Course Type: Part Time,Higher Education

Higher National Diploma (HND) General Engineering

  • Course Code ACE0165
  • Day Weekdays
  • Time TBC
  • Fee Year 1: £3,000
    Year 2: £3,000
  • Duration 2 years
  • Campus SASMI (SR5 3HE)

This programme has been developed as a top up to our HNC in Engineering, so is suitable for already qualified HNC engineering technicians who are keen to progress their career as Senior Technicians or Engineers. It is delivered at our excellent Skills Academy for Sustainable Manufacturing and Innovation near Nissan Washington on a day release basis on a Thursday over two years.

Progression is available to top up to an engineering honors degree with local higher education  institutions.

Students with other HNC Engineering qualifications may apply following an interview to ensure the correct combination of units are available to ensure a successful overall award.

What will I study?

  • Management of projects
  • Mechanical or electrical principles
  • Electrical Electronic and Digital Principles or Strength of materials
  • Fluid Power or Combinational and Sequential Logic
  • Strengths of Materials
  • Business Management Techniques for Engineers
  • Plant and Process Principles
  • Health Safety and Risk assessment in Engineering

Please note: whilst every effort is made to run advertised programmes, this course will run subject to suitable student numbers.

An interview is required.

How to apply

You can register your interest for this course online, call 0191 490 2246 or email start@gateshead.ac.uk.

Qualifications needed

120 Credit HNC in a related subject.

Required experience

In addition to the entry requirements it is essential that you have evidence of either relevant employment or work experience in the business sector, which may include voluntary work.

There are loans available that you can apply for to help cover the costs of course fees and living costs(if studying full time).

For more information or advice, contact our finance support services on 0191 490 4627 or 0191 426 4329. Our support funds team can also be emailed at support.funds@gateshead.ac.uk