Engineering HND

Attendance
Duration
Location
Start Date
Duration
2 Years
Location
Waterside
Start Date
September

Overview Updated 28/11/2018

Engineering is an evolving sector that needs engineers with a wide variety of knowledge and skills. Our Engineering course will give you the foundations, key principles and professional skills you need in modern engineering and related industries. Our staff have significant industrial experience and use the latest learning and teaching technology.

Whatever your ambitions, we’re here to help you to achieve them. We’ll support you to identify the skills you’re learning during your course, find your strengths and secure practical experience so that when it comes to applying for jobs or further study you’ll feel confident in standing out from the crowd. We’ve created the Northampton Employment Promise because we are so confident that if you focus on your studies and complete one of our awards you’ll be highly employable by the time you graduate. Putting you in a great position to secure employment or continue your studies.

Course

Highlights

  • Strong industry focus.
  • Collaboration with local engineering companies (NETP).
  • Placement opportunities.
  • Guaranteed paid internship.*

Additional

Information

Further Study

Once you finish the HND, you have the choice to top up your qualification to the full BSc, through our BSc Engineering (Top-up).

Course Details

In your second year you have the chance to do an optional industrial placement with your employer, an independently sourced placement or a paid placement through the Northants Engineering Training Partnership (NETP). Formed in 1988 as a limited company, the NETP is collaboration between The University of Northampton and local engineering companies, which provide paid placements opportunities for University students. For further information visit the NETP website.

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The Northampton Employment Promise.

*We promise to secure paid experience for you, if you need it.

We work with employers to understand what they’re looking for and we’re confident that if you follow one of our structured awards, as well as committing to your studies you’ll be in a competitive position when it comes to applying for graduate jobs.

We’re so confident, that we promise to secure a paid 3-6 month internship for you, if you need it. Find out more about the Northampton Employment Promise, including how it works and who is eligible.

Open Days

See for yourself

Our Open Days offer you a fantastic opportunity to get a real taste of university life at Northampton and discover how studying here will be a life-changing experience.

Each Open Day has a packed programme of subjects talks, advice sessions and activities designed to give you all the information you need about studying at The University of Northampton.

To find out more about the day, please feel free to have a look at our Open Day Guide.

Careers

Career Opportunities

This course will enable you to enter careers in a diverse range of engineering sectors, including: manufacturing, automotive, aeronautical, chemical/pharmaceutical , civil

Contacts

Course enquiries
study@northampton.ac.uk

Application status enquiries
admissions2019@northampton.ac.uk

Current student enquiries
SID@northampton.ac.uk

International student enquiries
international@northampton.ac.uk

Enquire online
Online enquiry form

Applying for 2019
Facebook Applicant Group

Office hours:
Mon – Thu: 9am – 5pm
Fri: 9am – 4.30pm

Phone Call

Home / EU: 0300 303 2772

International: +44 (0)1604 894503

 

Entry Requirements

Standard entry requirements apply. A typical offer could be DEE at A-Level or MPP at BTEC. We welcome international applicants and applications from students with a range of non-traditional educational or professional qualifications.

For information on how to apply to study with us, 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.

Course Content

  • Analytical Method for Technology (20 Credits) Credits)
    Module code: ENG1047
    Core Module Y
  • Introduction to Engineering Design (20 Credits) Credits)
    Module code: ENG1004
    Core Module N
  • Engineering Industry Practice (20 Credits) Credits)
    Module code: ENG1048
    Core Module Y
  • Mechanical Principles (20 Credits) Credits)
    Module code: ENG1006
    Core Module Y
  • Materials Science (20 Credits) Credits)
    Module code: ENG1007
    Core Module Y
  • Electrical Principles (20 Credits) Credits)
    Module code: ENG1005
    Core Module Y

Course Stats

Facilities &

Special Features

  • strong industry focus, aiming to build upon your knowledge and experience to prepare you for employment or further study
  • engagement with industry is actively encouraged and supported whenever possible
  • collaboration between The University of Northampton and local engineering companies (NETP), who provide paid placements opportunities for University students
  • opportunity to obtain BSc (Hons) degree through our one year BSc (Hons) top-up programme in Engineering.

Changing Futures Week

Industry trips and tricks

Changing Futures is a five-day, University wide showcase of activities and industry speakers to help students explore skills and activities to develop their academic and personal lives.

Fees & Funding

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.

Full Time: £9,250
Part Time: £1,400 per 20 credit module

18/19 Tuition Fees

Fees quoted relate to study in the Academic Year 18/19 only and may be subject to inflationary increases in future years.

Full Time: £9,250
Part Time: £1,350 per 20 credit module

18/19 Tuition Fees

Fees quoted relate to study in the Academic Year 19/18 only and may be subject to inflationary increases in future years.

International: £12,5000

18/19 Tuition Fees

Fees quoted relate to study in the Academic Year 18/19 only and may be subject to inflationary increases in future years.

International: £12,000

Scholarships

EU and International Scholarships

Sir Thomas White Scholarship

The Sir Thomas White scholarship will support and acknowledge an academically gifted student, with the proviso that the selection panel is confident that there is…

TD Lewis Scholarship

The T D Lewis Scholarship provides both undergraduate and postgraduate students with financial awards of up to £1,500.  This scholarship is awarded on educational excellence…

The Chancellor's Fund

The Chancellor’s Fund is a bi-annual fund providing students with awards of between £100 and £1,000. You must be a current student to apply. The…

The Reid Science and Engineering Bursary

The Reid Science and Engineering Bursary supports a small number of undergraduate students who are studying a full-time three year BSc or BEng in Environmental…

Wilson Endowment Scholarship

The Wilson Endowment Scholarship provides a £1,500 scholarship to undergraduate students from the Northamptonshire area. The endowed scholarship was donated in memory of Mr Lynn Wilson,…

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Updated 28/11/2018

  • Engineering is an evolving sector that needs engineers with a wide variety of knowledge and skills. Our Engineering course will give you the foundations, key principles and professional skills you need in modern engineering and related industries. Our staff have significant industrial experience and use the latest learning and teaching technology.

