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Extended Degree in Engineering & Technology

Barnet And Southgate College
Campus 35 weeks August 2017 United Kingdom City of London

The Extended Engineering and Technology Degree Programme (Initial Year) is designed for students who missed out on a BEng or BSc programme in Engineering or who may want to change their curriculum area following A Levels or equivalent study. [+]

Part time Course Studies in Engineering in England in United Kingdom. Who is this course for? The Extended Engineering and Technology Degree Programme (Initial Year) is designed for students who missed out on a BEng or BSc programme in Engineering or who may want to change their curriculum area following A Levels or equivalent study. It is offered in partnership with the University of Hertfordshire and following successful study at College in the Initial Year, students will be given an opportunity to progress to the range of BEng and BSc Engineering and Technology degrees available at Hertfordshire ranging from; Aerospace (including Pilot Studies), Mechanical, Automotive, Motorsport, Electrical and Electronic Engineering to Digital and Computer Engineering. All the Engineering and Technology degree routes at Hertfordshire are accredited, leading to Chartered or Incorporated status. And can be completed (including the Initial Year at College), in four or five years if a sandwich/ industry placement year is included. What qualifications or experience do I need ? As a guide, you need a minimum 120 UCAS points PLUS 5 GCSEs including English, Mathematics and a Science at grade C or above. A minimum IELTS score of 6.0, TOEFL 550, is required for those for whom English is not their first language. Students unsure of their tariff points can contact the College/University for guidance. Please ensure that you have an accurate list of all your qualifications; dates, boards, etc., and that you can provide copies of the relevant certificates if asked. What will I study ? This course will cover the following topics over two semesters (A&B) made up of 13 teaching weeks each: Semester A: Mathematics 1, Engineering Science, Digital and Software Applications in Engineering and Engineering Studies and Skills Semester B: Mathematics 2, Mechanical Science, Electrical Science and Digital Technology and Engineering Project Two of the above (Engineering Studies and Skills and the Engineering Project), are taught at the University. Giving you a chance to see what real university study is like while still at College where the rest of your study will take place. Personal and group tutorial sessions are also planned and built into the timetable and with access to both the College and University study facilities; there is plenty of support offered to assist you completing assignments etc. How will I be assessed ? Assessment is by coursework and examination. Your coursework contributes 40 percent and examinations 60 percent to your total. A typical set of coursework might consist of two assignments and two open book tests, all completed over the 13 week study period with an exam in that subject at the end. The final mark is an aggregate of these two elements in most cases (coursework and exam), the idea being to give you plenty of practice in the sort of assessments that you need have confidence in before beginning your full degree study. What qualifications could I achieve ? On successful completion of this course, students will achieve the appropriate standard for progression to the range of BEng or BSc Degree Programmes offered at the University of Hertfordshire. How do I join the course ? Applications are through UCAS; however, any applications to the College will be forwarded to the University Admissions Tutor for processing. Will I need an interview ? If you clearly meet the entry criteria and/or are predicted to reach the required exam grades, then you will not need an interview. However, you will be required to attend our Welcome Taster Day that you will be sent information about. If you do not meet, or do not expect to meet the entry criteria, please contact our Admissions Team. [-]

Foundation Degree in Motorsport Technology

Barnet And Southgate College
Campus 33 weeks August 2017 United Kingdom Southgate

All applications are considered on their merits. The minimum entry requirement for the programme is 200 UCAS tariff points obtained from A2 equivalents preferably in science, and mathematics related subjects; BTEC L3 Diplomas or Extended Diplomas in science, engineering, Vehicle Technology, Motorsports or related subjects. [+]

Who is this course for? All applications are considered on their merits. The minimum entry requirement for the programme is 200 UCAS tariff points obtained from A2 equivalents preferably in science, and mathematics related subjects; BTEC L3 Diplomas or Extended Diplomas in science, engineering, Vehicle Technology, Motorsports or related subjects. Applicants must also either have achieved GCSE grade C in maths and English or Functional Skills at level 2 in both maths and English. Equivalent qualifications including an International Baccalaureate and full Access to Higher Education Diplomas will be considered. If you are over 21 without formal qualifications, your application will be appreciated providing you can show a high level of ability and relevant experience. What will I study ? The College has a unique partnership with the University of Bolton. The University has a unique partnership with RLR Motorsport, an independent racing team who race in the Le Mans 24hr race, historic series Formula 1, speed series sports racing, and other international events. This course will enable you to work alongside our partners to gain practical industry experience in areas such as aerodynamics, engine testing, parts manufacture and materials testing. The course is designed to meet the academic requirements leading to Incorporated Engineer (IEng) status. You will benefit from excellent industry contacts and links with some of the world's leading automotive companies such as Bentley Motors, Jaguar Land Rover and Cosworth Engineering. The course is divided into modules, taught in semesters (there are two semesters per year). You take six compulsory modules per year. In year 1 you will study Introduction to vehicle systems, Chassis and Electronic Principles, Engine systems and Aer How will I be assessed ? Coursework and examinations Modules are assessed at the end of a semester by a combination of written assignments, laboratory reports, practical and written examinations and presentations. What qualifications could I achieve ? FdSc Motorsport Technology How do I join the course ? All applications should be made through UCAS http://www.ucas.com If you are currently at school or college contact your careers advisor. Will I need an interview ? Yes [-]

