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Mechanical Engineering

University of the West of Scotland

Venues

Paisley Campus

Content

Mechanical engineers specialise in the design, development and manufacture of a wide variety of machines, products and structures ranging from consumer related designs through to automotive and aerospace designs. Design engineering and computer-aided technology coupled with a sound grounding in engineering principles should provide you with the knowledge required in today's highly competitive market. Years 1, 2 and 3 academic studies may be supported by gaining paid work experience within a relevant engineering organisation. In order to achieve the BA Hons Sandwich degree you must gain a min of 36 weeks work experience which may provide exemption from some membership requirements of the relevant professional bodies.

Entry Requirements

2022 entry requirements
Standard entry:
4 Highers at AABB including Maths and Physics plus English at National 5 at B.

Widening access entry:
4 Highers at ABBB including Maths and Physics plus English at National 5 at B.

Progression Routes

Career areas are varied and include design, research and development, analysis, manufacture and project management. Previous graduates have been employed by many leading companies such as Rolls-Royce, Doosan-Babcock Energy Ltd, ABB Alsthom Power, Intel, Hoover, Candy and Biosil.

Start Date

September

Qualification

Degree

Award

MEng

Study Method

Full time

UCAS Code

H301

Course Length

5 years

Faculty

School of Computing, Engineering and Physical Science

Department

Engineering

SCQF Level

11

Website

www.uws.ac.uk

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