University of Strathclyde

Degree level: Undergraduate

Electrical and Mechanical Engineering

Make sure you check on the university, college or conservatoire website for any updates about course changes as a result of COVID-19.

Course summary

Mechanical, electrical, computing and control elements are key to all engineering systems. Why Electrical & Mechanical Engineering at Strathclyde? Ranked No 1 in Scotland and No 5 in the UK by The Times/ Sunday Times Good University Guide 2019 and No 6 in the UK by The Independent Complete University Guide 2020 Develop expertise in mechanical, electrical, software and control systems engineering. Participate in the Formula Student competition to design, build and race a racing car. Gain international experience through studying abroad. Access to IET Power Academy & Scholarship programme with paid work placements. Professional accreditation by the Institution of Engineering and Technology (IET), and Institution of Mechanical Engineers. Your Career Opportunities exist in the aerospace and automotive industries, and in the energy, consultancy, and oil and gas sectors. Recent employers include Rolls-Royce, Nexen Petroleum, Jaguar Land Rover, Arup. Recent graduate roles include: Electrical Engineer Subsea Engineer Mechanical Engineer Graduate Engineer Generator 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

This course has limited vacancies, and is no longer accepting applications from some students. See the list below for where you normally live, to check if you’re eligible to apply.

EU

Wales

England

International

Scotland

Northern Ireland

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 codeHH63
Institution code S78
Campus nameUniversity of Strathclyde
Campus code-

Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

QualificationOfferFurther information
UCAS Tariff Not accepted
A level BBB - ABB Maths, Physics; Year 2 entry: AAA-ABB (Maths A, Physics, Computing).
Scottish Higher AAAB Maths A, Physics or Engineering Science
International Baccalaureate Diploma Programme 32 points Maths HL5, Physics HL5
Scottish HNC Pass Year 1 entry: HNC Electronics or Electrical Engineering, Engineering Maths 1 - 3, Graded Unit A; Year 2 entry: HND Electronics or Electrical Engineering, Engineering Maths 1 - 4, High Level Engineering Software, Analogue Electronic Principles, Combinational Logic, Sequential Logic, Graded Unit AA.

Fees and funding

Tuition fees

England £9250* Year 1
Northern Ireland £9250* Year 1
Wales £9250* Year 1
Channel Islands £9250* Year 1
EU £1820* Year 1
Scotland £1820* Year 1
International £20900 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.
Electrical and Mechanical Engineering at University of Strathclyde - UCAS