HNC in Mechatronics Engineering•
About the course
This course will enhance learners' knowledge and skills of combined mechanical and electrical Mechatronics systems. Learners will study a variety of specialist Mechatronics modules in combination with fundamental Engineering theoretical knowledge. This course uses the latest hardware and simulation software to develop an understanding of the latest state-of-the-art robotic and autonomous industrial systems used throughout industry. The Mechatronics Engineering HNC gives learners exposure to advanced electro-mechanical systems and develops learners' knowledge of sensors, actuators, signalling, robotics, and programmable-logic-controllers. The course is suited to learners wishing to pursue a career working with advanced electro-mechanical systems such as advanced robotics, autonomous factory lines, automated conveyor systems, and much more.
Type of LearningUniversity Study
Study ModePart-time block-release.
Awarded ByPearson Higher Nationals
Our typical offer is 104-112 UCAS points. A-Levels, pass in Mathematics and a Science or Technology-based subject. Pearson BTEC Level 3 National Extended Diploma (1080) in an Engineering subject, grade DMM. Pearson BTEC Level 3 National Diploma (540) in an Engineering subject, grade D*D. Access to HE Diploma in Engineering, grade pass with a minimum score of 106 UCAS points. We are unable to accept international applications for this course. We operate a flexible admissions policy and treat everyone as an individual which means that we will take into consideration your educational achievements, predicted grades (where applicable), and industry experience.
Engineering Science, Maths, and Design; Computer-Aided-Design; Mechatronics; Automation, Robotics and PLC's; Digital Principles; Engineering Project.
Assessments take place throughout the year in the form of assignments. These are are typically as essay-style submissions. The use of portfolios and practical laboratory-based submissions are also used in some of the more practical, modules such as Computer Aided Design. You will also be expected to create an academic report for the Project which will consist of your summary of your work throughout the year.
Careers & Progression
Learners typically enrol in either a Higher National Diploma (HND) in an Engineering Discipline of their choice, or a Bachelor's Degree in Engineering. Learners with a Higher National Certificate (HNC) in Mechatronics Engineering can expect to earn in the region of £33,000+. Careers that this course may lead to include Automation Engineer, Robotic Engineer, Controls Engineering, System Engineering where employees typically earn in the region of £33,000 per year.
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