Institution of Structural Engineers (IStructE) Chartered Membership (CM) Examination Preparation Class - part-time

University of Bolton
Campus Part time 20 weeks August 2017 United Kingdom Bolton

The course is open to all structural engineers wanting to develop their skills to include structural scheme design. It is assumed that all engineers enrolling on the course have a good working knowledge of design of the primary structural materials. The course includes manual methods of analysis and manual design calculations. It also encourages the use of hand drawn conceptual design sketches and sketch details. Throughout the course, use... [+]

Part time Course Studies in Engineering in England in United Kingdom. Institution of Structural Engineers (IStructE) Chartered Membership (CM) Examination Preparation Class - part-time There is a significant difference between a junior engineer who can carry out the design of individual structural elements and a senior engineer who can identify engineering problems and solve them with viable structural solutions within the scope of a design brief, taking account of structural stability, durability, aesthetics and cost. One of the purposes of this course is to assist junior engineers in their journey to become senior engineers. The course is open to all structural engineers wanting to develop their skills to include structural scheme design. It is assumed that all engineers enrolling on the course have a good working knowledge of design of the primary structural materials. The course includes manual methods of analysis and manual design calculations. It also encourages the use of hand drawn conceptual design sketches and sketch details. Throughout the course, use will be made of past questions from the IStructE CM Exam in tutorials to allow engineers to practice new techniques learnt on the course. There will be a day long mock exam where candidates will be given the opportunity under exam conditions to take a recent exam (likely to be last year’s exam). Opportunity will later be given for peer marking and discussion of the mock exam scripts (or other scripts brought to the session). Marks will not be given by the session leaders and the mock exam is not compulsory. The course includes issues such as exam technique, time management and mark allocation as well as opportunities for coaching using tutorials. In one session, we will invite one or two engineers who sat and passed the examination recently to speak on their experience of the examination, give their suggestions for suitable preparation strategies and answer some of the questions that trouble candidates. Two of the sessions are earmarked for bridge design; however the following topics are excluded from the course: offshore engineering, silos, chimneys, water towers and seismic/dynamic problems. Finally, as the course is exercise and tutorial based, those candidates who put the most effort into their contributions will gain the most from the course. “You get out what you put in.” Entry requirements Applicants should hold BSc (Hons) or BEng (Hons) Civil Engineering or Structural Engineering and be in the process of completing the IStructE’s Professional Review Interview. [-]

Undergraduate Foundation Programme in Computing, Engineering and Sciences

ONCAMPUS
Campus 1 year August 2017 United Kingdom Cambridge

The Undergraduate Foundation Programme includes four core modules, taken by all students throughout the course. These modules are: English, and a choice of three academic subject modules chosen according to the progression pathway [+]

