Materials Engineering (bite-sized HE Course)Course Code: MTLUP Learning Aim Code: Z0001940 Full-time / Part-time: Part-time: bite-sized HE Course - a module from the HNC/D in Engineering Duration: 16 weeks – one half-day per week Campus: Paget Road campus
Is this the right course for me?
If you work in engineering and want to develop your knowledge and understanding of a range of materials such as metals, polymers, ceramics or composites this short part-time module (part of the HNC/D in engineering) will provide you with the necessary background knowledge and understanding of the properties, testing, treatments, processing, selection, failure modes and prevention of a variety of engineering materials.
You will have the opportunity to explore and analyse environmental issues related to increased productivity and sustainability that lead to less waste and to the more efficient use of energy and resources when selecting materials for particular applications.
What will I learn?
Completion of the course will enable you to:
- Determine the properties and selection criteria of materials from tests and data sources
- Understand the relationships between manufacturing processes and material behaviour
- Select suitable materials and processing methods for a specific product
- Understand the in-service causes of failure of engineering materials
What skills will I gain?
Throughout the course you will develop skills in:
How will I be assessed?
What can I do next?
Completion of the module will enable you to:
What are the Entry Requirements?
As this module is part of an HNC/D qualification, you are required to be over 18 years of age and have the following qualifications:
- Two A Levels – preferably in maths or science OR
- BTec certificate or diploma in engineering or a related discipline
- Mature students will be considered in light of relevant work/life experience- Non-EU students are required to have an IELTS or equivalent university qualification