Study Mechanical Engineering (Hons) at the Edinburgh Napier University and gain the opportunity to enter an exciting and varied field of engineering, allowing you to design and develop machinery we use every day including vehicles, building, healthcare and even space technology.
We will provide you with an introduction to engineering principles, ensuring you grasp the basic skills involved before progressing into more specialised areas such as thermodynamic systems and mechanics of materials.
The course focuses on learning engineering principles and practices, as well as computing skills and principles of design, relating to a wide range of mechanical engineering systems.
You'll also cover control and instrumentation systems, engineering applications, fluid mechanics, thermodynamics, and dynamics and statics. You will gain skills in a wide range of up-to-date industry standard design software and applications.
In year 1 you will learn fundamental principles underpinning both mechanical and electrical engineering sciences, and hands-on practical skills.
You will then progress on to year 2, further developing these fundamental skills while beginning to specialise in thermodynamics and mechanical engineering, while considering control and automation systems, key elements of design and engineering management skills.
In year 3, you continue to specialise in your chosen field, gaining insight in to manufacturing systems, materials properties and selection, and detailed design and innovation practices and management.
In your final year you will work on your honours project as well as gaining enhanced skills in thermodynamics, dynamics and statics.
Mechanical engineering offers a rewarding salary for workers in the UK and beyond.
Mechanical engineers are in high demand and there are different fields of specialisation with this degree, so once graduated, you will have the freedom to choose from various career paths.
- Energy sector
Our course also equips you with key transferable skills in computing, maths and project management which will allow you to pursue a career in software, finance and management roles.
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- Engineering Skills
- Foundation Mathematics
- Mechanical Principles
- Electrical and Electronic Principles
- Engineering Practice
- Mathematical Methods
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- 48 months
Start dates & application deadlines
- Apply before , International
- Apply before , National
DisciplinesMechanical Engineering Electronics & Embedded Technology General Engineering & Technology View 487 other Bachelors in Mechanical Engineering in United Kingdom
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We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.
Standard Entry Requirement
- BBBC including Maths and a Science (excluding Biology) or Technical Subject*
Minimum Offer Entry Requirement
- BCCC including Maths and a Science (excluding Biology) or Technical Subject*
- CCC including Maths and a Science (excluding Biology) or Technical Subject*
Irish Leaving Certificate
- H2, H3, H3, H3 at HL including Maths and a Science (excluding Biology) or Technical Subject*
BTEC (QCF) Extended Diploma Level 3
- MMM (Merit, Merit, Merit) in a related subject.
BTEC (QCF) National Diploma Level 3 plus A Level
- MM (Merit, Merit) in a related subject plus A Level Grade C.
International Baccalaureate Diploma
- Award of Diploma with 28 points overall with three HL subjects at grades 6, 5, 4 including a Science (excluding Biology) or Technical Subject*
*Civil Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Electronics, Engineering, Mathematics, Mechatronics, Mechanical Engineering, Physics, Technological Studies/Engineering and more.
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International16425 GBP/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 16425 GBP per year during 48 months.
National1820 GBP/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 1820 GBP per year during 48 months.
- England, Wales, Northern Ireland, and Republic of Ireland: £9,250
- Overseas and EU: £16,425
Living costs for Edinburgh
The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.
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Apply and win up to €10000 to cover your tuition fees.