The Undergraduate Foundation Programme includes four core modules, taken by all students throughout the course. These modules are: English, and a choice of three academic subject modules chosen according to the progression pathway, offering at particular FoundationCampus centres, or individual student choice. FoundationCampus centres offer different subject modules according to progression agreements with their host universities, but all follow a core curriculum. Please refer to your chosen centre Coursefinder for module availability. Biology Module 1: • Cell biology • DNA • Genetics • Human reproduction Module 2: • Scientific writing • Feeding and modes of nutrition • Biological molecules • Enzymes • The human digestive system • Exchange surfaces: The Ileum and the Nephron Module 3: • Breathing • Exchange surfaces: The lung • Haemoglobin & oxygen transport • The circulatory System & blood • Cellular respiration • Thermoregulation Chemistry Module 1: • Atomic structure • Formulae, equations and moles • Structure and bonding • Periodic Table • Groups 1 and 2 • Group 7 • Introduction to oxidation and reduction Modules 2 & 3: • Energetics • Kinetics • Chemical equilibria • Introductory organic chemistry • Further organic chemistry (alcohols, halogenoalkanes, aldehydes, ketones) • Industrial inorganic chemistry • Acid-base equilibria Computing Problem Solving, Programming, Data Representation and Practical Exercise • Fundamentals of Problem Solving • Fundamentals of Programming • Fundamentals of Data Representation • Systems Development Life Cycle Computer Components, The Stored Program Concept and The Internet • Fundamentals of Computer Systems • Fundamental Hardware Elements of Computers • Machine Level Architecture • Hardware Devices • The Structure of the Internet • Web page design • Consequences of Uses of Computing Problem Solving, Programming, Operating Systems, Databases and Networking • Problem Solving • Programming Concepts • Real Numbers • Operating Systems • Databases • Communication and Networking Mathematics Module 1: • Working with numbers • Fractions, powers and reciprocals • Ratio and percentages • Algebra and algebraic equations • Graphs of straight lines • Simultaneous equations • Working with shape and space Module 2: • Working with data • Simple inequalities • Probability and its applications • Similarity and Pythagoras Theorem • Trigonometry • 2-D and 3-D objects • Quadratic equations • Functions • Advance trigonometry Module 3: • Advance algebra • Graphs • Vectors • Calculus • Direct and inverse proportion Physics Module 1: • Introduce Vectors and Scalars • Equations of Motion • Motion under gravity • Forces – Introduction • Moments, Couples and Equilibrium • Work, Energy and Power Module 2: • Current and Charge in Physics • Potential Difference, EMF, Internal Resistance • Energy and Power in DC Circuits • Resistance and Resistivity • I/V characteristics of non-ohmic Devices (E5)Analysing Series and Parallel circuits • Potential Divider Module 3: • Materials • Solid, Liquid and Gas • Temperature • Thermal properties of materials • Temperature and the behaviour of gases – Ideal Gas Equation • Simple Thermodynamics & Conservation of Energy • Thermodynamics of Heat Engines • Circular Motion • Simple Harmonic Motion • Waves • Nature of Waves Sociology Module 1: • What is Sociology? • Functionalism and consensus approaches • Marxism and conflict theories • Conflict theories: feminism • Weber: bureaucracy, status and power • The power of observation • Symbolic interactionism for beginners • A critique of the major perspectives • An overview: definitions and etymology; norms, values and social roles; the role of culture in society • Theories of socialisation • The importance of self, personal and social identity and difference • Globalisation • Marxism, functionalism, interactionism, postmodernism. Concepts of power and status • Absolute vs. relative poverty • Global inequality • Historical stratification • Functionalist theory • Marxist theory • Dependency theory Module 2: • Introduction to research methods • Primary data collection, the social survey, questionnaires, structured interview schedules • Secondary data collection, comparative method • Ethno methodology • Practical research mini project Module 3: • Different theories of crime, deviance, social order and social control • Mass media and crime • Crime control, prevention and punishment • Theories of crime and deviance • Globalisation and crime in contemporary society • International/TNC crime and internet crime • The role and purpose of education, including • Vocational education and training in contemporary society. • Educational policies • The role of education [-]

HND Engineering (Electrical/Electronic)

University Centre Grimsby
Campus 1 year August 2017 United Kingdom Grimsby

This one year programme provides you with a thorough grounding in the next stage of electrical and electronics study. It is designed to give you a broad understanding of the industry whilst enabling you to develop your own specialist skills. [+]

Part time Course Studies in Engineering in England in United Kingdom. This one year programme provides you with a thorough grounding in the next stage of electrical and electronics study. It is designed to give you a broad understanding of the industry whilst enabling you to develop your own specialist skills. It is a practical and vocational programme that's highly relevant to your work environment. As you progress through the programme there is an opportunity to focus on the more computer influenced areas of Electrical / Electronic Engineering. Entry requirements: Applicants must have completed and passed the full HNC (10 Units) in Electrical / Electronic Engineering International Students also require an IELTS score of 4.5 in all areas or a equivalent English Language qualification What you will learn: - Data Communications and Networking - Electronics - Programmable Logic Controller - Control Systems and Automation* - Computing Concepts - Further Mathematics *subject to change How is the course assessed: Whilst on this programme students will be assessed using a variety of methods; written assignments which are normally numerical in nature, practical assessments using simulators or actual equipment (both individual and group based), along with project work complete with presentations (individual and group). All assessment methods are designed to incorporate key skills which are transferable to the workplace. Learning and teaching methods Methods of learning and teaching are designed to support students in becoming active members of a learning community. Students will be expected to work together in an informal environment as well as in formal classes where a culture of dignity, courtesy and mutual respect with staff and their peers is essential. A variety of methods will be used such as lectures, seminars and practical sessions. Employment information: Upon successful completion of this qualification graduates will be equipped with the knowledge and skills to pursue a new career, or advance an existing one in the Engineering sector. Engineering careers can begin with work opportunities with small to medium enterprise organisations (those with less than 250 employees) or with national and multi-national organisations. Many also go onto self employment which is usually not possible until a graduate has several years experience. Other graduates will go on to work for large organisations which may comprise roles in engineering management; engineering maintenance and servicing, project management, design engineering, planning or working on large infrastructure projects linked to the engineering and construction industries. [-]

