Mechanical Engineering

Study type:Part-time Languages: English
Local:$ 7.38 k / Year(s) Foreign:$ 7.38 k / Year(s)  
StudyQA ranking:5255 Duration:24 months

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Our Higher National Diploma (HND) in Mechanical Engineering is pureply for International Students. It enables you join the qualification at different times during the year. You wont be confined to traditional September start dates.

When you join the course youll be given a FREE laptop that is WiFi enabled. Well give you the latest Microsoft Office package too so there are no hidden extras needed.

Youll also get one core text book for every module that you study. These are your texts to keep. You could choose to sell them or donate them to our University Centre Library when you successfully complete your course.

Detailed Course Facts

Application deadline Anytime Tuition fee
  • EUR 7379 Year (EEA)
  • EUR 7379 Year (Non-EEA)

£5900 (per year)

Start date Any time 2015 Duration full-time 24 months Languages Take an IELTS test
  • English
Delivery mode On Campus Educational variant Part-time

Course Content

This HND Mechanical Engineering is concerned with design, development, installation, operation and maintenance of just about anything that has moveable parts. Mechanical Engineers apply their creative imaginations and professional skills to combine both theory and practice in a variety of situations. For this, you will need an in-depth understanding of scientific principles and engineering processes. Youll also need to be able to develop solutions to real-life problems in the face of conflicting requirements. Throughout the courses youll study specialist Mechanical Engineering topics including Energy Management and a module in which youll look at the materials and processes that Engineers use every day in their professions.

The course also includes Business Management for Engineers and a module on Managing People in Engineering which will introduce you to industrial and commercial practice, as well as encourage you to develop your Business and Management skills alongside your Engineering knowledge.

On completion of this course you will be well equipped with a good knowledge of electronics systems design techniques and their applications in areas such as control, telecommunications and consumer products.

This well-established national qualification is at an intermediate level and places academic theory and learning within a practical vocational context. You will be encouraged to broaden your personal understanding of Mechanical Engineering and develop valuable transferable skills to really enhance your employment prospects.

You will study for approximately 20 hours per week and will receive three hours of English support as well as optional academic support sessions during your studies.

The qualification is recognised by the Engineering Council.

Modules include:

  • Analytical Methods for Engineers
  • Engineering Science
  • Project Design, Implementation and Evaluation
  • Mechanical Principles
  • Health, Safety and Risk Assessment in Engineering
  • Business Management Techniques for Engineers
  • Engineering Design
  • Applications of Pneumatics and Hydraulics
  • Strengths of Materials
  • Further Analytical Methods for Engineers
  • Managing People in Engineering
  • Energy Management
  • Mechanical Principles and Applications
  • Employability Skills
  • Programmable Logic Controllers

English Language Requirements

IELTS band : 5.5

To study at this university, you have to speak English. We advice you to

take an IELTS test. More About IELTS


Youll need to demonstrate your ability to study at an intermediate undergraduate level. You might have the international equivalent of a BTEC National Diploma or A Levels, as well as international equivalents of GCSEs. You will need to have an IELTs score of 5.5 in order to join the programme. We may consider your application should you have an IELTs score of 5.

Work Experience

No work experience is required.

Related Scholarships*

  • Academic Excellence Scholarship

    "The Academic Excellence Scholarship can provide up to a 50 % reduction in tuition per semester. These scholarships will be renewed if the student maintains superior academic performance during each semester of their 3-year Bachelor programme. The scholarship will be directly applied to the student’s tuition fees."

  • Access Bursary

    Bursary for UK students all subjects where the variable tuition fee rate is payable.

  • Alumni Bursary

    Alumni Bursary for UK Undergraduate students

* The scholarships shown on this page are suggestions first and foremost. They could be offered by other organisations than Blackburn College.

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