Pearson BTEC Level 5 Higher National Diploma (HND) in Engineering (RQF)
January, April & September
The Higher National Diploma (HND) in Engineering offers the perfect pathway for students and professionals pursuing a career in electrical/electronic or mechanical engineering to develop a sound understanding of the principles. Awarded by Pearson, the world’s largest learning company, this vocational qualification is recognized by universities and employers all over the world.
Students with a suitable academic background or related work experience can achieve an engineering qualification that equips them with the core knowledge, skills and techniques to build a successful career in the engineering field. The selection of specialist modules and technical experience obtained in this programme prepares students with the working practices essential to develop problem solving techniques in a professional engineering environment.
This programme offers a pathway to a rewarding career in the various fields of engineering, such as electrical engineering, electronic engineering, mechanical engineering. Specifically designed to produce work-ready professionals, Pearson provides a clear track towards a higher education with transfer opportunities to over 200 universities worldwide or towards employment at an entry level in an engineering positions.
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The Higher National Diploma (HND) in Engineering involves both internal and external assessments. Assessments in each module is structured to meet the specified learning outcomes.
The following are some of the main types of assessment:
- Phase tests.
- Laboratory exercises.
- Practical IT demonstrations.
- Independent research projects
- Real-time software simulations.
- Presentations with assessor questioning.
- Total Credits : 240
- Total Units : 15 (8 Mandatory, 7 Optional)
- Duration : 24 Months
Year 1 -Level 4
Unit 3: Engineering Science
Unit 2: Engineering Maths
Unit 79: Computer Aided Design (CAD) for Engineering
Unit 20: Digital Principles
Unit 8: Mechanical Principles
Unit 1: Engineering Design
Unit 16: Instrumentation and Control Systems
Unit 4: Managing a Professional Engineering Project (Pearson-set)
Year 2-Level 5
Unit 34: Research Project
Unit 46: Embedded Systems
Unit 35: Professional Engineering Management
Unit 47: Analogue Electronic Systems
Unit 49: Lean Manufacturing
Unit 39: Further Mathematics
Unit 36: Advanced Mechanical Principles
Upon completion of HND in Engineering, you can top up to a Bachelors’ degree from over 200 universities worldwide in any of the computing majors mentioned below:
- Mechanical Engineering.
- Electrical Engineering.
- Electronic Engineering.