FdSc Engineering (Design & Manufacture)

Somerset College
Campus 2 years September 2017 United Kingdom Taunton

With a firm focus on developing practical skills in design and manufacture, this course provides you with the ideal opportunity to get hands-on in your chosen field. You will use a wide range of tools, techniques, equipment and software in addition to laboratory equipment. What’s more, you’ll develop professional aptitudes that enhance your employability upon graduation. [+]

Course Description With a firm focus on developing practical skills in design and manufacture, this course provides you with the ideal opportunity to get hands-on in your chosen field. You will use a wide range of tools, techniques, equipment and software in addition to laboratory equipment. What’s more, you’ll develop professional aptitudes that enhance your employability upon graduation. During this course, you will have the opportunity to explore a range of areas in this diverse sector of engineering. During the first year you will: - Gain a clear understanding of the fundamentals of engineering and the skills required to apply that knowledge effectively. - Learn how to assess the risks involved in practical engineering work and quickly gain a thorough understanding of the need to develop, promote and apply safe systems of working. - Be encouraged to be creative when considering the design process, analytical in how you solve problems and innovative when you are seeking solutions to engineering problems. - Consider your professional and ethical responsibilities and understand the impact of engineering solutions in a global and societal context. - Gain an awareness of relevant contemporary issues such as sustainability, enterprise and responsible business practices. The course also includes a four-week work placement, helping you to gain experience in the real-world environment of the workplace. In addition, you will have the chance to attend the Autosport and Engineering Show at the NEC in Birmingham, as well as presentations and lectures held at other institutions. Teaching and Assessment With support from our highly experienced team of tutors, you will gain hands-on experience in our excellent labs and workshops. Assessment is either by assignments, examinations or presentations, and you will also be required to undertake projects both individually and in groups. A feature of the course is the use of in-course modular assessment, meaning your progress will be monitored on an ongoing basis. There is also an assessed compulsory period of work experience in the first year. Progression Opportunities On successful completion of the FdSc course you may be able to progress to one further year of study for a BSc (Hons) Mechanical Design and Manufacture degree at Plymouth University. Please note there is a deadline for progression applications and places may be subject to availability. Career Progression You can progress to a range of careers from this Foundation Degree including CNC programming, engineering design, draughtsmanship, product analysis and product development. Employability is central to this course and previous graduates have gone on to work for major international organisations. Entry Requirements You need a relevant Level 3 Extended Diploma (PPP) or A2/AS Levels (minimum 120 points, including 80 points at A2 Level). Alternatively, an NVQ Level 3 or CGLI Level 3 Engineering Studies or Advanced Diploma or Access Certificate will suffice. We also require every student to have passed GCSE English and Mathematics with a minimum of a Grade C. Mature students who do not meet these formal entry requirements are welcome to apply, if they can evidence their interest in the field of study. [-]

FdSc Engineering (Automotive Engineering)

Somerset College
Campus 2 years September 2017 United Kingdom Taunton

Study Automotive Engineering at Somerset College and you’ll have access to our brand-new, purpose-built facilities. We specialise in engine mapping, advanced diagnostics, vehicle performance enhancement, advanced vehicle technology and hybrid vehicles - and our staff are among the best in the country when it comes to their knowledge and expertise. [+]

