Engineering (General)

University of the Highlands and Islands


UHI North Highland, Virtual Learning Environment (VLE)


Are you interested in developing your general engineering knowledge and skills? If so, this new MSc 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.

Specialist modules in a variety of multi-disciplinary engineering topics from mechanical, electrical and civil engineering may be selected based on your own interests.

You can exit after stage 1 with PgCert Engineering (General)

You can exit stage 2 with PgDip Engineering (General)

Entry Requirements

2:2 Honours degree in engineering discipline.

Start Date



Postgraduate Master's



Study Method

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