HNC Mechanical Engineering
- 2 years
- Enrolment date: September
- Admission enquiries: Darlington College (01325 503050), Hartlepool College of Further Education (01429 295000), Middlesbrough College (01642 333700) and Redcar & Cleveland College (01642 473132)
- Fee for UK/EU students
(from Sept 2016 entry):
£4,500 (120 credits)
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This is a Teesside University award delivered in partnership with your chosen college. The course is for you if you'd like to work as a technician/technician engineer in mechanical engineering design, manufacture, maintenance and testing. The course has been developed in consultation with local industry, and combines theory and practical work with the focus being on industrial applications.
HNC Mechanical Engineering provides a programme of study over a range of disciplines to help you develop skills to progress your career through employment or further education at degree level.
What you study
You study eight modules chosen to cover the range of needs of local and national industries and business.
How you learn
The course combines practical sessions, lectures and tutorials. You are required to complement your college-based learning with self-study.
How you are assessed
Assessment is by a range of integrated assignments, case studies, projects and tests which are planned throughout the year.
An HNC award opens up the possibility of a career in a wide range of engineering disciplines including design, manufacturing, project management and IT. The qualification provides you with the opportunity to seek career development into senior positions in national and international companies. Alternatively, you may seek further study to HND, degree level and beyond.
You need an appropriate technician or craft qualification at Level 3 or similar, and a good standard of literacy and numeracy skills. The most common eligible qualifications include A levels, BTEC Extended Diplomas/National Diplomas and Access to Higher Education Diplomas. We may also consider substantial work experience in a relevant area.
If you have non-traditional qualifications, or wish to discuss your eligibility, please call our admissions enquiry telephone number or email.
For additional information please see the undergraduate and postgraduate entry requirements in our admissions section
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plus four specialist modules
- Advanced Computer-aided Design Techniques
- Advanced Mathematics for Engineering
- Application of Pneumatics and Hydraulics
- Business Improvement Techniques
- Business Management Techniques
- CAD/CAM and Product Development
- Design for Manufacture
- Engineering Design
- Engineering Thermodynamics
- Fabrication Technology
- Fluid Mechanics
- Heat Transfer and Combustion
- Manufacturing Processes
- Materials Engineering
- Measurement and Testing
- Mechatronic Systems Principles
- Microprocessor Systems
- Plant and Process Principles
- Plant Technology
- Programmable Logic Controllers
- Project Management
Modules offered may vary.