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L4 HNC IN MECHATRONICS (DELIVERED IN PARTNERSHIP WITH TEESSIDE UNIVERSITY)

HNC IN MECHATRONICS (DELIVERED IN PARTNERSHIP WITH TEESSIDE UNIVERSITY)
Start Date 
16 Sep 2019
End Date 
24 May 2021
Attendance 
Part Time
Target audience 

This course is designed for learners who wish to work as technicians/technician engineers in mechatronics design, manufacture, maintenance, testing or fault finding or the communications industries. It has been developed in consultation with local industry, and combines theory and practical work with the focus being on industrial applications.

Entry requirements 

The normal entry requirements for a Higher National Certificate programme would be the completion of a National Certificate or Diploma in a similar or related discipline.
Students without these qualifications will have their previous experience and qualifications reviewed at interview before entry to the course.

Course content 

Year 1 Modules

  • Analytical Methods for Engineers
  • Engineering Science
  • Applications of Pneumatics and Hydraulics
  • Utilisation of Electrical Energy

Year 2 Modules

  • Mechatronic System Principles
  • Project
  • Programmable Logic Controllers
  • Business Management techniques

(Optional units subject to change. The student will complete 4 modules per year)

Assessment criteria 

Assessment is by a range of integrated assignments, case studies, projects and tests which are planned throughout the year.

Progression 

Students who complete this course can progress to a HND in Mechatronics or directly onto the second year of an appropriate degree at the University.

A HNC award opens up the possibility of a career in a wide range of engineering disciplines, including design, manufacturing, project management and IT.

The qualification provides you with the opportunity to seek career development into senior positions in national and international companies.

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You are able to apply online for all courses, however to complete your course enrolment fully, you will need to have an interview and then be accepted onto a course. The only courses available to enrol online are Full Cost courses, if you wish to enrol on any other course please call into Student Services or call 01429 295000.

Full Cost course fees are inclusive of VAT.

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