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WHO IS THIS COURSE FOR?

This is the right option for you if you want to study engineering at university and go on to a career in this highly varied sector. There are countless different branches of engineering to choose from, with a strong demand for qualified professionals.

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Location: Central Sixth

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FORMAL ENTRY REQUIREMENTS

You would need to gain five GCSEs at grade C or above (grade 5 or above), including Maths at Grade B (grade 6).

WHAT DOES THE COURSE INVOLVE?

Take a Level 3 Diploma in Engineering and choose an A Level to study alongside it from:
• Maths
• Chemistry
• Biology
• Physics.

The Engineering Diploma, taught by staff from Sandwell College's highly-experienced Engineering Department, covers a broad range of engineering specialist areas including electrical and electronic, mechanical, and others such as manufacturing. Topics include:

•Mechanical Principles
•Engineering Mathematics
•Electronic Principles
•Computer Aided Design
•Health and Safety
•Hydraulics and Pneumatics
•Engineering Design
•Manufacturing Methods.

HOW WILL I BE ASSESSED?

Your diploma work will be assessed by portfolio and assignments. Your A Level will be assessed by examination.

WHERE CAN I GO NEXT?

Students should be aiming to progress on to one of the many different types of engineering degrees that are offered across the university sector.

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