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Mechanical Engineering

Heriot-Watt University

Venues

Edinburgh Campus

Content

First Year: Emphasis is on developing basic mathematical, scientific and communication skills. Topics include Design and Manufacture; Materials Science; Computer Applications; Engineering Science; and Foundation Mathematics.

Second Year: Subjects covered include: Strength of Materials; Machine Dynamics; Applied Thermodynamics; Fluid Dynamics; Materials Engineering; Design and Manufacture; and Control Engineering and Instrumentation.

Third Year: Subjects covered include: Strength of Materials; Machine Dynamics; Applied Thermodynamics; Fluid Dynamics; Materials Engineering; Design and Manufacture; and Control Engineering and Instrumentation.

Fourth Year: Students choose specialist subjects and carry out an individual project drawn from a range of topics. Taught subjects include Management, Manufacturing and Design assignments, and options from Fluid Mechanics, Thermodynamics, Strength of Materials and Machine Dynamics. MEng students may also select from Computer Aided Design, Computing and Numerical Techniques.

Fifth Year: Students may register from First Year:. Entry is offered to those whose performance at the end of the Third Year: places them in the upper part of the class. Students study multi-disciplinary topics in engineering and undertake a group project.

Entry Requirements

2020 entry requirements:
Standard entry: 4 Highers at AAAB including Maths and Physics at AB or BA plus English at National 5.

Widening access entry: 4 Highers at BBBC including Maths and Physics at BB plus English at National 5.

For entry to Level 2 you would require 3 Advanced Highers at ABB including Maths and Physics plus 4 Highers at AAAB.

Start Date

September

Qualification

Degree

Award

MEng

Study Method

Full time

UCAS Code

H301

Course Length

5 years

Faculty

School of Engineering and Physical Sciences

Department

Mechanical Engineering

SCQF Level

10

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