Mechanical Engineering (University of Glasgow Pathway)

Glasgow Clyde College


Anniesland Campus


This HNC Mechanical Engineering course is you for if you’re considering a career in engineering, and in particular mechanical engineering. If you enjoy problem solving and are solution focused, wanting to know how things work, then you can become a great engineer. Engineering jobs are currently in high demand with many jobs required each year in Scotland alone as a result of Industry 4.0. We have a renowned reputation for engineering with cutting edge technology and staff to support this.


Thermofluids; Statics and strength of materials; Dynamics; Engineering drawing; Engineering principles; Material selection; CAD for engineers; Communication: Practical skills; Engineering mathematics 1; Pneumatics and hydraulics; Quality management: An introduction; Mechanical engineering: Graded Unit 1 examination; IT software applications; Engineering mathematics 2.

Entry Requirements

Higher Maths or Physics; or a relevant NC. Interview.

Progression Routes

Relevant HND course.

Start Date




Study Method

Full time

Course Length

1 year


Engineering Systems

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