Higher National Diploma Engineering Systems

Five highlights

  • Number one college in sussex for three years
  • Wide range of workshops
  • Staff are trained to high level with on going professional development
  • Strong links with Local Industries
  • QAA approved

Key Points

  • Chichester Campus
  • 04.09.2017
  • BTEC HND Diploma in General Engineering (QCF) Level 5


Course code Location Course length Start date
MNT214CF1A Chichester Campus 2 Years 04.09.2017

What you need to know

What will I study?

All Chichester College modules map directly to Edexcel units, there are no locally devised units. MANDATORY CORE UNITS: Engineering Design, Engineering Maths, Engineering Science, Managing a Professional Engineering Project. SPECIALIST UNITS: Mechatronics, Materials, Properties and Testing, Automation, Robotics and PLC, Computer Aided Design and Manufacture, Research Project, Professional Engineering Management, Advanced Mechanical Principles, Further Mathematics, Manufacturing Systems Engineering, Lean Manufacturing, Utilisation of Electrical Power. At the end of year 1 students achieve an Edexcel BTEC Level 4 HNC Diploma having studied 8 units totaling 120 credits. At the end of year 2 students achieve an Edexcel BTEC Level 5 HND Diploma having studied 16 units totaling 245 credits.

How will I be taught?

The programme will be delivered in a variety of learning environments which will help to support development of the learners self study skills. A variety of practical and theoretical applications will be used to reinforce the learning along with a strong emphasis on work related learning in the industry. The emphasis is on implementing engineering solutions for the modern engineering environment.

How will I be assessed?

Student assessment involves three assignments per module of which one may be a be a controlled assignment, all assigned work would need to be completed by assignment deadline dates. Each module is assessed by individual or group coursework assignments.

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