Part time Course Studies in Engineering in England in United Kingdom. Course Description Study Automotive Engineering at Somerset College and you’ll have access to our brand-new, purpose-built facilities. We specialise in engine mapping, advanced diagnostics, vehicle performance enhancement, advanced vehicle technology and hybrid vehicles - and our staff are among the best in the country when it comes to their knowledge and expertise. Thanks to our close working relationship with the automotive industry, our courses provide the perfect preparation for life in the real world, and our students are highly employable. Our focus throughout is on equipping you with practical skills, and you will have a chance to use a wide range of tools, techniques, equipment and software. During the course, you will: - gain a clear understanding of the fundamentals of engineering and the skills required to apply that knowledge effectively - learn how to assess the risks involved in engineering work and quickly gain a thorough understanding of the need to develop and apply safe systems of working - study ECU mapping and programming - study hybrid technology - conduct research into engine power enhancement Modules studied include: - Power Train Technology - Vehicle Technology - Advanced Vehicle Performance Engineering - Engineering Design - Fault Diagnostics and Repair - Instrumentation and Control - Materials - Vehicle Electrical and Electronic Systems - Engineering Science - Mathematics - Automotive Industry Management and Organisation - Organisation Engineering Drawing and CAD - Manufacturing Processes - Project - Engineering Design - Business and Finance In addition, you will have the chance to attend the Autosport and Engineering Show at the NEC in Birmingham, as well as presentations and lectures held at a number of other institutions. Teaching and Assessment Assessment is by assignments, examinations and presentations. You will be required to complete both individual and group projects. Thanks to our recent investment of £3.5 million in a new Automotive Centre, you will have the chance to work on the very latest equipment in the industry, and make use of Snap-On-Tools. So your skills will be refined, and focused on meeting the needs of potential employers. Progression Opportunities On successful completion of the FdSc course you may be able to progress to one further year of study for the BSc (Hons) Mechanical Design and Manufacture degree at Plymouth University. Please note there is a deadline for progression applications and places may be subject to availability. Career Progression This qualification significantly improves your employment prospects in motorsport, the retail motor industry or the road transport sector. Previous graduates have pursued rewarding careers at companies such as Cosworth, Lotus Cars, Honda and VOSA. The Certificate of Higher Education (CertHE) Entry Requirements Applicants need a relevant National Diploma (PPP) or AS/A2 Levels (minimum 120 points, including 80 points at A2 Level). An NVQ Level 3 or CGLI Level 3 in Motor Vehicle Studies will suffice, as will an IMI Level 3 qualification or Advanced Diploma or Access Certificate. We also like students to have GCSE English Language at a minimum of Grade C. Mature students who do not meet these formal entry requirements are welcome to apply, if they can evidence their interest in the field of study. [-]

FdSc Engineering (Electronic Systems)

Somerset College
Campus 2 years September 2017 United Kingdom Taunton

Play your part in the future of global communications by studying for a Foundation Degree in Electronic Systems. This course equips you with all the skills needed to ensure you are at the cutting edge of technology in both electronics and communications. [+]

Course Description Play your part in the future of global communications by studying for a Foundation Degree or HNC in Electronic Systems. This course equips you with all the skills needed to ensure you are at the cutting edge of technology in both electronics and communications. We’ve designed our Foundation Degree to prepare you for a career in both the design and operation elements of the industry. That means you’ll be working on practical projects alongside your theoretical learning, to ensure you develop the right aptitudes for whatever job you choose. The course modules will include: - Mathematics - Electrical Principles 1 - Analogue Electronics - Instrumentation and Measurement - Digital Electronics - Engineering Design - Microprocessor Systems - Quality Assurance - Instrumentation and Control - Business and Finance - Professional Practice and the Workplace - Internet Technologies and Security - Project - Network Technologies In addition, you will take part in a work placement as part of the course, giving you real-world experience of your chosen sector that will enhance your employability. Teaching and Assessment You will be taught and supported by highly experienced and dedicated tutors and gain plenty of hands on experience in our excellent labs and workshops. Assessments will be either by assignment, examination or presentations. You will be required to undertake projects both as a member of working groups and as an individual. All such activities are supported by training in the application and use of computers. A feature of the course is the use of course assessment where each module is assessed by the course teaching team using assignments, case studies, presentations and examinations. There is also an assessed compulsory period of work experience in the first year. Progression Opportunities Alternatively, if you want to continue studying, you may apply to progress to the BSc (Hons) Electrical and Electronic Engineering degree at Plymouth University. Please note that there is a deadline for progression applications and places may be subject to availability. Career Progression With a Foundation Degree under your belt, you could work as an electronics engineer or professional industry manager. Entry Requirements To apply for this course, you require a relevant Level 3 Extended Diploma (PPP) or Advanced New Diploma (120 points minimum), or AS/A2 Levels (minimum 120 points including 80 points at A2). Alternatively, you may enter the programme with an NVQ Level 3 or CGLI Level 3 Advanced Diploma or Access Certificate. Students are also required to possess a minimum of Grade C in GCSE English Language and Maths. Entry requirements for the HNC are a BTEC National qualification in a relevant subject area or at least one A level and appropriate GCSE at grade C or above. Applicants should be aged 18 or above. Mature students who do not meet these formal entry requirements are welcome to apply, if they can evidence their interest in the field of study. [-]