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BTEC HNC General Engineering Year 1

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Course CodeJ0505
Academic Year1718
Dates10th September 2017 to 29th June 2018
Location NameNuneaton Campus
AreaMechanical Engineering
Mode Of ProvisionPart Time
IntroductionThis Edexcel BTEC Level 4 HNC Diploma in General Engineering is a two year part-time course. All students study four units in the first academic year and then four units in the second academic year. The course contains general engineering topics as well as an emphasis on mechanical engineering.
Study OutlineThe mandatory units are: Engineering Mathematics; Engineering Science; Managing a Professional Engineering Project and Engineering Design. The specialist units typically include: Mechanical Principles plus 3 others (TBC).
Entry RequirementsA BTEC Level 3 Diploma in Mechanical Engineering or Manufacturing Engineering with at least merit grade in Mathematics and Mechanical Principles. Or a BTEC Subsidiary Diploma in Engineering with at least merit grade in Mathematics and Mechanical Principles plus Industrial Experience, or ‘A’ Levels in Mathematics and Physics. Students who have not studied at this College will need to be interviewed by the course coordinator.
EquipmentNo specialist equipment is required.
AttendanceYou will be required to attend one day per week for 34 weeks each academic year, September - July, 09:00am to 16.30pm, in line with the college calendar.
AssessmentYou will be assessed in accordance with college policy and Edexcel assessment regulations. Assessment is largely by assignment work covering the outcomes specified in the units.
ProgressionStudents may progress to the Higher National Diploma in either Mechanical or Manufacturing Engineering. Alternatively, there is the opportunity to progress to a degree programme at university.
QualificationHNC
Awarding BodyEDEXCEL
Level4
Available Full-time?N
Available Part-time?Y
Suitable for Higher Education?Y
Suitable for Individuals?Y
Suitable for Employers?Y
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