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Non-Destructive Testing (Top-Up) BSc (Hons)

Key Facts

  • Level:

    Undergraduate

  • Duration:

    1 - 2 years distance learning

  • Starting:

    January

  • Fees UK/EU:

    Distance Learning: £730 per 20 credit module for Home/EU students

  • Fees International:

    Distance Learning: £1,100 per 20 credit module for International students

  • Location:

    Distance Learning

Get in touch


For questions regarding study and admissions please contact us:

UK/EU Students enquiries

study@northampton.ac.uk
0300 303 2772

International Students enquiries

international@northampton.ac.uk
+44 (0)1604 892134

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Overview


This course builds upon the ideas explored during the FdSc Non-Destructive Testing (NDT) to increase knowledge and skills which will help you in your current job and increase your career prospects. In order to complete the award, you will study four modules and complete a substantial project, to a total of 120 credits. The course is closely linked to the Personal Certificate of Non-Destructive Testing (PCN) through the British Institute of Non-Destructive Testing (BiNDT).

Updated 28/08/2020

Highlights


  • Top-up your FdSc qualification to a BSc Honours degree.

Course Content


  • You will study advanced NDT techniques, such as corrosion analysis, thermographic testing, vibration analysis and advanced inspection techniques. An extended project is carried out as part of the course, relating to your work in NDT and focusing on your choice of topic.

  • How will I be taught?

    Our virtual learning environment facilitates constant communication between you and course leaders. You are able to access key course materials at times to suit you and can submit the assignments electronically.

    This course is closely linked to PCN certification through the British Institute of Non-Destructive Testing (BINDT.)

    How is the course delivered?

    The delivery of the course, through a modular approach via distance learning, gives you the flexibility to study when you can. The course is available full-time or part-time and you can choose which modules to study at each stage.

    You can take one module as a taster to decide if the full course is for you, or just to specialist in one area.

    Modules are assessed by coursework only.

  • Applicants will be expected to have successfully completed the FdSc Non-Destructive Testing qualification or have an equivalent professional qualification.

    For more more information on how to make an application, please visit our How to Apply page.

    If you are an International student and would like information on making an application, please see our How to Apply page.

    English Language Requirements

    All International and EU students applying for a course with us must meet the following minimum English language requirements:

    • IELTS 6.0 (or equivalent) with a minimum of 5.5 in all bands
      for study at undergraduate level.

    For information regarding English language requirements at the University, please see our IELTS page.

  • UK & EU

    20/21 Tuition Fees

    Fees quoted relate to study in the Academic Year 20/21 only and may be subject to inflationary increases in future years.

    Distance Learning: £730 per 20 credit module for Home students

    Additional Costs

    There are currently no additional costs anticipated for this course for 2020 entry.

    19/20 Tuition Fees

    Fees quoted relate to study in the Academic Year 19/20 only and may be subject to inflationary increases in future years.

    Distance Learning: £715 per 20 credit module for Home students

    Additional Costs

    There are currently no additional costs anticipated for this course for 2019 entry.

    International

    20/21 Tuition Fees

    Fees quoted relate to study in the Academic Year 20/21 only and may be subject to inflationary increases in future years.

    International: £1,100 per 20 credit module for International students

    For information on the scholarships available to you as an international student, please see our International scholarships page.

    Additional Costs

    There are currently no additional costs anticipated for this course for 2020 entry.

    19/20 Tuition Fees

    Fees quoted relate to study in the Academic Year 19/20 only and may be subject to inflationary increases in future years.

    International: £1,090 per 20 credit module for International students

    There are currently no additional costs anticipated for this course for 2020 entry.

  • The delivery of the course, through a modular approach via distance learning, gives you the flexibility to study when you can. The course is available full-time or part-time and you can choose which modules to study at each stage.

    You can take one module as a taster to decide if the full course is for you, or just to specialist in one area.

    Modules are assessed by coursework only.

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Careers and Employability


On completion of this course you will be awarded a BSc Honours degree in Non-Destructive Testing.

Graduates often go on to progress through their career in Non-Destructive Testing, including managerial positions.