gained employment in the following roles: Engineering design and development, product development, project engineering, installation and commissioning, maintenance engineer, technical sales, customer liaison, technician, lecturers, etc.

Expenses

Home Fees: £6,000 Overseas Fees: £7,682

The fees quoted are for students for one year of study and include tuition, exam fee, materials, ID card (which gives access to the college and facilities e.g. library) and college registration.

Continuing Studies

Students passing the HNC course will be able to progress onto the Pearson BTEC Level 5 Higher National Diploma in Engineering (Mechanical Engineering) at Uxbridge College, with a view to completing a full degree programme at university. Many professional bodies also recognise the HNC for further professional study.

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HCUC - Harrow College & Uxbridge College

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HCUC (Harrow College & Uxbridge College)

Park Road
UB8 1NQ Uxbridge Middlesex

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www.hcuc.ac.uk

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