The programme develops a wide range of engineering skills to prepare students for the exciting world of modern engineering. Subjects cover the underpinning maths and science as well as exploring the core skills required for 21st century engineers such as materials, CAD, project management, automation and robotics, programming, electronics, design, workshop practices and research/development. The HND programme offers an excellent way to a study towards a degree level programme in Engineering with all the benefits of staying local and with small class sizes and the close support of industrially and educationally experienced lecturers. Students also benefits from academic and pastoral 1:1 tutorials, directed self-study and assignment workshops.
The HND provides progression towards professional status, direct employment or entry to the later stages of an appropriate degree. Relevant careers paths include all areas of engineering and related technical and professional roles.