Heriot-Watt University has opted into the TEF and received a Silver award.
Mechanical Engineering offers an exciting environment where many skills are brought together to create innovative products and the infrastructure and technology for manufacture. The first two years provide a grounding in the core disciplines of Mechanical Engineering, which allows students to make an informed choice of the subsequent options. An individual project forms part of fourth year.
How to apply
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!
You will need these codes when you add a choice to your application.
|Campus name||Edinburgh Campus|
Points of entry
The following entry points are available for this course:
- Year 1
|UCAS Tariff||Not accepted|
to include Mathematics and either Physics, Technological Studies or Engineering Science at grades BB for entry to Level 1.
For Level 2 entry: AAB including Mathematics and either Physics, Technological Studies or Engineering Science.
|Pearson BTEC Level 3 National Extended Diploma (first teaching from September 2016)||Relevant BTEC qualifications are accepted; please contact Admissions Tutor for further details.|
|Scottish Higher||AAAB||The subjects studied must include Mathematics and either Physics, Technological Studies or Engineering Science.|
|International Baccalaureate Diploma Programme||30 points||to include Higher Level Mathematics and Physics.|
|Scottish Advanced Higher||ABB||including Mathematics and either Physics, Technological Studies or Engineering Science plus Highers for entry to Level 2.|
A qualification in Chemistry is also an advantage.
We accept a wide range of other qualifications from the UK, Europe and International countries. Please contact the Admissions Tutor for the programme for further information on the entry requirements for these.
English language requirements
Applicants whose native language is not English and who have not been educated previously in the English language must provide evidence of their English language ability to ensure they can cope with the demands of a Heriot-Watt programme taught and assessed in English. Further information about the English Language tests that we currently accept as proof of English Language ability including our own English Language programmes, can be viewed on our website.
HWU English Language Requirements
Fees and funding
|Channel Islands||£9,250||Year 1|
|Northern Ireland||£9,250||Year 1|
Additional fee information
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