University of Strathclyde

Degree level: Undergraduate

Mechanical Engineering

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Course summary

Mechanical engineers conceive, design and put into operation devices, machines, engines and energy systems to solve a wide variety of society’s technological challenges. Why Mechanical Engineering at Strathclyde? Ranked Number 1 in Scotland and Number 4 in the UK for Mechanical Engineering (The Complete University Guide 2021). Opportunity to participate in Formula Student, the national competition to build a racing car. Choose from specialised options (see below). Access to industry scholarships. Gain international experience through the option to study abroad. The Department of Mechanical & Aerospace Engineering is targeted annually for graduate recruitment by more than 60 companies, enhancing your career prospects. Professional accreditation by the Institution of Mechanical Engineers. Your Career Employers of recent graduates include Airbus, BAE Systems, Aker Subsea Ltd, EDF Energy, Network Rail, Rolls-Royce and Siemens. Recent graduate roles include: Production Engineer Projects Engineer Subsea Engineer Nuclear Graduate Mechanical Development Engineer

Course details

Qualified teacher status (QTS)

To work as a teacher at a state school in England or Wales, you will need to achieve qualified teacher status (QTS). This is offered on this course for the following level:

  • Course does not award QTS

How to apply

Application codes

Course code:
H302
Institution code:
S78
Campus name:
University of Strathclyde
Campus code:
-

Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

Additional entry requirements

Interview

Audition


Unistats information

Operated by the Office for Students
89%
Student satisfaction
90%
Employment after 15 months (Most common jobs)
100%
Go onto work and study

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Fees and funding

Tuition fees

EU £22400* Year 1
Channel Islands £9250* Year 1
England £9250* Year 1
Northern Ireland £9250* Year 1
Wales £9250* Year 1
Scotland £1820* Year 1
International £22400* Year 1
Republic of Ireland £22400* Year 1

*This is a provisional fee and subject to change.

Additional fee information

Undergraduate students who live in Scotland will usually have their tuition fees paid by the Student Awards Agency Scotland (SAAS). If you have previously attended university or college or are not sure about your eligibility, you should contact SAAS to check your eligibility to have your fees paid. SAAS will pay your tuition fees directly to Strathclyde. Most undergraduate students from the rest of the UK (England, Wales and Northern Ireland) will receive a free year of tuition as, assuming no change in Rest of UK fees policy over the period, the total amount payable by undergraduate students will be capped. For students commencing study next session, this is capped at £27,750 (with the exception of the MPharm and Integrated Masters courses); MPharm students pay £9,250 for each of the four years. Students studying on Integrated Masters degree programmes pay an additional £9,250 for the Masters year with the exception of those undertaking a full-year industrial placement where a separate placement fee will apply. The University of Strathclyde offers a wide range of scholarships and bursaries. For further information, please consult the following page: https://www.strath.ac.uk/studywithus/scholarships/. For further information on tuition fees, additional costs and funding for this programme, please view the "Fees and funding" section on the programme website.
Mechanical Engineering at University of Strathclyde - UCAS