Access to Higher Education Diploma: Engineering (Level 3)

Access to Higher Education Diploma: Engineering (Level 3)

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This course is for you if you are interested in any form of Engineering including Medical, Mechanical, Aeronautical, Civil, Structural, Chemical, Petroleum, Architectural, Electrical and Electronic Engineering, in addition to Quantity Surveying and related disciplines.

The course provides foundation knowledge with experience of laboratory practical work in addition to equipping students with the skills necessary to succeed at university. It is a one year full time programme taught over 2 semesters, which is recognized by universities as a preparation for entry to degree programmes. 

The programmes run over 2 full days a week at the Park Lane Campus and represent an alternative cost-effective progression opportunity within the college.

Certa

 
Duration 1 year
Study mode Full Time
Start date 02/09/2019
Campus Park Lane Campus
Course code 57598-01
Fee £4,054.00 (Advanced Learner Loan Eligible)

What you learn

Mathematics Units                                    

Calculus and Pure Maths                              

Exploring Algebra and functions                   

Further Calculus                                          

Further Mechanics                                       

Mechanics                                                  

Physics Units

Electricity and Electromagnetism

Exploring Particle Physics

Newtonian and Rotational Dynamics

Thermodynamics and Fluid Mechanics

Waves and optics

Engineering

Conducting a Design project. Exploring Materials and Engineering.  

Mandatory

Academic Writing Skills

 

There are 45 graded units and 15 ungraded.

How you will be assessed

Academic skills units are assessed on coursework. Specialist units including Physics, Engineering and Mathematical subjects will be assessed by a mixture of coursework and formal examination in preparation for university degree courses. All work is internally moderated and externally moderated by assessors from the awarding body Certa.

Entry requirements

You must be 19 years of age or over as of 1st September the year you start the course. GCSE’s at four or C and above in Maths and English. A good base knowledge of Science at level two is recommended (BTEC or GCSE). Pass the pre diagnostic test on Maths and English that is completed at interview.

 

What's next

The Access to HE Engineering diploma is recognized by universities for entry to a variety of engineering programmes including those at Leeds, Huddersfield, Sheffield and Bradford.

Following your application to an Access HE course you are strongly advised to research the individual entry requirements for the HE courses and universities you wish to progress to.

The programmes run over 2 full days a week at the Park Lane Campus and represent an alternative cost-effective progression opportunity within the college.

Campus Locations

Park Lane Campus

Park Lane
Leeds
West Yorkshire
LS3 1AA
0113 3861997
Nearest train station
Leeds Central Station, 0.7 MilesWebsite