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Mechanical Engineering NC

(SCQF level 6)

Engineering, Energy & Gas, Nautical and STEM

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Mode of Study

Full-time

Start Date

26th Aug 2019, 1 year

26th Aug 2019, 1 year

Location

Riverside Campus

Applications from International Students Welcome

Overview

This course allows students to develop technical engineering skills in regards to mechanical engineering. You must have a sound knowledge of Maths.

The course is structured to include a significant practical ‘hands-on’ element as well associated theory units. You'll have the use of the colleges extensive engineering equipment which includes a fully functional mechanical workshop and specialist labs. You'll be taught by highly qualified lecturers who have a wealth of experience within the engineering industry.

After successful completion of the course, you will be awarded an NC Mechanical Engineering. 

This Course is placed on the Scottish Credit Qualifications Framework at Level 6. For more information on the framework visit: www.scqf.org.uk/the-framework/.

Entry requirements

Minimum entry requirements

  • Two National 5 qualifications at Grade C or above including Mathematics and a Science or Technical subject; OR
  • Other equivalent qualifications or experience.

Additional selection requirements

  • You'll be invited for a group and/or individual interview, where you'll get the opportunity to find out more about the course and tell us why you're interested in this subject area.

 

What you study

  • Technician Level Maths.
  • Dynamics.
  • Statics.
  • Thermofluids.
  • Computer Aided Design Draughting.
  • Pneumatics and Hydraulics.
  • Strength of Materials.
  • Communications.
  • Engineering Information Technology.

After the course

Careers

Successful students will be eligible to apply for apprenticeships, or continue onto a Higher National Qualification.​

 

Teaching

How the course is taught

Courses taught on a full time basis with a day release option for apprentices.

Assessment methods

Both formative and summative assessment will be used in this course delivery.

  • Mode of Study:
    Full-time
  • Start Date:
    26th Aug 2019, 1 year
  • Location:
    Riverside Campus
  • Applications from International Students Welcome