Mechanical engineers conceive, design and put into operation devices, machines, engines and energy systems to solve a wide variety of society’s technological challenges.
Year 1: Maths, Software for Engineers, Experimental and Lab Skills, Thermodynamics and Fluid Mechanics, Electronics, Mechanical Engineering Design.
Year 2: core engineering subjects, applied maths and information technology, dynamics and control, structural mechanics and materials.
Year 3: design exercises and classes in Engineering Science; study abroad opportunities.
Year 4: individual project; classes appropriate to your degree specialism.
Year 5 (MEng only): group project; study abroad opportunity if not taken in year 3; specialist topics such as space-flight systems, engineering plasticity, aerodynamics, pressurised systems, and machinery diagnosis.
2024 entry requirements
5 Highers at AAAAB including Maths and Physics at A plus English at National 5. Higher English preferred. Advanced Higher Maths and Physics recommended.
Widening access entry:
4 Highers at AAAB including Maths and Engineering Science or Physics plus English at National 5. Higher English preferred. Advanced Higher Maths and Physics recommended.
Faculty of Engineering
Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering