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Mechanical Engineering

City of Glasgow College

Venues

Riverside Campus

Content

This two-year course allows you to study mechanical engineering to a professional standard. On completion of this course you'll typically go to university, or move into industry as supervisors or technician. Find job profiles and opportunities here.

This course involves the use of the college’s extensive engineering equipment, which includes a fully functioning mechanical workshop and computer labs running CAD design software, hydraulic pneumatic software and labs.

Year one:
Mathematics for Engineers; Thermofluids; Statics and Strength of Materials; Materials Selection and Testing; Pneumatics and Hydraulics.

Year two:
Applied Industrial Plant Maintenance; Plant Systems; Heat Transfer and Fluid Mechanics; Strength of Materials Advanced; Practical Engineering Workshop Skills.

Entry Requirements

2 Highers including Maths and preferably Physics; or NC Mechanical Engineering. Interview.

Progression Routes

You may apply to third year of Glasgow Caledonian University's BEng Renewable Energy Degree programs, BEng Mechanical with CadB Eng/BSc programs at other universities, or an Incorporated Engineer qualification.

Start Date

August

Qualification

HND

Study Method

Full time

Course Length

2 years

Department

Engineering, Energy and Gas

SCQF Level

8

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