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Mode of study HE Part Time
Duration 18 Months
Campus London Road Campus
Start date 10 September 2019 Please note that day of week is just an indication at this stage and could be subject to change
Tuition Fee £3,960
Course code PLR4MMH001 (1920)
  • Who is it for?

    Course Specification

    Graduates from the programme are likely to find employment in the following areas of engineering: Automotive industries; Aviation industries; Consultancy; Electricity generation and transmission; Manufacturing; Nuclear energy and Robotics and control.


  • Entry Requirements

    This course is awarded by Staffordshire University you will need 40 UCAS points. Primarily designed for those in employment but also suitable for Level 3 progressers or those with relevant experience.

    International Students: You will need to have reached a certain standard of speaking English. Please see our ESOL course.

  • What does the course involve

    Specialist Units: Technology Fundamentals; Maths for Technology; Instrumentation & Measurement; Engineering Applications; Thermo-Mechanical Principles; Personal Development.

  • How is the course assessed

    Your work will be continually assessed throughout the course. The assessment will depend upon the particular module being studied. Typical assessment methods include assignments, examinations, practical experiments, log books and presentations. Please refer to the Course Specification for information on assessment for this particular course.

  • Additional Notes

    The HNC is a 18 month programme. You will be required to attend college for one day per week: Day 1 - Wednesday from 9:00am to 6:15pm. The academic year is split into two 12 week semesters. Informal interview required. Complete application form. No concessions.

    The total cost for the course is £5940. (£3960 due September 2018 and £1980 in September 2019).

    At Shrewsbury College we do our best to make HE study as easy as possible for you and that includes making living away from home for the first time an exciting prospect, rather than a cause for concern. If you’re planning on studying at a higher level at Shrewsbury College, student accommodation is now available in the centre of Shrewsbury. For more information please follow this link:


  • What do I do next?

    You can apply online by clicking the apply button above, where you will need to create an account as a new user. If after reading this fact sheet, you are still undecided about the course most suitable for you, please drop in to one of our Advice Events, ring Admissions on 01743 342346 or email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.


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Austin Luzadas

Austin Luzadas

Level 3 in Engineering
Previous school: Holy Trinity School, Telford

Level 2 was mostly practical and this year on Level 3 there is a lot of theory and it's preparing me for university. I live outside of Shrewsbury and the transport links to the College are good.

Gemma Elliot

Gemma Elliot

Foundation Degree in Electrical and Electronics Technology
Previous Institution: Llanfyllin High School

My Foundation Degree is funded by the engineering firm James Fisher. I’m learning so much and absolutely loving it.

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