Taught course

Mechanical Engineering

University of the West of Scotland · School of Engineering

Entry requirements

You should possess at least a second class Honours degree or equivalent qualification, in a mechanical engineering or similar area from a recognised institution or an equivalent professional qualification, for MSc entry.

If you have a lesser degree qualification in engineering, but have appropriate professional or industrial experience, then you may be eligible for entry to the Postgraduate Diploma. On successful completion of the Postgraduate Diploma you would then be invited to join the MSc course.

Months of entry

January, September

Course content

Our course will deepen and widen your knowledge and understanding of mechanical engineering specialist topics.

You will study a wide range of core modules that advance the core knowledge base of the disciplines and provides the necessary and continuing development of appropriate interpersonal and transferable skills at a level that a Mechanical Engineer would be expected to have, allowing you to function in an advanced engineering environment as senior engineers and managers.

While the main focus of our course is on taught modules, you will have the opportunity to explore a specific subject in more detail through the dissertation.

Our graduates will have developed expertise to improve their employability within design and development of the automotive, aerospace, offshore, oil and gas and all main stream mechanical engineering industry sectors.

Qualification, course duration and attendance options

  • MSc
    part time
    24 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification
    full time
    12 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification

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