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Associate Student in Mechanical Engineering (in conjunction with Forth Valley College)

Heriot-Watt University

Venues

Edinburgh Campus

Content

Year 1
Years 1 & 2 are studied at Forth Valley College

Year 2
Years 1 & 2 are studied at Forth Valley College

Year 3
Students transfer into the 3rd year of the degree programme. Subjects include:
Fluid Dynamics; Materials Engineering; Design and Manufacture; Control Engineering; Instrumentation.

Year 4
Students choose specialist subjects from:
Fluid Mechanics; Thermodynamics; Strength of Materials; Machine Dynamics.

Mandatory courses include a year-long individual project plus Engineering Design and Manufacture that includes an industrial project. Other options such as Petroleum Engineering and Automotive Technologies are available.

Entry Requirements

2022 entry requirements:
3 Highers at BBC including Maths and a science or technological subject or Foundation Apprenticeship
Engineering + Higher Maths and Physics at BB or BC. Interview and pre-entry test.

Start Date

September

Qualification

Degree

Award

MEng

Study Method

Full time

UCAS Code

H3AS

Course Length

5 years

Faculty

School of Engineering and Physical Sciences

Department

Mechanical Engineering

SCQF Level

11

Website

www.hw.ac.uk

Career Area

Engineering

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