    Whatever your ambitions, we’re here to help you to achieve them. We’ll support you to identify the skills you’re learning during your course, find your strengths and secure practical experience so that when it comes to applying for jobs or further study you’ll feel confident in standing out from the crowd. We’ve created the Northampton Employment Promise because we are so confident that if you focus on your studies and complete one of our awards you’ll be highly employable by the time you graduate. Putting you in a great position to secure employment or continue your studies.

    Course

    Highlights

    • Strong industry focus.
    • Collaboration with local engineering companies (NETP).
    • Placement opportunities.
    • Guaranteed paid internship.*
  • In your second year you have the chance to do an optional industrial placement with your employer, an independently sourced placement or a paid placement through the Northants Engineering Training Partnership (NETP). Formed in 1988 as a limited company, the NETP is collaboration between The University of Northampton and local engineering companies, which provide paid placements opportunities for University students. For further information visit the NETP website.

    Read more

    Additional

    Information

    Further Study

    Once you finish the HND, you have the choice to top up your qualification to the full BSc, through our BSc Engineering (Top-up).

    • *We promise to secure paid experience for you, if you need it.

      We work with employers to understand what they’re looking for and we’re confident that if you follow one of our structured awards, as well as committing to your studies you’ll be in a competitive position when it comes to applying for graduate jobs.

      We’re so confident, that we promise to secure a paid 3-6 month internship for you, if you need it. Find out more about the Northampton Employment Promise, including how it works and who is eligible.

    • See for yourself

      Our Open Days offer you a fantastic opportunity to get a real taste of university life at Northampton and discover how studying here will be a life-changing experience.

      Each Open Day has a packed programme of subjects talks, advice sessions and activities designed to give you all the information you need about studying at The University of Northampton.

      To find out more about the day, please feel free to have a look at our Open Day Guide.

    • Career Opportunities

      This course will enable you to enter careers in a diverse range of engineering sectors, including: manufacturing, automotive, aeronautical, chemical/pharmaceutical , civil

  • Standard entry requirements apply. A typical offer could be DEE at A-Level or MPP at BTEC. We welcome international applicants and applications from students with a range of non-traditional educational or professional qualifications.

    For information on how to apply to study with us, 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.

    Contacts

    Course enquiries
    study@northampton.ac.uk

    Application status enquiries
    admissions2019@northampton.ac.uk

    Current student enquiries
    SID@northampton.ac.uk

    International student enquiries
    international@northampton.ac.uk

    Enquire online
    Online enquiry form

    Applying for 2019
    Facebook Applicant Group

    Office hours:
    Mon – Thu: 9am – 5pm
    Fri: 9am – 4.30pm

    Phone Call

    0300 303 2772

    +44 (0)1604 892134

    +44 (0)1604 892546

    • Analytical Method for Technology (20 Credits) Credits)
      Module code: ENG1047
      Core Module Y
    • Introduction to Engineering Design (20 Credits) Credits)
      Module code: ENG1004
      Core Module N
    • Engineering Industry Practice (20 Credits) Credits)
      Module code: ENG1048
      Core Module Y
    • Mechanical Principles (20 Credits) Credits)
      Module code: ENG1006
      Core Module Y
    • Materials Science (20 Credits) Credits)
      Module code: ENG1007
      Core Module Y
    • Electrical Principles (20 Credits) Credits)
      Module code: ENG1005
      Core Module Y
    • Industry trips and tricks

      Changing Futures is a five-day, University wide showcase of activities and industry speakers to help students explore skills and activities to develop their academic and personal lives.

  • 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.

    Full Time: £9,250
    Part Time: £1,400 per 20 credit module

    18/19 Tuition Fees

    Fees quoted relate to study in the Academic Year 18/19 only and may be subject to inflationary increases in future years.

    Full Time: £9,250
    Part Time: £1,350 per 20 credit module

    18/19 Tuition Fees

    Fees quoted relate to study in the Academic Year 19/18 only and may be subject to inflationary increases in future years.

    International: £12,5000

    18/19 Tuition Fees

    Fees quoted relate to study in the Academic Year 18/19 only and may be subject to inflationary increases in future years.

    International: £12,000

    Scholarships

    EU and International Scholarships

    Sir Thomas White Scholarship

    The Sir Thomas White scholarship will support and acknowledge an academically gifted student, with the proviso that the selection panel is confident that there is…

    TD Lewis Scholarship

    The T D Lewis Scholarship provides both undergraduate and postgraduate students with financial awards of up to £1,500.  This scholarship is awarded on educational excellence…

    The Chancellor's Fund

    The Chancellor’s Fund is a bi-annual fund providing students with awards of between £100 and £1,000. You must be a current student to apply. The…

    The Reid Science and Engineering Bursary

    The Reid Science and Engineering Bursary supports a small number of undergraduate students who are studying a full-time three year BSc or BEng in Environmental…

    Wilson Endowment Scholarship

    The Wilson Endowment Scholarship provides a £1,500 scholarship to undergraduate students from the Northamptonshire area. The endowed scholarship was donated in memory of Mr Lynn Wilson,…

*Course data provided by Unistats

Is this course
for you?

Apply Now

Waterside

Our brand new £330 million campus.

Now Open

Discover the campus

360° Tour