Level 3 Access to HE Diploma: Engineering

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The Access to HE Engineering Diploma is recognised by universities for entry into a variety of engineering programmes including those in West Yorkshire. It provides knowledge and skills applicable to multiple areas of engineering such as medical, mechanical, electrical and more.

You’ll explore maths, physics, engineering, and academic skills as you gain specialist and transferable skills. You’ll cover electricity and electromagnetism, calculus, academic writing, and waves and optics. You’ll also conduct a design project in an engineering context.

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Who is this course for?

Are you looking to pursue your favourite subject at university but don’t quite meet the entry requirements? Designed for adult learners, our Access to HE qualifications bridge the gap between GCSEs and higher education and are recognised by many universities in the UK. We also have a selection of pre-access courses that prepare you for our Access to HE courses. Didn’t get your GCSEs or need them to be higher? Our Access Foundation GCSE programme will support you with achieving passes in five GCSEs.

Entry Requirements

GCSEs in English Language and Maths and at grade 4/C or above.

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Full time

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Course Fee (16-18)

No fee

Course Fee (Adult)

£3,802 plus exam fee of £126   You may be entitled to support with fees. Click here for more info.

Course Facts

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By 2024, the science, engineering, and production technician sector in Leeds is predicted to grow by 2.3%. (EMSI, 2019)

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