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Mechanical Engineering (Year 2 Direct Entry) HND

(SCQF level 8)

Engineering, Energy & Gas, Faculty of Building, Engineering and Energy

Applications closed

Mode of Study

Full-time

Start Date

28th Aug 2017, 2 years

28th Aug 2017, 2 years

Location

Riverside Campus

Applications from International Students Welcome

Overview

This course allows you to study mechanical engineering to a professional standard. On completion of this course you will typically go to university, or move into industry as supervisors or technicians.

During your studies you'll have the use of the college’s extensive engineering equipment, which includes a fully functioning mechanical workshop and computer labs running CAD design software, hydraulic pneumatic software and labs.

This course is placed on the Scottish Credit Qualifications Framework at Level 8. For more information on the framework visit: www.scqf.org.uk/the-framework/.

 

Entry requirements

Minimum entry requirements

  • HNC in Mechanical Engineering OR
  • First yea rof HND Mechanical Engineering

You'll be invited for a group and/or individual interview where you can find out more about the course and tell us why you're interested in this subject.

 

What you study

  • Applied Industrial Plant Maintenance.
  • Mathematics for Engineers 2.
  • Plant Systems.
  • Heat Transfer and Fluid Mechanics.
  • Strength of Materials Advanced.
  • Renewable Energy Units 1 and 2.
  • Mathematics for Engineers 3 is available for those wishing to apply for university.

 

After the course

Careers

This course prepares you for a career as an Engineering Technician, Supervisor or Manager.

Continuiung Study

On succesful completion of your HND you may apply to third year of Glasgow Caledonian University's BEng Renewable Energy Degree programs, BEng Mechanical with CadB Eng/BSc programs at other universities, or an Incorporated Engineer qualification.

  • Mode of Study:
    Full-time
  • Start Date:
    28th Aug 2017, 2 years
  • Location:
    Riverside Campus
  • Applications from International Students Welcome