Mechanical Engineering

Course details

Campus(es)

Paisley

UCAS Code

H301 / H300

Start Date

September 2019

Degree

MEng (Hons) / BEng (Hons)

About the course

The MEng / BEng Mechanical Engineering degree focuses on industry-relevant topics to reflect the needs of today’s employers, giving you the opportunity to build a successful career in the design, engineering and manufacturing sectors.

You will gain knowledge of scientific and engineering principles and take a flexible approach towards new ideas and developments. You will hone your practical skills by using our industry-standard equipment, making you attractive to prospective employers and enabling you to work effectively as part of a team.

This course is accredited by the Institution of Mechanical Engineers under license from the UK regulator, the Engineering Council.

Applications for this course are open to people currently residing in:

Scotland & EU/EEA

  • Year 1: Open
  • Year 2: Closed
  • Year 3: Closed

England, Wales & Northern Ireland

  • Year 1: Open
  • Year 2: Open
  • Year 3: Open

International (non-EU)

  • Year 1: Open
  • Year 2: Open
  • Year 3: Open

Entry Requirements

MEng (Hons)

  • Scottish Highers: BBBB or ABBC (114 UCAS Tariff points) including Maths & Physics, and SQA National 5 English (or equivalent)
  • A levels: BBC (112 UCAS Tariff points) including Maths and Physics
  • Irish Leaving Certificate: H2 H2 H2 H3 including Maths and Physics 
  • International Baccalaureate (IB) Diploma: 32 points

BEng (Hons)

  • Scottish Highers: BBB or BBCC (102 UCAS Tariff points) including Maths at B plus SQA National 5 Physics at Grade B
  • A levels: CCD (88 UCAS Tariff points) including Maths and Physics
  • Irish Leaving Certificate: H3 H3 H3 H4 including Maths and Physics 
  • International Baccalaureate (IB) Diploma: 24 points
  • Scottish Wider Access Programme: Access to STEM BBB
  • African WASSCE (WAEC): a pass in 5 subjects (minimum of 3 at Grade B) including Maths and Physics at Grade B
  • SQA HNC / BTEC Level 4 HNC: Engineering Practice (Maths for Engineering 1), Mechanical Engineering (Maths for Engineering 1), Mechanical and Manufacturing Engineering (Maths for Engineering 1), Engineering and Mechanics, Engineering Science or another relevant discipline
  • Scottish Advanced Highers: CCD (112 UCAS Tariff points) including Maths and Physics
  • A levels: CCC  (104 UCAS Tariff points) including Maths and Physics
  • International Baccalaureate (IB) Diploma: 28 points 
  • SQA HNC / BTEC Level 4 HNC: Mechanical Engineering (for SQA HNCs, with a Grade B in the Graded Unit) 
  • SQA HND: Mechanical Engineering 
  • BTEC Extended Diploma: DDM
  • SQA HND / BTEC Level 5 HND / Foundation Degree: Mechanical Engineering (for SQA HNDs, with a pass in the unit Maths for Engineering 3 and Grade B in the Graded Unit)
  • Students of the Diplôme Universitaire de Technologie (DUT) in France may apply for Year 3 entry and applications will be considered on an individual basis

Clearing Guide

Clearing can sometimes feel like a bit of an emotional rollercoaster. Don’t worry though as we’re here to guide you through the process, giving you the information and advice you need.

UCAS Track

You should use UCAS Track to keep up-to-date with your Undergraduate application. Your UCAS Track account will be updated once a decision has been made on your application and you’ll be notified.

Fees & Funding

Your tuition fee status is determined by your nationality and the country where you are ordinarily resident. Find out all about undergraduate fees and funding for Scottish, UK, EU and International students, including tuition fees, student loans, and alternative sources of funding.

Contact us

If you’re not sure about anything, get in touch – we are here to help!

Whilst we may be dealing with a lot of enquiries during Results Day, our advisors will do everything they can to answer your call or email as efficiently as possible, so you shouldn’t be waiting too long.

T: 0800 027 1000 (Freephone within the UK)
T: +44 (0)141 849 4101 (outwith the UK)
E: uwsclearing@uws.ac.uk

Disclaimer

We will always try to make sure that we publish accurate course information but we do not accept responsibility for any mistakes or omissions. We will also try to make sure that we deliver our courses in line with our published information. However, we may not always be able to do so and you can find further information about this in our enrolment terms and conditions.

Need help? Call the Clearing hotline: +44(0)141 849 4101

If you’re not sure about anything, get in touch – we’re here to help!

Lines are open from 8.45am to 4.45pm Monday to Friday with extended hours on the dates below. Whilst our lines may be busy during results day, our advisors will do everything they can to answer your call as efficiently as possible, so you shouldn’t be waiting too long.

  • Tuesday 6th August – 8.30am-6pm
  • Wednesday 7th August – 8.30am-6pm
  • Thursday 8th August – 8.30am-6pm
  • Friday 9th August – 8.30am-6pm

From Monday 12 August and onwards: 8.45am – 4.45pm

Clearing drop-in sessions

Our clearing drop-in sessions will be taking place simultaneously at both our Paisley and Lanarkshire campuses on Thursday 8th and Thursday 15th of August from 3.00 – 6.00pm.

Our student recruitment team and ambassadors will be on-hand to give you advice about your potential study options and what you are eligible to apply for.

If you already have your results, we’ll even be able to take you through your UCAS application if you wish to apply on-the-spot.

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