Duration: Two years
This course is suitable for anyone interested in a career in mechanical engineering, with a responsibility for the design, installation, commissioning and operation of engineering services.
Updated October 2021
A Level = DD
BTEC Level 3 Diploma = MP
BTEC Level 3 Extended Diploma = PPP
Access = Pass
In addition, students would be expected to have a C grade in Maths and a Science subject at GCSE. All students will need to have an interview.
This course is delivered over two academic years.
First year modules are:
- engineering application and study skills
- materials and introduction to manufacturing technology
- engineering science 1
- engineering science 2
- engineering design
Second year modules are:
- group project
- fault diagnosis and condition monitoring
- engineering mechanical principles
- management, innovation and sustainability
- manufacturing, design and technology
- thermofluid mechanics
The qualification opens up career opportunities in consulting, contracting and manufacturing in both the public and private sector. Students can also progress onto the BEng or the MEng at University of Wales Trinity Saint David.
The University of Wales Trinity Saint David welcomes applications on the basis of prior learning, further details can be found at Academic Office | UWTSD
Tuition fees are £9,000 per year. Students will need to get a tuition fee loan for the full amount. The College is offering a £1,000 bursary per year towards full time HE courses (this is dependant on satisfactory course progression). For information on financial support - including tuition fee loans - please visit www.studentfinancewales.co.uk
*Please note that the tuition fees stated are for the 2021-22 academic year and are subject to increase for future years of study. Please see the university’s website for further information.