Manufacturing Engineering

Glasgow Clyde College


Langside Campus


This manufacturing engineering course will equip you with the skills and knowledge required to work as an engineer in the design, mechanical and manufacturing sectors.

The units that you will undertake are given below:
Computer aided draughting for engineers; Engineering drawing; Materials selection; Manufacturing: Process and equipment selection; Quality management: An introduction; Economics of manufacture; Design for manufacture; Communications; Engineering principles; Engineering mathematics 1; Manufacturing engineering: Graded Unit 1; Information technology: Applications software 1.

Entry Requirements

Higher English, Maths, Physics or another science or technological subject, or an NC in an appropriate subject. Applications are also invited from those without formal qualifications but who have relevant life and/or work experience. Interview and entrance exam.

Progression Routes

Degree programmes at Glasgow Caledonian University or the University of the West of Scotland.

You will have potential to move on to jobs at technician or junior engineering level in the energy, maintenance, design, manufacturing and mechanical engineering sectors.

Start Date




Study Method

Part time (day)

Course Length

2 years


Mechanical Engineering

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