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Mechanical Systems Engineering (Hons), B.Eng.

  • Application Deadline
  • 24 months
    Duration
University rank #601 (WUR) Glasgow, United Kingdom
This Mechanical Systems Engineering (Hons) programme of Glasgow Caledonian University, developed in partnership with industry, will produce well-rounded engineers able to exercise leadership, initiative, personal responsibility and decision-making in complex and unpredictable situations. 
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Overview

Engineers are involved in a number of design and development activities. Mechanical Systems Engineering is a blend of mechanical engineering, computer-aided engineering, control engineering, systems design engineering and electronic engineering in order to design and manufacture useful products.

You will have access to cutting edge laboratories and equipment including CAD, CAM and FEA software, as well as to electrical, control systems and instrumentation and electronic laboratories. There is also the opportunity for a 48-week industry placement. 

The BEng Mechanical Systems Engineering (Hons) programme of Glasgow Caledonian University is accredited by the Institution of Mechanical Engineers (IMechE) as fulfilling the academic requirements for Chartered Engineer (CEng), with the addition of the MEng year or an accredited Masters degree. Successful completion of the BEng (Hons) degree allows transfer to the MEng.

Your career

Graduates work in mechanical engineering, aerospace, electronic, offshore, local authority, manufacturing, and building services. GCU has many links with blue chip companies in the UK and Europe including Thales, BAE Systems, Rolls Royce and many others.

Accreditation

Designed to meet the UK Standard for Professional Engineering Competence (UK-SPEC). The BEng (Hons) partially fulfils the academic requirements of Chartered Engineer (C.Eng) status. The School has accreditation from the Institution of Mechanical Engineering (IMechE) the programme meets/will contribute to the academic requirements for registration as a Chartered Engineer.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity

    You can choose to do this programme part-time or full-time.

    Full-time
    • Full-time duration 24 months
    • Duration description

      2 - 4 Years

    Part-time
    • Average part-time duration 36 months
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

Courses included:
  • Fundamentals of Engineering
  • Thermodynamics and Fluid Mechanics
  • Engineering Design and Analysis
  • Mathematics
  • Control and Instrumentation Systems
  • Manufacture and Materials
  • Electrical Systems

English Language Requirements

You need the following IELTS score:

  • Minimum required score:

    6

    The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

General Requirements

Year 1 Entry Requirements

  • SQA Higher: BBBC including Maths and either Physics, Technological Studies or Engineering Science plus Nat 5 English at C
  • A level: CCD including Maths and Physics plus GCSE English at C/4
  • ILC Higher: H2 H2 H3 H5 including Maths and Physics, plus English at Ordinary Level O2
  • IB Diploma: 24 points including Maths and Physics
  • BTEC: Level 3 Extended Diploma in Engineering subject at DDM
  • SWAP STEM programme: BBB

Tuition Fee

  • International

    12250 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 12250 GBP per year and a duration of 24 months.
  • EU/EEA

    1820 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 1820 GBP per year and a duration of 24 months.
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  • RUK: £9250 

Living costs for Glasgow

  • 620 - 1020 GBP/month
    Living Costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.

Funding

We provide high-quality education for a fair price; as the University for the Common Good, we are committed to offering accessible higher education for talented students by keeping our tuition fees low and providing a generous scholarship package of over £2.5 million per year.

Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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