Mechanical Engineering: HNC/HND

HNC

In Glasgow

Price on request

Description

  • Type

    HNC

  • Location

    Glasgow (Scotland)

  • Duration

    2 Years

This programme is intended to provide students with the technical education required to compete on level academic terms with senior technicians. The syllabus covers a broad-based engineering spectrum including design, production and plant subjects with an emphasis on hands-on instructions on computer applications in engineering.

Important information

Government funding available

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Location

Start date

Glasgow
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43 Shamrock Street, G4 9LD

Start date

On request

About this course

Higher Mathematics OR an appropriate range of SQA NC modules or NQ units OR other relevant qualifications and experience. Entry by informal interview.

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Mechanical Engineering: HNC/HND

Course Description
This programme is intended to provide students with the technical education required to compete on level academic terms with senior technicians. The syllabus covers a broad-based engineering spectrum including design, production and plant subjects with an emphasis on hands-on instructions on computer applications in engineering.

Preferred Entry Requirements
Higher Mathematics OR an appropriate range of SQA NC modules or NQ units OR other relevant qualifications and experience. Entry by informal interview.

Course Duration
Course Duration: HNC: 1 academic year HND: 2 academic years
Start Date: Aug-09
End Date: Jun-10 (HNC) Jun-11 (HND)
Hours per week: 18 hours

Course Content

Year 1:
Communication: Practical Skills; Computer Aided Draughting For Engineers; Dynamics; Engineering Drawing; Information Technology: Applications Software; Materials Selection; Mathematics For Engineering 2; Mathematics For Engineering: Mechanical & Manufacturing; Mechanical Engineering: Graded Unit 1; Pneumatics & Hydraulics; Quality Management: An Introduction; Statics & Strength Of Materials; Thermofluids; Engineering Skills (Workshop).

Year 2:
Application Of Programmable Logic Controllers; Applied Industrial Plant Maintenance; Business Awareness & Continuing Professional Development; Design For Manufacture; Engineering Measurement; Engineering Skills; Fundamentals Of Control Systems And Transducers; Heat Transfer And Fluid Mechanics; Mathematics For Engineering 2; Mathematics For Engineering 3; Mechanical Engineering: Graded Unit 2; Metal Component Manufacture; Plant Systems; Project Management; Strength Of Materials: Advanced.

Progression
Degree courses in: Mechanical Engineering; Product Design; Sports Engineering and Computer Aided Design. Employment.

Mechanical Engineering: HNC/HND

Price on request