Higher National Diploma (HND) in Manufacturing Engineering

Type
Undergraduate
Duration
2 Years
Validated by
BTEC
Mode
Part-Time
Campus
Limerick
NFQ Level
6
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Course Overview

Developed with career progression and recognition by professional bodies in mind

The BTEC Higher National Diploma is available to our graduates from the Higher National Certificate in Manufacturing Engineering and has been designed to provide technical training in the area of manufacturing engineering. 

Why Study Engineering at Griffith College?

The BTEC Level 6 Higher National Diploma in Manufacturing Engineering is available only to graduates from the HNC in Manufacturing Engineering and is conducted on a part-time basis over a two-year period. The course has been designed to provide education and training of manufacturing principals to engineers/technicians in the areas of manufacturing systems design. It delivers knowledge and work-related skills in a broad range of specialist disciplines and is suited to those who would like a career in the manufacturing/biopharma and medical devices industries.

  • Develop key work-related skills, an appreciation of industry requirements and knowledge and understanding of manufacturing engineering.
  • Learn how to improve productivity, efficiency, and profitability, as well as how to provide more choice to customers, reduce response times and improve quality.
  • The practical nature of the coursework lends to preparation for work in the field of industrial engineering or to progress their career if currently working in the sector.
  • Acquire highly transferable skills attractive to a wide range of sectors outside engineering including banking, transportation, consultancy, distribution services, health and other government areas.
  • Option to further your studies with our Level 7 Bachelor of Engineering in Industrial Engineering programme available at both our Dublin and Limerick campuses.

Intake Dates

The next intake for this course will be:

  • February 2022*
  • October 2022*

*subject to sufficient numbers

Course Details

Core Subjects

Semester One

  • Engineering Management
  • Engineering Maths
  • Production Engineering for Manufacture
  • Quality and Process Improvement

Semester Two

  • Engineering Design
  • Engineering Science
  • Managing a Professional Engineering Project
  • Electrical and Electronic Principals

Semester One

  • Research Project 1
  • Professional Engineering Management
  • Manufacturing Systems Engineering
  • Lean Manufacturing

Semester Two

  • Research Project 2
  • Advanced Manufacturing Technologies
  • Sustainability
  • Manufacturing Systems Engineering

Course Contacts

Timetables

This course runs two evenings per week. Specific timetables are available on request.

How to Apply

Entry Requirements

  • The BTEC Higher National Diploma is available to our graduates from the Higher National Certificate in Manufacturing Engineering
  • Candidates with Leaving Certification qualifications or higher who would be in a position to benefit from and succeed in constituent modules of the programme
  • Pass Maths and English
  • Mature applicants with qualifications and experience deemed equivalent by the College’s BTEC approved RPL and RPEL policies.

How to Apply

Directly through our website griffith.ie.

 

Fees

Please contact the Programme Director, Bridget Murphy, for current fee information.

Tuition Fees

General Fee Information 

Prices below are inclusive of Academic Administration fee, deposit payment and 2% Learner Protection Charge

Study Mode: Part-Time

Limerick 

Irish/EU living in Ireland: EUR 1,780.00

Progression

Academic Progression

Graduates of the Higher National Diploma in Manufacturing Engineering may be considered eligible to join our Level 7 Bachelor of Engineering in Industrial Engineering programme available at our Limerick campus.

Career Progression

Recent successful graduates of the Higher National Diploma in Manufacturing Engineering are currently employed as test or research and development technicians, technical representatives, engineering plan technicians, junior engineers, production planners or production technicians in these industries. They now provide the employer with skills that contribute to increased efficiencies and productivity

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