Mechanical Engineering

Inverness College UHI


Inverness Campus


This course will give you the opportunity to develop a strong underpinning knowledge to help you develop a career in engineering. This is a modern, up-to-date programme with national recognition. As well as the key subject areas listed you will have the opportunity to bring your learning together in an engineering project.

Subject areas include:
Engineering: Applying Information Technology; Statics; Engineering Dynamics; Thermofluids; Strength of Materials; Engineering Dynamics; Engineering Thermodynamics; Pneumatics and Hydraulics; Computer Aided Design (CAD) for Engineering; Engineering Project; Mathematics: Technician 1; Communication; pneumatics and hydraulics; CAD; dynamics; strength of materials; engineering project; engineering materials.

Entry Requirements

4 subjects at National 5 including English, Maths and preferably Physics; or relevant national qualifications at SCQF Level 5

Progression Routes

HNC Engineering Systems

Start Date




Study Method

Full time

Course Length

1 year


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