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Pearson BTEC HND in Engineering (General)

The course aims to provide opportunities for engineers or technicians to study a wide and diverse range of subjects on route to achieving a Level 5, nationally recognised, vocationally specific qualification.
Academic Year: 2022/23
Course Code: 10619
Campus: Bangor, Lisburn
Study Type: Part-Time
Education Level Higher Education

Course Structure

Mechanical and Electronic Engineering which together form a branch of engineering commonly referred to as Mechatronics is one of the more recent developments in the engineering discipline. It combines mechanical engineering, problem solving and design skills with the expertise of digital electronics and computer systems. The modules offered provide a blend of theoretical and practical skills essential for the professional engineer in a modern engineering environment.


A number of units may be delivered via a distance learning approach

Units Covered Include

  • Research Project (double unit)                                             
  • Professional Engineering Management (Pearson-set)
  • Further Mathematics                                                              
  • Lean Manufacturing                                                               
  • Virtual Engineering                                                                 
  • Embedded Systems                                                                 
  • Analogue Electronic Systems                                                 


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Available 22/23 Sessions

Title Campus Start Spaces Fee
Pearson BTEC HND General Engineering (Year 1)


Day: Tues, Thur
Time: 18:00-21:00



Pearson BTEC HND General Engineering (Top-Up from HNC) (Year 1)


Day: Monday
Time: 09:00-17:00



Pearson BTEC HND General Engineering (Top-Up from HNC) (Year 1)


Day: Tues, Thur
Time: 18:00-21:00



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This course is also available in the following academic years:

  2021/22 Academic Year

An academic year runs from September to August of the following year.

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Contact Hours

Contact Hours per week

7 hours contact time to include practical classes, lectures, workshops or tutorials.

Personal Study

7 hours maximum studying and preparing assessments in your own time per week, including use of online materials.

Entry Requirements

General Entry Requirements:

  • An HNC In Engineering (QCF)

    English Language Requirements for International students:

    • Common European Framework of Reference (CEFR) level B2
    • IELTS 6.0 (minimum of 5.5 in all skills)
    • PTE 51 Or an approved equivalent test in English

    Equivalent qualifications include:

    • Grade C (or above) in GCSE English
    • Successfully completion of a Level 3 Vocational Programme with assessments completed in English Language
    • Essential Skills in Literacy (Level 2)
    • ESOL Level 2 

    Tier 4 Students:

    • SERC will only accept a Secure English Language Test (SELT) for issuing a Certificate of Acceptance for Studies (CAS)



    • Provide evidence of ability to undertake the programme by meeting the requirements for the accreditation of prior experiential learning.  Further details on APEL can be found in the Admissions Section


    How will I be assessed and given feedback?

    Candidates are assessed using a range of different methods. These include assessments, coursework, Project Based Learning, presentations, practical, posters, leaflets, role-play, and case studies.  This is dependent on the requirements of each unit of study.  Oral, written and online feedback will be provided during your course to help improve and monitor performance.


    Where will it take me?

    Successful completion of the Higher National Diploma in Engineering, will enable you to apply to a range of jobs within the engineering industry. You may also be able to progress to management positions in the engineering industry.  Completion of HND Engineering allows progression to Engineering degree programmes.


    How will it make me more employable?

    As well as gaining a recognised qualification, you will receive training on a wide range of industry standard equipment and software.

    Additional Costs

    There are no additional associated costs with this Programme


    Course and Provider regulated by Pearson.

    Terms & Conditions

    Students will be required to comply with SERC's Terms & Conditions of study.

    While we endeavour to run all our courses on the advertised day, SERC reserves the right to change the day of week on which the course runs.

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