Mechanical Engineering

City of Glasgow College


Riverside Campus


This course allows you to study mechanical engineering to a professional standard. On completion of this course you will typically go to university, or move into industry as supervisors or technicians.

During your studies you'll have the use of the college’s extensive engineering equipment, which includes a fully functioning mechanical workshop and computer labs running CAD design software, hydraulic pneumatic software and labs.

Some of the subjects you’ll study in second year are: Applied Industrial Plant Maintenance; Plant Systems; Heat Transfer and Fluid Mechanics; Strength of Materials Advanced; Practical Engineering Workshop Skills.

Entry Requirements

2 Highers including Maths and preferably Engineering Science or Physics, or NC Mechanical Engineering, or other relevant national qualifications at SCQF Level 6. Interview.

Progression Routes

Year 3 of BEng Renewable Energy Degree at Glasgow Caledonian University.

Start Date




Study Method

Full time

Course Length

2 years


Engineering, Energy and Gas

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