Foundation Degree in Mechanical Design and Manufacture with embedded HNC

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Foundation Degree in Mechanical Design and Manufacture with embedded HNC
Level 4

Awarding Body: University of Plymouth

Mode Of Study

Part time over three years.

The Programme

Do you have a drive to make things work? This underpins the aims of this course. The modules that have been assembled to make up the programme are designed to be challenging and to establish a knowledge base suitable for a career in technology. It has been identified that development skills at this level are key to impacting on a company's bottom line. This would ideally suit people who wish to work, or who are already working as technicians in mechanical design, manufacturing or associated industries. St…

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Foundation Degree in Mechanical Design and Manufacture with embedded HNC
Level 4

Awarding Body: University of Plymouth

Mode Of Study

Part time over three years.

The Programme

Do you have a drive to make things work? This underpins the aims of this course. The modules that have been assembled to make up the programme are designed to be challenging and to establish a knowledge base suitable for a career in technology. It has been identified that development skills at this level are key to impacting on a company's bottom line. This would ideally suit people who wish to work, or who are already working as technicians in mechanical design, manufacturing or associated industries. Students must be open minded when analysing the modules of this course.

The Programme Content

The course has a common core of analytical methods, organisational behaviour, CAD, and project work. The mechanical design and manufacturing pathway includes materials science, manufacturing technology, engineering science, instrumentation and control, design processes and manufacturing systems, Assessment is through a combination of assignments, in course assessments and end of module examinations. The majority of students project module is industry based and has been acknowledged as exceptional by both academics and industry.

Entry Requirements

Students should hold a national certificate or national diploma in mechanical engineering, relevant A Levels or an equivalent Level 3 qualification.
Applications are also welcome from those who have relevant industrial experience and other suitable education/training.

Costs

Students are required to purchase their own core texts, a scientific calculator with complex number function (Casio FX991MS preferred) and a USB Flash (pen) drive.
Access to a computer with Microsoft Office applications and a mathematics software package when not in college is advantageous.

Venue

Barnstaple Campus

Dates

Thursday.

Progression

Upon successful completion students may be able to progress to Plymouth University into the final year of BSc (Hons) Mechanical Design and Manufacture degree. Please note there is a progression application deadline and places may be subject to availability.Nationally there is a demand for graduates working at incorporated engineer level. Incorporated engineers often work alongside chartered engineers on technological innovation. If you are not already working within the engineering industry, this course should enable you to find appropriate work within your chosen area.

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