Mechanical Engineering Beng (Hon)

Course Overview - Mechanical Engineering Beng (Hon)

Modern challenges require new and advanced technical solutions, and mechanical engineers are vital to achieving those solutions. It is the technical development of the world that drives us forward.

Heriot-Watt University is proud to be ranked as one of the top universities for Mechanical Engineering in the UK, including:
• Guardian University Guide 2020: 1st in Scotland and top 10 in the UK
• Complete University Guide 2021: Top 10 in the UK
• Times and Sunday Times Good University Guide 2021: Top 10 in the UK
• Guardian University League Tables...

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Course Information

Study Mode

Full-time

Duration

4 Years

Start Date

08/09/2025

Campus

Edinburgh Campus

Course Address
Riccarton
Edinburgh
EH14 4AS

Application Details

Course Code

H300

Institution Code

H24

Points of Entry

Year 1, Year 2

Entry Requirements

UCAS Tariff

Scottish Higher

A,A,B,B

including Mathematics and Physics/Engineering Science with one at A.

International Baccalaureate Diploma Programme

29

including Mathematics and Physics at Higher Level 5 for entry to Year 1. For entry to Year 2: 34 points including Mathematics and Physics at Higher Level 6.

Pearson BTEC Level 3 National Extended Diploma (first teaching from September 2016)

DMM

in Engineering (including sufficient Maths and Physics) for entry to Year 1.

GCSE/National 4/National 5

It is also a requirement of every applicant to have English and Mathematics at a minimum of National 5 Grade C or GCSE Grade C or 4 (or equivalent)

Scottish Advanced Higher

A,B

including Maths and Physics/Engineering Science plus Highers at AABB for entry to Year 2.

Scottish HNC

Pass

For entry to Year 1: HNC in relevant subject with A in graded unit to include SQA Engineering Mathematics 1, 2 & 3 and sufficient Maths & Physics content.

Scottish HND

Pass

For entry to Year 1: HND in relevant subject with AB/BA in graded units to include SQA Engineering Mathematics 1, 2, & 3 and sufficient Maths & Physics content. For entry to Year 2: HND in relevant subject with AA in graded units to include SQA Engineering Mathematics 1, 2, 3 & 4 and sufficient Maths & Physics content.

Foundation Apprenticeship (SCQF Level 6)

Pass

We accept Foundation Apprenticeships in combination with other qualifications such as SQA Highers and Advanced Highers.

A level

B,B,C

A,B,B

including Mathematics and Physics at BB for entry to Year 1. For Year 2 entry: AAB including Mathematics and Physics.

T Level

We will consider T Levels as suitable for entry to our degree programmes, however, certain subject requirements may be required for entry to specific programmes. Where this is not evident as part of the T Level studies, we may ask for additional qualifications.

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Fees and funding

Scotland £1,820
England, Northern Ireland, Wales, Channel Islands, Republic of Ireland £9,250
EU, International £24,048

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