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Mechanical Engineering (Level 5 Higher Level Apprenticeship)

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Engineering

Course Overview

This programme enables employees to undertake a Level 5 Foundation Degree in Mechanical Engineering validated by Ulster University. The programme is delivered part time day release one day and evening per week over three years. This programme will also develop critical thinking and problem solving skills. The final year incorporates a Work based Learning module worth 40 credits. Assessment is a combination of coursework and examinations.
  • Start Date
    1 Sep 2023
  • Study Mode
    Part-Time
  • Duration
    3 Years
  • Campus
    Strand Road

Available Sessions

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  • Course: Ulster University Level 5 Higher Level Apprenticeship Mechanical Engineering
    Campus: Strand Road
    Type: Part Time
    Start Date: 01/09/2023
    Fees:
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Course Offering

  • Site location Strand Road
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Entry Requirements

UK Requirements

56 UCAS points; Applicants must have Level 3 passes in at least one of Mathematics, Chemistry, Physics, Biology, Engineering, Science or Technology (or equivalent), and a minimum Grade C/4 in GCSE Mathematics* and English (or University-approved equivalent**).OR Relevant Access course with an overall mark of at least 41%, including passes in Mathematics and a Science subject.

ROI Requirements

56 UCAS Points; Applicants must have at least one of Maths, Chemistry, Physics, Biology Engineering, Science or Technology at H5 Higher level and 4 OLCs (Grade O4 or above) Maths and English at Grade H6 or above (Higher Level) or Grade O4 or above (Ordinary Level) if not sitting at Higher Level.

Work Placement

You will need to be in employment or about to take up employment in a company relevant to your chosen profession. You can be an existing employee upskilling and moving to a new job role or a newly recruited employee taking up a permanent contract of employment.

What's Next?

Further Study

If pathways to HLA level 6 - 7 studies exist then participants may wish to consider continuing their progression as a Higher Level Apprentice. Successful completion of the Foundation Degree with appropriate grades enables progression to Year 2 BEng (Hons) degree pathway of related degree at Ulster University or similar degrees at other universities. Your Future Career Careers in engineering are popular due to their prestige, positive job outlook and the higher than average salary.

Enquiry

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    My course enabled me to explore so many different aspects of Art & Design that I would not have had the opportunity to do if I had followed the traditional A-Level route.
    Chelsea O’Kane (Art & Design)
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    I work for a Housing Association and this course has allowed me to develop new skills and progress my knowledge in the world of Property Services.
    Deirdre Sharkey (Construction)
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