This programme is designed for students who have already achieved a HNC in a relevant engineering discipline who are seeking to study additional modules to convert it into a HND.
Each student will have an Individual Learning Pathway, based on the modules studied for their HNC and their module choices, which are chosen at an interview with the course leader for the programme at the start. Modules are available daytimes, evenings and by distance learning and students may study a combination of these. A normal HNC to HND conversion would take two academic years, but different durations are possible depending on module choice. A wide variety of electrical, electronic, mechanical and management-related modules are available to make a total of 240 credits (including HNC).
Core Level 5
- Research Project
- Professional Engineering Management (Pearson-set)
- Advanced Mechanical Principles
- Virtual Engineering
- Further Mathematics
Optional Two Units from General Level 5 options list
- Further Thermodynamics
- Industrial Power, Electronics and Storage
- Advanced Manufacturing Technology
Your course leader is responsible for arranging your Individual Learning Pathway and will communicate with you regularly to discuss your progress. You are required to meet all deadlines for the submission of work.
The Quality Assurance Agency for Higher Education (QAA) has confirmed the quality and standards of provision at Loughborough College following its review of the institution in March 2014.
BTEC Higher National Certificate in a relevant engineering discipline.
HND can provide enhanced career opportunities in all fields of engineering; some students apply for entry onto year 2 or year 3 of a degree course, or onto the part-time BSc programme at Loughborough College.
Whilst every effort is made to ensure that the information contained on this website is correct, the College accepts no liability for any errors or omissions. Please note that details are subject to change without notice with regard to the provision of courses, course times and dates and the fees and charges levied.
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