Higher International Diploma in Manufacturing Engineering (EduQual Level 5)

Our new qualifications in Engineering are designed to address an increasing need for high quality professional and technical education pathways at Levels 4 and 5, thereby providing students with a clear line of sight to employment or to progression to a university degree.

The Level 5 Higher International Diploma builds upon your knowledge from the Level 4 Higher International Certificate to a more advanced level.

This course progresses from the level 4 HIC and is tailored for those looking to specialise in manufacturing engineering, either for a career or for further university study.

The course is split into 4 units. Two of these units are specialist units in manufacturing engineering. The third is a core topic in Engineering Management.

The fourth unit is worth 60 credits, and is a substantial engineering project on a manufacturing engineering topic.

To be awarded a Higher International Diploma in Engineering (Manufacturing Engineering), you must successfully complete these 120 credits at level 5.

For this course, the units you will cover are:

Core Units

Specialist Units




Total learning: 120 credits

Core units: 2

Specialist units: 2

Optional units: 0