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Computer-Aided Mechanical Engineering, B.Eng.

  • Application Deadline
  • 36 months
    Duration
University rank #601 (WUR) Glasgow, United Kingdom
Computer-aided mechanical engineering is a blend of mechanical engineering, computer-aided engineering and systems design engineering. Earn a Computer-Aided Mechanical Engineering degree at Glasgow Caledonian University.
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Overview

This Computer-Aided Mechanical Engineering programme from Glasgow Caledonian University has been designed with industry input and uses standard industry software (such as PTC Creo for 3D modelling and manufacturing simulation and ANSYS for Finite Element Analysis) to give you an understanding of the fundamental principles of engineering – design, control, materials and manufacturing methods – as well as learning how to provide solutions to complex engineering problems. 

All of GCU’s Engineering Programmes are accredited by UK Standard for Professional Engineering Competence (UK-SPEC) and we have excellent links with industry, providing access to case studies, projects and work experience. All MEng pathways within the Engineering Suite satisfy the academic requirements required for Chartered Engineer (CEng) status. Accredited by the Institution of Mechanical Engineers (IMechE), the programme meets/will contribute to the academic requirements for registration as a Chartered Engineer.

Career Opportunities

Graduates have found success in a variety of local, national and international industries and consultancies, such as mechanical, aerospace, electronics, offshore, local authority, manufacturing and building services.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity

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

    Full-time
    • Full-time duration 36 months
    • Duration description

      3 - 4 Years

    Part-time
    • Average part-time duration 24 months
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

Courses included:
  • Broad-based and solid coverage of the Fundamentals of Engineering

  • Thermodynamics & Fluid Mechanics

  • Engineering Design & Analysis

  • Mathematics

  • Integrated Engineering Studies

  • Control & Instrumentation Systems

  • Manufacture & 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

All entry requirements listed here should be used as a guide and represent the minimum required to be considered for entry. Applicants who are made a conditional offer of a place may be asked to achieve more than is stated.

Year 1

  • 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 MMM plus GCSE English at C
  • SWAP: Access to STEM programme at BBB

Tuition Fee

  • International

    12250 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 12250 GBP per year and a duration of 36 months.
  • EU/EEA

    1820 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 1820 GBP per year and a duration of 36 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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