Mechanical Engineering

North Highland College UHI


Virtual Learning Environment (VLE)


Are you interested in developing your mechanical engineering knowledge and skills? If so, this new MSc Mechanical Engineering will help you progress to the next level of engineering education and help towards attainment of professional registration as a Chartered Engineer: the course is designed to fulfil the further learning component of CEng professional registration.

The course will develop your understanding of the roles of research, design, analysis and optimisation in advanced engineering careers. You will gain the knowledge and understanding to apply existing and emerging technology and gain the appropriate theoretical and practical methods to design, develop, manufacture, construct, commission, operate and maintain engineering products, processes, systems and services.

You can exit after Stage 1 with PgCert Mechanical Engineering

You can exit after Stage 2 with PgDip Mechanical Engineering

Entry Requirements

BEng Hons in Engineering at 2.2 or above. Recognition of prior experiental learning (RPEL) to the appropriate degree level will also be considered.

Start Date



Postgraduate Master's



Study Method

Distance and Flexible learning
Part time (day)

Course Length

3 years


Energy, Engineering and Construction

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