QUALIFICATION
FdSc Engineering
LOCATION
Cornwall College Camborne
START DATE
19 September 2022
DURATION
3 Years
LEARNING AREA
Engineering
ATTENDANCE
Part-time

FdSc Engineering

This programme prepares you for a career in a variety of engineering disciplines and develops the concepts, knowledge, skills and techniques required for today’s competitive and dynamic engineering industry.

The programme consists of core modules and a series of optional modules, allowing you to focus your learning in areas of interest. Modules of study in the fields of mechanical, electrical, design, production, marine and control engineering, are included to allow for a wide range of possible career goals. The modules have been written with the aid of industry to ensure that the content meets industry needs; they include current best practice and insight into the changing face of engineering technology.

You will have a series of structured lectures, project-based practical activities and industrial visits to help inform and develop your learning. These activities will increase your ability to solve engineering problems, develop your project management skills and help you gain an understanding of the role of engineering in the modern technological world.

All modules will consider the modern world of engineering and will contextualise material to reflect on engineering practice. It is suggested that you undertake around 150 hours of work experience in an engineering field to support your learning. We will help you to find an appropriate placement if you are unable to find your own.

QUALIFICATION
FdSc Engineering
LOCATION
Cornwall College Camborne
START DATE
19 September 2022
DURATION
3 Years
LEARNING AREA
Engineering
ATTENDANCE
Part-time

What you will learn

Indicative Modules Year 1:
Analytical Methods for Engineers 1
Engineering Science 1
Engineering Applications in a Business Context
Instrumentation, Control & Automation
Manufacture & Materials 1
Personal & Employability Skills Development

Indicative Modules Year 2:
Analytical Methods for Engineers 2
Engineering Science 2
Engineering Project

Options:
Mechanical, Manufacturing & Design Engineering
Electrical, Electronic & Control Engineering
Naval Architecture, Marine Technology & Maritime Operations

Entry requirements

48 UCAS points from AS and A-Levels (at least 32 points must be at A2-level) or relevant level 3 qualification, ie BTEC National Diploma / BTEC Extended Diploma - PPP Grades required (specific unit grades may be requested). Access to HE Diplomas in a relevant subject - 45 credits at level 3 (specific unit grades may be requested). Plus GCSEs at grade C/grade 4 or above in English Language, Science and Mathematics: alternatives at Level 2 may be considered. Mature applicants with relevant experience but without the stated qualifications will be considered individually and are encouraged to apply.

Assessment

Assessment is a combination of coursework and formal examinations. Coursework can consist of analytical problems, formal reports, written reflections on industry practice or write-ups of practical activity.

Progression

Possible Progression (subject to availability):
BSc (Hons) Mechanical Design & Manufacture final year at Plymouth University

Possible Careers :
Electrical Engineer
Marine Engineer
Mechanical Engineer
Manufacturing Engineer
Design Engineer
Automotive Engineer
Aerospace Engineer

Cornwall College Camborne

Cornwall College Camborne

Our Camborne campus has served as a vocational training hub for nearly a century. The iconic Tamar tower and the ‘big top’ that covers our construction and engineering provision, are landmarks known throughout the area. This legacy, combined with an exciting modernisation programme, has made Cornwall College Camborne the home of cutting edge facilities, dynamic learning experiences and fantastic student spaces. Open and modern learning areas, electric vehicle training labs, esports gaming facilities, chill out areas, an award-winning restaurant and plenty more besides, makes this the perfect place to have your #careercollege experience.


Indicative Modules Year 1:
Analytical Methods for Engineers 1
Engineering Science 1
Engineering Applications in a Business Context
Instrumentation, Control & Automation
Manufacture & Materials 1
Personal & Employability Skills Development

Indicative Modules Year 2:
Analytical Methods for Engineers 2
Engineering Science 2
Engineering Project

Options:
Mechanical, Manufacturing & Design Engineering
Electrical, Electronic & Control Engineering
Naval Architecture, Marine Technology & Maritime Operations

48 UCAS points from AS and A-Levels (at least 32 points must be at A2-level) or relevant level 3 qualification, ie BTEC National Diploma / BTEC Extended Diploma - PPP Grades required (specific unit grades may be requested). Access to HE Diplomas in a relevant subject - 45 credits at level 3 (specific unit grades may be requested). Plus GCSEs at grade C/grade 4 or above in English Language, Science and Mathematics: alternatives at Level 2 may be considered. Mature applicants with relevant experience but without the stated qualifications will be considered individually and are encouraged to apply.

Assessment is a combination of coursework and formal examinations. Coursework can consist of analytical problems, formal reports, written reflections on industry practice or write-ups of practical activity.

Possible Progression (subject to availability): BSc (Hons) Mechanical Design & Manufacture final year at Plymouth University Possible Careers : Electrical Engineer Marine Engineer Mechanical Engineer Manufacturing Engineer Design Engineer Automotive Engineer Aerospace Engineer

Cornwall College Camborne

Cornwall College Camborne

Our Camborne campus has served as a vocational training hub for nearly a century. The iconic Tamar tower and the ‘big top’ that covers our construction and engineering provision, are landmarks known throughout the area. This legacy, combined with an exciting modernisation programme, has made Cornwall College Camborne the home of cutting edge facilities, dynamic learning experiences and fantastic student spaces. Open and modern learning areas, electric vehicle training labs, esports gaming facilities, chill out areas, an award-winning restaurant and plenty more besides, makes this the perfect place to have your #careercollege experience.


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  • Location - Cornwall College Camborne
  • Start Date - 19 September 2022
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