Higher Education

Level 4 Higher National Diploma in Engineering (Mechanical)

Course Overview

  • Campuses

    Havering Rainham Campus
  • Qualification

    Higher Education
  • Subject

  • Schedule

    Thursday (Day)
  • Duration

    72 Weeks
  • Course Target

    Higher Education

Course Fees

*Fee subject to OfS Approval. Fees displayed are on a per year basis

Entry requirements

Our typical entry requirement to this course is 48 UCAS points from relevant level 3 qualifications, such as:

  • A Levels, BTEC Level 3 Diplomas, Scottish Highers, Advanced Highers, Irish Leaving Certificate, Advanced Welsh Baccalaureate, Extended Diploma.
  • Access to Higher Education Diploma in Engineering.
  • GCSE English and maths at grade 4 (C) or above, or equivalent level 2 qualifications.
  • An interview may be required before an offer can be made.


2020/21: Tuition fees £2,500 per year
Approximately £100 per year for academic reading books

The following costs are not included in the fees, Health and Safety equipment and clothing.

  • Further Information

    For further information about application please email Customer Services customerservices.hfe@ncclondon.ac.uk

    You can apply for the ‘Student loan’. Student loans can include a tuition fee loan and a maintenance loan to help with your living costs. Help and advice is available at www.gov.uk/apply-for-student-finance

Further Information

This course will equip you with the skills and knowledge to pursue a career in engineering, or obtain the necessary skills needed to progress your current engineering career and operate as an Engineering Technician.

The course also provides the foundation for further qualifications including a higher national diploma (HND) in engineering, foundation degree or as the first qualifying year for a B.Eng (Hons) degree course.

The course has been designed to meet the requirements of the engineering industry and is underpinned by the research knowledge and industry experience of our staff.

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