Engineering (General)

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 this course at PgCert and PgDip level points.

Entry Requirements

BEng (Hons) degree in Engineering at 2:2 or above. Recognitition of prior experiential learning (RPEL) to the appropriate degree level will also be considered.

Progression Routes

On successful completion, you will have acquired the general engineering knowledge, understanding and skills along with your own tailored specialist interests, that are relevant to employment within the engineering industry.

Start Date



Postgraduate Master's



Study Method

Full time

Course Length

18 months


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