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Innovation and Creative Engineering Design (Level 3) - Full-time


Course outline

This course is perfect if you are aiming high and want a combination of A Level Maths, A Level Product Design, and a BTEC in Engineering to set you up for higher level study.

You’ll learn a combination of two A Levels and a career-related Engineering qualification. They will combine to prepare you for university and give you the unique opportunity of getting hands-on with industry-standard equipment.

You can expect a course that will encourage you to combine mathematical understanding with creative thinking, to find innovative solutions to real world problems. So you’ll be gaining skills that are essential for a career as a design engineer.

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Jesse Boot Avenue
Science Park
University Boulevard


Start: 8th September 2020

Course code: C027338 / Q027341

  • A Level Maths
  • A Level Product Design
  • Pearson BTEC Level 3 Subsidiary Diploma in Engineering

2 years

Level Level 3
Entry requirements

You’ll need 5 GCSEs at Grade 9-4/A*-C, including English Language at grade 9-4/A*-C and Maths at grade 9-6/A*-B.

One of your GCSEs would preferably be a design technology subject.

  • Maths – 100% exam based assessment
  • Product design – 50% exam based assessment, 50% portfolio based assessment
  • BTEC Engineering - continuous assessment of each unit through a variety of methods such as practical assessments, online tests and producing a personal portfolio of evidence.

Choose to follow with degree-level study at Nottingham College or going on to university. Alternatively, you could consider a higher apprenticeship to give you a paid route into industry alongside a degree-level qualification.

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