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Full Time Engineering with Mechanical and Electrical Pathways - Foundation Degree (FdEng)

Mid-Cheshire College

Foundation Degree , Uncategorised

Course Description

Engineering with Mechanical and Electrical Pathways - Foundation Degree (FdEng) Number of Weeks 32 Hours per Week 16 Who is the programme for? This programme is aimed towards learners, who will study for the qualification at a local Further Education College, close to work and home, and where the programme delivers the knowledge and skills needed in local engineering employment markets. How long does it take to complete? The programme runs for 2 years, 1 day and 1 evenin What qualifications do I need? What is the programme structure? This programme will consist of the following: As a day release student, you will normally be in an engineering-related job, and will be expected to attend college each week during term for one day and one evening session. A significant amount of learning on this course will take place in the workplace using study guides and the experience of colleagues. Every student will have a personal tutor to assist them and further tutor support is available through email and telephone contact. All students will have the opportunity to attend sessions at Manchester Metropolitan University in order to take advantage of the specialist facilities in the Department of Engineering & Technology. This programme is designed to equip you with the knowledge and skills to succeed in a wide variety of engineering manufacturing jobs. It provides both the basic theoretical knowledge in science and engineering, and the opportunity to apply this knowledge in the work environment. In this way you will develop the skills and problem solving capacity which is widely in demand in the current job market. It should improve your productivity and job satisfaction, as well as providing a secure basis for career development. As the teaching and assessment of the course is focused on your own work role, your employer should see an immediate and continuing benefit too. Key Skills Not Applicable Are there any special facilities for the programme? Not Applicable How is the programme assessed? This programme is assessed by a combination of assignments and phase tests. Will there be any extra costs involved? Students may need to purchase text books and there will be some additional costs. What if I need support? The College provides a range of learning support for students who like extra help with their studies. If you need help in deciding what to study or information on travel, finance, childcare, personal or health concerns, contact the Students Services desk. What award will I achieve? Foundation Degree (FdEng) in Mechanical Engineering Examining/Validating Body Manchester Metropolitan University What can I do next? Following succesful completion of the programme, you will have the opportunity of progressing on to the final year of a related honours Degree programme at the validating University. This is subject to performance and reference (see Programme handbook for further details). There is also the optionto apply to other Universities through UCAS. Equal Opportunities Mid- Cheshire College is committed to the implementation of a policy to achieve equality of opportunity for all staff, students and members of the community it serves. In doing so the College will actively work to achieve equality regardless of age, race, skin colour, disability, gender, marital status, sexuality and faith. How do I get further information? Full Time Fee ?1285.00 or Part Time Fee ?645.00 + ?40.00 reg fee payable in the first year only. 2009/2010 What qualifications do I need? Entry is dependant on 4 GCSEs at grade C or above including Maths and English, plus one of the following: ? BTEC National or other equivalent qualification ? 2 GCE A Levels ? Engineering AVCE (1 x 12 Units or 2x6 Units) ? 1 GCE A Level + 1 x 6 Unit Engineering ACE Mature students will be considered for entry if they can demonstrate that they have relevant vocational experience, motivation and personal qualities appropriate for foundation degree level work.

Engineering with Mechanical and Electrical Pathways - Foundation Degree (FdEng) Number of Weeks 32 Hours per Week 16 Who is the programme for? This programme is aimed towards learners, who will study for the qualification at a local Further Education College, close to work and home, and where the programme delivers the knowledge and skills needed in local engineering employment markets. How long...

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