Mechanical Engineering

University of Glasgow

Degree level: Undergraduate
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Course summary

MECHANICAL ENGINEERING (5 Year MEng programme): - This degree programme provides a thorough grounding in mechanical engineering principles and their applications, together with the skills needed to solve real mechanical engineering problems. You will benefit from our strong links with industry, with practising engineers contributing to lectures and providing employment opportunities.

Course details


How to apply

Application deadlines

If your application is completed by the following date, it’s guaranteed to be considered:

15 January

*If you apply after this deadline, universities or colleges don’t have to consider your application if they’ve filled their spaces, so the sooner you apply, the better!

Application codes

You will need these codes when you add a choice to your application.

Course codeH302
Institution code G28
Campus nameGilmorehill (Main) Campus
Campus code-

Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

QualificationOfferFurther information
A level AAA Must include Mathematics and Physics.
Pearson BTEC Level 3 National Extended Diploma (first teaching from September 2016) Not accepted
Access to HE Diploma Not accepted
Scottish Higher AAAA - AAAAAA Must include Mathematics and Physics. Mathematics must be passed in S5.
International Baccalaureate Diploma Programme 38 points Must have 3 HL subjects at 6,6,6 including Mathematics and Physics. SL6 may be considered for ONE of either Physics or Mathematics.

SQA applicants entering from S5 are required to achieve AAAAA by the end of S5. Applicants who achieve less than AAAAA by the end of S5 but achieved at least AAAA/AAABB WILL receive a conditional offer of obtaining two Advanced Highers at Grades A or B from S6.


Fees and funding

Tuition fees

England £37000 Whole course
Northern Ireland £37000 Whole course
Wales £37000 Whole course
Channel Islands £37000 Whole course
EU £9100 Whole course
Scotland £9100 Whole course
International £94590 Whole course

Additional fee information

◾The University of Glasgow offer students from England, Northern Ireland and Wales one free year of tuition fees, meaning that these students only pay for 4 years of this 5 year degree programme◾Support for students from England Northern Ireland and Wales - We offer a range of bursaries, scholarships to well qualified students from England, Wales and Northern Ireland, please visit www.gla.ac.uk/scholarships/englandwalesandnorthernireland/ for more details ◾The Students Award Agency for Scotland (SAAS) pays tuition fees to the University for eligible Scottish domiciled and EU students (except those in England, Wales or Northern Ireland). Check your eligibility for SAAS funding at www.saas.gov.uk You must apply for payment of your fees to SAAS before the start of each year of your programme of study.If you do not apply for SAAS funding or SAAS determine that you are ineligible then you will become personally liable for your fees.◾Additional International fees -The following additional fees are applicable: Examinations-only students pay the registration fee of £110 The General Council fee is £50. For more information relating to International Fees please visit: www.gla.ac.uk/international/ ◾The University of Glasgow offers a range of scholarships to support our students, please visit www.gla.ac.uk/scholarships/ for more details.
Mechanical Engineering at University of Glasgow - UCAS