Mechanical Engineering (Level 6)

Glasgow Clyde College


Anniesland Campus


The course is designed to allow you to develop knowledge and understanding of the fundamental principles of Mechanical Engineering. The course has been designed to offer a balance of practical and theory suitable if you wish to progress to either a job or further education.

Core Units: Communication Core Skill Unit; Mathematics: Technician 1; Engineering: Applying Information Technology.

Mandatory Units: Statics; Engineering Dynamics: An Introduction; Thermofluids; Engineering Dynamics; Strength of Materials.

Optional Units: Engineering Dimensional Control; CAD for Engineers; Engineering Materials; Graphical Engineering Communications.

Entry Requirements

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

Progression Routes

Relevant HNC or HND, or an apprenticeship in the Mechanical, Manufacturing, Maintenance, Aerospace and Ship Building sectors.

Start Date




Study Method

Full time

Course Length

1 year


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