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Full Time NEW Foundation Degree in Design Innovation and Manufacturing Pending Verification

South West College

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FD/DIM NEW Foundation Degree in Design Innovation and Manufacturing (Pending Verification) Duration: 2 Years Full Time Campus: Omagh Awarding Body: University Of Ulster Background: One of the key challenges in this very difficult economic climate is for a company to maintain competitive advantage over it's competitors. Significant area's where this can be achieved is in research, product development and innovation. The South West College wishes to offer a Foundation Degree in Design, Innovation & Manufacturing which is specifically tailored to provide the local manufacturing industry with knowledge and skills at technician level to support the research, product development and innovation processes in these companies. This Foundation Degree will appeal to any individual working within the manufacturing sector who wishes to up-skill, retrain and broaden their capabilities. Course Content: ? Computer Aided Design ? Manufacture Technology 1 (Wood) ? Visual Communication ? Manufacture Technology 2 (Plastic & Metal) ? Design Culture ? Computer Numerical Control ? Design Methods ? Virtual Manufacture ? Business Enterprise ? Manufacturing Systems Production Control ? Work Based Learning Progression: Additional Information: Entry Requirements Applicants must also have achieved one of the following: ? 80 UCAS tariff points (10 points pre 2002) to include at least one specified subject at level 'D' or above at GCE/VCE 'A' level, together with a minimum of 5 passes at GCSE grade C or above, which must include English language and mathematics; ? A BTEC National Diploma or advanced GNVQ with good standing including distinctions and merits in most units; ? A minimum of 4 passes at grade C (Highers) and 1 at grade D (Highers) or above in Irish Leaving Certificate; ? A minimum of 2 passes at grade C or above in Scottish Highers; ? Another qualification deemed to be appropriate by the admissions tutor; ? No subject may be counted at more than one level, except in the case of the intermediate GNVQ and advanced GNVQ or AVCE. Students with industry related experience will be eligible for admission subject to the Accreditation for Prior Learning requirements.

FD/DIM NEW Foundation Degree in Design Innovation and Manufacturing (Pending Verification) Duration: 2 Years Full Time Campus: Omagh Awarding Body: University Of Ulster Background: One of the key challenges in this very difficult economic climate is for a company to maintain competitive advantage over it's competitors. Significant area's where this can be achieved is in research, product...

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