Mechanical Engineering

City of Glasgow College


Riverside Campus


This course allows students to develop technical engineering skills in regards to mechanical engineering. You must have a sound knowledge of Maths.

The course is structured to include a significant practical ‘hands-on’ element as well associated theory units. You'll have the use of the colleges extensive engineering equipment which includes a fully functional mechanical workshop and specialist labs. You'll be taught by highly qualified lecturers who have a wealth of experience within the engineering industry.

Subjects include: Technician Level Maths; Dynamics; Statics; Thermofluids; Computer Aided Design Draughting; Pneumatics and Hydraulics; Strength of Materials; Communications; Engineering Information Technology.

Entry Requirements

Maths and a science or technological subject at National 5. Interview.

Progression Routes

Relevant HNC and HND

Start Date




Study Method

Part time (day release)

Course Length

2 years


Engineering, Energy and Gas

SCQF Level


Career Area


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