HNC Manufacturing and Mechanical Engineering (Part Time)

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The HNC Manufacturing and Mechanical Engineering course at Southampton Solent University is a nationally recognised qualification which will equip you for a role within modern manufacturing and mechanical engineering systems.

Highly regarded by local employers, this vocational qualification will offer you a broad understanding of the typical tasks and requirements of engineering professionals.

Alongside the sound engineering concepts you'll learn, you'll be introduced to engineering applications, analogue and digital electronics, and mathematics.

Through a range of lab work and hands-on projects, you'll also be able to explore aspects of manufacturing, mechanical principles and materials…

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The HNC Manufacturing and Mechanical Engineering course at Southampton Solent University is a nationally recognised qualification which will equip you for a role within modern manufacturing and mechanical engineering systems.

Highly regarded by local employers, this vocational qualification will offer you a broad understanding of the typical tasks and requirements of engineering professionals.

Alongside the sound engineering concepts you'll learn, you'll be introduced to engineering applications, analogue and digital electronics, and mathematics.

Through a range of lab work and hands-on projects, you'll also be able to explore aspects of manufacturing, mechanical principles and materials. Your 'learning by doing' helps to maintain our high success rate for student employability, and will complement your ability to evaluate solutions to a range of engineering problems using developed technology.

Southampton Solent University has a long track record of successfully delivering Higher Nationals. Our approachable, experienced staff strive to ensure that you're learning fits in accordance with the rigourous BTEC/Edexel guidelines.

This HNC provides an academic platform to enter a number of post HNC courses, such as a HND, Foundation Degree, or an Honours degree, which allows you to work towards the professional status of Incorprated Engineer.

Course content

(Under review for 2013)
Drawing and CADAnalogue and Digital Electronics
Mathematics
Mechanical Science
Manufacturing Principles
Engineers in Business
Work-based Project.

Assessment

Assessment is carried out by a variety of methods, dependant on the particular unit of study. Methods of assessment include in-course assignments, laboratory work, formal examinations and projects.

Special features

Once you've successfully completed this HNC you may continue your learning by doing another year of study to achieve a HND or Foundation Degree (FdSc). Further study on the BSc (Hons) Manufacturing and Mechanical Engineering is then possible.

You can also apply to transfer to the parallel Foundation Degree at the end of Year 1. Your final decision on the course and subject choice can be left until the start of the second period.

Attendance

Day release

Special facilities

You'll have exclusive access to the Maritime and Technology Faculty's own network of approx. 100 fully networked desktop PCs, in addition to the University's general network of around 600 PCs and 100 Apple Macs.

All these machines are equipped with a wide range of industry standard applications, programming languages and system development tools, and offer free e-mail and Internet access. Laptop hire is also available.

Fees

Fees for the 2012/13 academic year are:

£3,710 pa for UK and EU students.

Overseas students please contact the faculty for details of fees. Students also pay an Edexcel Registration fee, contact the faculty office for details.

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