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Higher National Diploma (HND) in Manufacturing Engineering

Higher National Diploma (HND) in Manufacturing Engineering

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.
Course details
Core Subjects
Year One
  • Supply Chain Management
  • Project Design, Implementation & Evaluation
  • Health, Safety and Risk Assessment in Engineering
  • Quality Assurance and Management
  • Manufacturing, Planning and Scheduling Principles
  • Engineering Science
  • Business Management Techniques for Engineers
  • Analytical Methods for Engineers
Year Two
  • Manufacturing Processes
  • Statistical Process Control
  • Management of Projects
  • Research Project
  • Programmable Logic Controllers
  • Electrical and Electronic Principals
  • Mechanical Principals
  • Design for Manufacture

Course Contacts

Bridget
Murphy
Limerick Campus
Timetables

Available on Request

How to Apply

Entry Requirements

Course currently only available to Candidates who have graduated from the Springboard Higher National Certificate in Manufacturing Engineering

How to Apply

Directly through the Griffith College website.

Fees
Tuition Fees
Irish/EU

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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