HND Mechanical Engineering

18063W1 | Pagefield Centre, Wigan
Start Date | 10/09/2018
Time/Day | FULL TIME

Is this course for me?

A HNC in Mechanical Engineering is a valuable and highly regarded qualification within the industry. The programme is preparation for those who wish to progress onto a Top-Up Degree programme in engineering. The course is also ideal for those who are looking to establish a career in the industry or progress in their current position with an organisation. In addition the programme provides students with analytical thinking skills and the principles of mechanical engineering.

What will I study?

The course includes units such as: Engineering Design, Engineering Maths, Engineering Science, Managing a Professional Engineering Project, Fluid Mechanics, Computer Aided Design and Manufacture, Mechanical Workshop Principles, Fundamentals of Thermodynamics and Heat Engines. Two of the following units will be offered: Fluid Mechanics, Mechanical Workshop Practices, Computer Aided Design and Manufacture (CAD/CAM). The HND programme covers all the above as well as: Research Project, Professional Engineering Management, Advanced Mechanical Principles, Virtual Engineering, Further Mathematics, Lean Manufacturing and Sustainability.

How long is the course?

Full time HND can be studied two days per week for two academic years.

How will I be assessed?

The HND programme is assessed through a variety of methods from written assignments to course work.

What qualifications do I need?

48 UCAS tariff points. Mature students with experience, a portfolio of work and employer references will be considered. Students must also possess a Grade C or above in Maths at GCSE or equivalent.

What can I progress onto?

Students may progress onto the BEng (Hons) Mechanical and Manufacturing Engineering top up degree at the University Centre Wigan & Leigh College.

Other Information

You will be taught by a professional team of staff who will support you throughout your course.

Course Fees

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Course fees shown are per annum (unless indicated otherwise). Courses lasting longer than one year, fees will be payable per year.

If you need advice on any financial support that may be available to you, please contact us on or phone 01942 761111

Wigan & Leigh College endeavours to ensure that the information provided in this publication is accurate at the time of going to publication. All courses are offered subject to student numbers and the College reserves the right to amend, withdraw or amalgamate any of the courses, fees, services, locations or facilities described at any time. The College cannot accept liability arising out of such changes or connected to such changes, however it will undertake to minimise disruption to students.

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