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HND in Mechanical Engineering

Level 5

Key Facts

Level:Level 5

Full-time/part-time:Full time

Duration:35 Weeks

Start Date:4th September 2017

Location:Lincoln Campus

Course Code:HEL0021AA1

Applications for this course are processed through UCAS, please see the course description and make a note of the Institute Code and UCAS Course Code.

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Students study 16 units in total, including 8 units from the HNC. The units have been chosen to meet a broad range of local industry needs.**Please note that due to the new BTEC Specifications for 2017/18 not yet being released this course information will be subject to change. Once this information is available we will update the information accordingly.

Typical Course Structure

HND

• Engineering Science
• Analytical Methods for Engineers
• Project Design, Implementation and Evaluation
• Manufacturing Process
• Applications of Pneumatics & Hydraulics
• Materials Engineering
• Advanced CAD
• Health and Safety and Risk Assessment in Engineering
• Mechanical Principles
• Engineering Thermodynamics
• Engineering Design
• Further Analytical Methods
• Fluid Mechanics
• Strengths of Materials
• Business Improvement Techniques
• Managing the Work of Individuals & Teams

Applications for this course are processed through UCAS.

Please make a note of the codes below, then continue to apply through the UCAS website:
Institute code: L42
UCAS Course code: H300

Study Details

You will study on the Lincoln College Campus for the full durations of the course.

2 Years - 2 days per week

Course contact hours are typically comprised of:

12-14 hrs Theory and Practical sessions per week

It is expected that students complete between 4 and 8 hrs of additional independent study per week in order to be successful on this programme.

Whilst the sessions delivered at College will fall between Monday and Tuesday from 9am – 7pm, it is expected that students make themselves available to complete part-time sector specific work or work experience hours outside of these times. Many of the opportunities offered through the college will require commitment during evenings and weekends.
A minimum of 48 UCAS Tariff points from the following:

GCE A and AS Levels in relevant subjects, with at least one subject at A Level
BTEC National (Diploma or Extended Diploma) in a relevant subject
Access to HE
Scottish Higher/Advanced Higher with at least one subject at Advanced Higher
For mature applicants some experience may be taken in lieu of A Levels / BTECs.

Plus

GCSE English – grade C or above

GCSE Maths – grade C or above (Level 2 Functional skills is not taken as an equivalent)

EU and International applicants

NARIC confirmed equivalent of 48 UCAS points
IELTS with an overall score of 6.0 and a minimum of 5.5 in each component. Equivalent English language qualifications are acceptable for applicants not requiring a Tier 4 visa
Assessment

There are typically 3-4 assessment tasks per module delivered. The assessment methods used throughout the programme include:

Practical assessments
Timed assessments
Coursework
Written assessments
The programme specification details the assessment strategy for each module.

Progression

HNC and HND qualifications are widely recognised in their own right and provide students with the skills required for employment in a range of associated professions.

On successful completion of the course students can top up to degree level at another higher institution. The point of entry will depend on the chosen institution and the subjects studied and the grades achieved at HNC/D.
Student Full Time (per academic year)
Home and EU Students £6500.00
International Students £9500.00
Tuition fees will remain unchanged for the duration of a student’s continuous enrolment.

Additional Course Costs

Scientific calculator - £10 (compulsory)

Additional compulsory course costs will be paid for using the Lincoln College Bursary / Vocational Credit scheme. The scheme allows students to access the remainder of the Vocational Credit (up to a maximum value of £500 / £250) for additional optional courses, workshops, professional memberships and resources. There is no cash alternative. Students who wish to access opportunities in excess of the Vocational Credit may do so at full cost to themselves.

Please see the full 'HE Terms and Conditions' for details of additional library and printing costs associated with this programme

http://www.lincolncollege.ac.uk/higher-educations/terms

Applications for this course are processed through UCAS, please see the course description and make a note of the Institute Code and UCAS Course Code.

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This course is validated by Pearson. The validating institution is responsible for awarding the qualification at the end of the programme. Students on validated courses are HEFCE registered, funded and taught at Lincoln College and it is the responsibility of the College to manage all aspects of this provision. The validating institution maintains an oversight of the programme throughout the academic year and must be satisfied that students are being taught in line with the required academic standards of the awarding institution. For full details of the responsibilities of both Lincoln College and the validating partners please see the HE Terms and Conditions page, section 11.

Full details and information regarding terms and conditions of study, relevant policies and procedures, offers and acceptance of offers can be found at:

http://www.lincolncollege.ac.uk/higher-education/terms

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