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HND Mechanical Engineering

The HND Mechanical Engineering is for anyone who has an interest in studying mechanical engineering at a higher level.

When will I start the course and how long will it take?

This course starts in September. You will be required to study on one extended day per week (typically from 9.00am to 8.00pm) for one year.

What will I study?

The HND Mechanical Engineering gives you the opportunity to study the discipline of mechanical engineering at technical level, and as such provide you with a qualification that reflects your theoretical and practical knowledge.

You will study the following units:

  • Further Analytical Methods
  • Project Management
  • Programmable Logic Controllers
  • Quality Assurance and Management
  • CAD / CAM
  • Design for Manufacturing

This course is delivered at the newly refurbished STEM Centre, Technology Campus which has recently received significant investment.

How is it assessed?

All units are assessed by a combination of assignments including phase tests, classwork, case studies and formal end of session written examinations.

Do I need any previous qualifications to start this course?

You should have completed the HNC Mechanical Engineering.

What are the course fees?

For 2018 entry, tuition fees for part-time study on this undergraduate qualification are £2100 per annum.

Subject to eligibility, students can apply for a tuition fee loan from the Government to cover the full cost of tuition fees.

For comprehensive information about the financial support available to students joining this course in academic year 2017/18, together with details of how to apply can be found on our finance page.

What can I go on to do once I have completed this course?

The HND Mechanical Engineering provides you with the skills demanded by industry. It opens up the possibility of a career over a wide range of engineering disciplines, for example engineering design and development, product development, installation and maintenance, project engineering, production planning and control and technical sales.

The qualification also provides you with the opportunity to seek career development into senior positions in national and international companies.

Additionally, You can use the HND Mechanical Engineering to top-up your qualification to a full honours degree.

I'm interested in this course, what do I do next?

If you would like any further information in relation to this course, please contact our enquiries team directly on 0800 99 66 99 or email enquire @ sthelens.ac.uk or drop into our next Enrolment and Information Event. Alternatively, submit an application form to secure a place.

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