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Flexible online engineering courses and qualifications

Diploma in Engineering Design

The iLearn Engineering® Diploma in Engineering Design is a 40 credit course leading to the qualification of:

Diploma in Engineering Design (EduQual Level 4)

The course is delivered as an online engineering course, consisting of two 20 credit units. The first unit is a recommended unit which is designed to deliver some fundamental learning required to progress onto the second, specific core unit.

Unit 1: Engineering Science (recommended*)

Unit 2: Engineering Design & Ethics (core)

* The recommended unit can be replaced by a different unit of your choice depending on your personal preference, or previous learning experience.

Course Information

This UK-accredited online Diploma in Engineering Design provides students with a comprehensive understanding of the principles and practices involved in engineering design. The online course covers topics such as the product design cycle, manufacturing processes, materials selection, concept generation and design modelling.

Following this, you will cover skills for presenting and communicating your design to a customer via presentations and reports. Finally, you will cover engineering design in the wider society, including the ethics and frameworks that govern design around the world.

Through a combination of coursework and practical projects, students learn how to develop innovative and effective engineering solutions that meet the needs of clients and end-users.

Study from Anywhere Any Time

One of the benefits of pursuing this online Diploma in Engineering Design is the flexibility it offers. Students can study from anywhere and at any time, making it possible to balance their studies with work or other commitments. This online engineering design courses also provide access to a range of resources, including high quality online course materials and support from expert design tutors.

Careers in Engineering Design

Upon completion of this online course, students will have gained the knowledge and skills needed to pursue a range of career opportunities in the field of engineering design. These may include roles such as product designer, mechanical engineer, design engineer, or manufacturing engineer. The demand for skilled professionals in these fields is high, and job opportunities are available across a range of industries, including automotive, aerospace, consumer electronics, and medical devices.

In addition to job opportunities, pursuing an online Diploma in Engineering Design can also lead to career advancement and higher earning potential. With the skills and knowledge gained from this online engineering course, graduates can take on more complex projects and responsibilities, leading to increased job satisfaction and better job security.

Overall, an UK-accredited online Diploma in Engineering Design is an excellent choice for students looking to gain a solid foundation in engineering design principles and practices, and to pursue a rewarding and lucrative career in this field. With its UK accreditation, this online course is recognised as meeting high standards of quality and rigor, providing students with a valuable credential that is recognized both nationally and internationally.

How am I assessed?

Like all our courses, assessment is done by 100% coursework assignments that you can complete and submit at a time and place to suit you, there are no exams.

Can I transfer in to other courses?

This course can be used as a stand alone qualification, or transferred as credit towards our main qualifications:

Higher International Certificate (EduQual Level 4)

Higher International Diploma (EduQual Level 5)

What are the benefits?

All of our usual benefits are still present:

  • improve your career prospects

  • 100% distance learning

  • no classes, no exams, no deadlines

  • submit assignments when you are ready

  • work at your own pace

  • request one to one tutor support when needed

  • Full UK accreditation

Tutor Support

Just like our all our qualifications; you will receive dedicated tutor support to any issues you may face during the course. You can access our dedicated engineering tutors by email, phone, or video call as needed.

Why study with us?

UK Accredited Level 4 and 5 university benchmarked qualifications

100% Online Study from Home Anywhere in the World

No Exams, No Deadlines, No Classes Assessment is by written assignment

Open Courses Anyone can enrol – we teach you everything you need to succeed

Find out more about our courses and qualifications

With our convenient online platform, you can study at your own pace, on your own schedule, and from anywhere in the world. Plus, our interactive learning tools and resources ensure that you’ll stay engaged and motivated throughout the course.

Find out more below.

About our Qualifications

UK Accredited Qualifications at levels 4 and 5. Benchmarked to the first and second years at a UK university.

Frequently Asked Questions

Find out answers to our most frequently asked questions

Fees and Payment Plans

Course fees including a range of affordable payment plans.

Get started today

Take the first step towards a rewarding career in engineering design with our UK-accredited online Diploma in Engineering Design course – enrol now for a flexible and comprehensive learning experience.


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