Heriot-Watt University

Mechanical Engineering Heriot-Watt University Degree level: Undergraduate

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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

You can no longer submit a new application for courses starting in 2019.

If you already have a 2019 application and are in Clearing, you can add this course as a Clearing choice in Track – contact the university or college first to check they have places.

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 code H301
Institution code H24
Campus name Edinburgh Campus
Campus code -

Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

Qualification Offer Further information
UCAS Tariff Not accepted
A level BBC 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

https://www.hw.ac.uk/study/entry/english-language-requirements.htm


Fees and funding

Tuition fees

Channel Islands £9,250 Year 1
EU £1,820 Year 1
International £18,480 Year 1
England £9,250 Year 1
Northern Ireland £9,250 Year 1
Scotland £1,820 Year 1
Wales £9,250 Year 1

Additional fee information

201920 tuition fees are subject to confirmation.

Provider information

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Heriot-Watt University
Riccarton
Edinburgh
EH14 4AS


Clearing contact details

Admissions Office

+44 (0)131 322 3222

Course Clearing information

Additional information

Office Hours: Monday- Friday 09:00-17:00


Course contact details

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Admissions Office

0131 451 3376