Pearson BTEC Level 5 HND in Engineering (Mechanical Engineering) (RQF)

32 weeks
32 weeks
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Course description

Pearson BTEC Level 5 HND in Engineering (Mechanical Engineering) (RQF)

In this one year course, students continue to build on the essential skills, knowledge and techniques necessary for all engineers whilst working through a larger number of subject-specific specialist and optional units. This year has 5 mandatory units out of which two are core units including one unit assessed by a Pearson-set assignment and three are specialist units. In addition to mandatory units, there are two additional specialist units.

Suitability - Who should attend?

Pearson BTEC Level 4 Higher National Certificate in Engineering (Mechanical Engineering) (RQF).

Who is the course for?

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

Training Course Content

  • Research Project
  • Professional Engineering Management
  • Further Mathematics
  • Virtual Engineering
  • Advanced Mechanical Principles
  • Industrial Systems
  • Thermofluids

Course delivery details



09:00 - 17:00

Mixture of theory by lectures/teaching, practical demonstrations, workshops, tutorials, virtual learning environments, guest speakers and field trips with 15 contact hours per week over 32 weeks during academic year. Student are expected to complete approximately 90 hours per unit for each 15 credit unit of independent study (i.e. on research and completing assignments) and unsupervised form of learning (e.g. e-learning, e-assessment, coursework, work-based learning, etc.).


  • Home student: £5,869
  • Overseas: £7910

Continuing Studies

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: production engineer, design engineer, project engineering, installation and commissioning, maintenance engineer, technical sales, technical trainers, technician, lecturers, quality control, etc.

Our previous students have progressed onto the second/final year of a relevant degree course at the following universities:

  • Hertfordshire University
  • Middlesex University
  • Greenwich University
  • University of Westminster
  • London Metropolitan University
  • London South Bank University
  • Anglia Ruskin University
  • West London University
  • East London University
  • Nottingham University
  • Brunel University
  • Surrey university
  • City university
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