HNC Mechanical Engineering & HNC Electrical and Electronic Engineering | Loughborough College
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Developed in collaboration with our external partners, this HNC has been designed to equip you with the necessary skills and understanding required to build a successful career within the industry. This two-year, part-time course combines theoretical understanding with practical work experience and aims to prepare you for the complex technical challenges that exist within the field of engineering.

Course Content

With the flexibility to construct a learning programme that is specific to your individual requirements, this HNC aims to enhance your skills and improve your abilities in order to develop you as a rounded practitioner. Studying a core of maths, science and engineering principles, this course allows you to study additional modules designed to broaden your understanding and diversify your applied knowledge.

Designed to meet the needs of the mechanical, electrical power and electronic sectors, we offer engineering students industry-standard workshops and modernised learning facilities in which to conduct practical tasks. You will be to expected manage your own workload and commit to a level of self-directed study; however, support will be continually available from our experienced team. You will also be invited to take part in study skills development which will enable you to gain valuable academic skills and techniques.


As a part time student you will have a personal tutor with whom your group will meet every week.

Your course leader is responsible for the organisation and delivery of the course. They can help you with any queries about the course content etc. You are required to fully attend the course and meet all deadlines for the submission of work. Punctuality and good behaviour are, of course, expected of all students.


Entry Requirements

  • 64 UCAS points in A Level subjects including maths
  • Level 3 BTEC in an engineering discipline
  • Minimum level 4 in GCSE maths and English

Mature students with industrial experience and some post-16 study in a mathematically related discipline but who lack the above qualifications are encouraged to apply

Progression Opportunities

Using the subject-specific knowledge and transferable skills acquired on this course, you may choose to enter employment directly or pursue Higher Education. Successful achievement of this HNC allows you to progress on to study additional modules to achieve a Higher National Diploma or enter the second year of the Foundation Degree in Engineering here at Loughborough College. Recent graduates have also achieved prosperous careers in research and development, design and management, and technical sales and production.

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Key Facts


  • September 2018

Mode of Attendance:

  • Part Time Day or Evening (PT)



Course Duration:

2 Years

Programme Costs:

  • The fees for this course are currently being confirmed.

Please contact Student Recruitment for more information.

College Course Code:

  • 18/19NPK1031

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