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Department Overview

Our Engineering department offers specialist HND and HNC qualifications designed to prepare students for a successful career in the engineering sector. These courses cover key knowledge areas like engineering maths, design, and science, combined with professional management and lean manufacturing.

The HNC course provides two different pathways in Mechanical Engineering and Electrical & Electronic Engineering, allowing students to specialise according to their career goals. All courses include a mix of practical projects and academic theory, shaping highly skilled, motivated individuals who can progress into various engineering roles. Ideal for those working in or aiming to work in the engineering field in professional, managerial, or technical capacities. The department promotes a balanced blend of theory and hands-on experience, empowering students to excel in their chosen engineering specialisations.

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View Our Engineering Courses:

HND Engineering (Electrical/Mechanical)

H600 P56

This engineering qualification provides a specialist work-related programme of study that covers the key knowledge, understanding and practical skills required in the engineering sector.
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HNC Engineering (Mechanical)

H300 P56

In this HNC Engineering qualification, you will study mandatory units in engineering design, engineering maths and engineering science.
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HNC Engineering (Electrical and Electronic)

H600 P56

Our HNC Electrical and Electronic Engineering qualification provides the opportunity to study engineering design, engineering maths and engineering science.
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