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HND Mechanical Engineering (Full-Time)

The HND Mechanical Engineering programme is ideal for students wishing to work within the engineering industry. Students firstly study the HNC Engineering and then have the option to progress to the HND.

The HND comprises of seven units which involves studying five mandatory core subjects and a further two specialist subjects. The units have been chosen to meet a broad range of local industry needs.

Assessments are mainly by assignment with some testing in the analytical subjects. The course provides high quality industry related training for those who wish to pursue a career in the engineering sector.

Typical Course Structure

  • Research Project 
  • Professional Engineering Management
  • Advanced Mechanical Principles
  • Virtual Engineering
  • Further Mathmatics
  • Thermofluids
  • Lean Manufacturing

Study Details

Students will study on the Lincoln College Campus for the full duration of the course using our dedicated teaching areas. Full-time, one year. Three days per week.

Course contact hours are typically comprised of: 16 hours contact time. It is expected that students complete between eight and 16 hours of additional independent study per week in order to be successful on this programme. 

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How to Apply

Applications for this course are for 2023 entry only.

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 OfS 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 and information of the responsibilities and conditions of study of both Lincoln College and the validating partners please see the Policies section.

Applicants are required to have:

  • HNC Qualification in Mechanical Engineering
  • Completion of RQF HNC in Mechanical Engineering

Plus

  • GCSE English – Grade C/4 or above
  • GCSE Maths – Grade C/4 or above

EU and International Applicants

  • 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 student visa

The assessment methods typically used throughout the programme include:

  • Practical assessments
  • Timed assessments
  • Coursework
  • Written assessments

 

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. 

Per Academic Year

  • Home Students - £8,000
  • International Students - £9,500

Tuition fees will remain unchanged for the duration of a student’s continuous enrolment.
 

Additional Course Costs

  • Costs Scientific calculator - £10 (compulsory)

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

Additional compulsory course costs can be paid for using the Career Degree Bursary. The scheme allows students to access the bursary (up to a maximum value of £500 for full-time or £250 part-time students) for additional optional courses, workshops, professional memberships and resources. There is no cash alternative. Students who wish to access opportunities in excess of the Career Degree Bursary may do so at full cost to themselves.

Attend an Open Day

Our upcoming Higher Education (HE) Open Days are listed on the Open Days webpage. Please register your place via the Eventbrite links listed. 

If you have any questions or would like further information, please email: he@lincolncollege.ac.uk

Key Facts

Level:5

Full-Time/Part-Time:Full-Time

Duration:1 Year

Start Date:September 2023

Location:Lincoln Campus

UCAS Course Code:H300

UCAS Institution Code:L42