Mechanical Engineering

Glasgow Clyde College


Anniesland Campus


This mechanical engineering course is suitable if you already work in engineering and would like to develop your existing skills to a higher level. It helps engineers progress on to university and towards professional engineering status.

Units include: Thermofluids; Statics and Strength of Materials; Dynamics; Engineering Drawing; Engineering Principles; Material Selection; CAD for Engineers; Communication: Practical Skills; Engineering Mathematics 1; Engineering Mathematics 2; Pneumatics and Hydraulics; Quality Management: An Introduction; Mechanical Engineering: Graded Unit 1 Examination; Engineering Practical Skills; Plant Systems; Heat Transfer and Fluid Mechanics; Strength of Materials; Design for Manufacture; Engineering Measurement; Engineering Mathematics 3; Engineering Mathematics 4; Engineering Mathematics 5; Mechanical Engineering Graded Unit 2 – Project Based.

Entry Requirements

2 Highers from English, Maths or Physics or another science or technological subject, or an NC in an appropriate discipline. Entry subject to interview and pre-entry test.

Progression Routes

2nd or 3rd year of a relevant degree.

Start Date




Study Method

Part time (day)

Course Length

4 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