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Materials Selection

North East Scotland College

Venues

Aberdeen City Campus, Fraserburgh Campus, Off campus

Content

This can be a mandatory Unit within HNC/HND Mechanical Engineering Group Award, or may be part of another Group Award or single HN unit. It is designed to provide you with a good knowledge and understanding of material properties and testing, allowing you to apply basic material selection concepts to a range of components. It also gives you the opportunity to examine materials and components with the aim of establishing basic properties.

Credit points and level: 1 HN credit at SCQF Level 7: (8 SCQF credit points at SCQF Level 7)

Entry Requirements

Ideally you should have a basic knowledge and understanding of different material types, and of basic material testing techniques - this may have been achieved through completion of the following NQ Units:
Basic Engineering Materials'; Engineering Materials: Properties and Treatments; Materials: Effects of Force and Protection

Start Date

Flexible

Qualification

Other

Study Method

Distance and Flexible learning

Course Length

6 months

Department

Engineering

SCQF Level

6

Cost

£122.00

Career Area

Engineering

Career Sectors

Aeronautical Engineering

Chemical and Materials Engineering

Electrical and Electronic Engineering

Engineering General

Mechanical and Manufacturing Engineering (including Fabrication and Welding)

Naval Architecture and Marine Engineering

Offshore and Energy