Mechanical Engineering (Level 6)

Glasgow Clyde College


Anniesland Campus


If you’re considering a career in engineering, and in particular mechanical engineering, then this NC Mechanical Engineering course can help you on your way. If you enjoy problem solving, are solution focused and want to know how things work, then you can become a great engineer. We have a renowned reputation for engineering with cutting edge technology and staff to support this.

Currently and in the future, engineering jobs are in high demand with many jobs required each year in Scotland alone as a result of Industry 4.0.

The units that you will undertake are:

Core Units:
Communication core skill unit; Mathematics: Technician 1; Engineering: Applying information technology.

Mandatory Units:
Statics; Engineering dynamics: An introduction; Thermofluids; Engineering dynamics; Strength of materials.

Optional Units
Engineering dimensional control; CAD for engineers; Engineering materials; Graphical engineering communications.

Entry Requirements

3 subjects at National 5 including Maths and a science or technological subject; or relevant NC; Interview.

Progression Routes

Relevant HND course.

Start Date




Study Method

Part time (day release)

Course Length

2 years


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