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Mechanical Engineering (Advanced entry)

North Highland College UHI

Venues

Thurso Campus, Virtual Learning Environment (VLE)

Content

Mechanical Engineering is a highly relevant field involving products that affect our lives in countless ways, from the systems that maintain a flow of water to the faucet in your kitchen sink, to the spacecrafts that launch astronauts and satellites to far-flung parts of the solar system.

This program of study is designed to help you develop the skills and knowledge required to build a career as an engineer in a wide range of fields, including automotive, energy and aerospace, among others.

The degree is application-based, using industry-related software, and includes laboratory-based investigations as well as examining industry-based case studies that will provide you with the specialist mechanical knowledge and broad engineering education to turn your qualification into a lifelong career. You will also undertake an engineering project, which will showcase your skills and knowledge to prospective employers by solving an industry-related problem.

Entry Requirements

HNC Engineering Systems, or relevant HNC.

Start Date

September, January

Qualification

Degree

Award

BEng Hons

Study Method

Distance and Flexible learning
Part time (day)

Course Length

6 years

Department

Energy, Engineering and Construction

SCQF Level

10

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