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Mechanical Engineering BEng (Hons)
Mechanical Engineering BEng (Hons)

Mechanical Engineering BEng (Hons)

  • ID:RGU440199
  • Level:4-Year Bachelor's Degree
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  • Type:Full-time

Fees (GBP)

  • TuitionFee/Year:£16,650.00
  • LivingFee/Year:£12,000.00
  • InsuranceFee/Year:£624.00
  • TuitionFee/Year:£16,650.00
  • LivingFee/Year:£12,000.00
  • InsuranceFee/Year:£624.00
Estimated Total/program:
£117,096.00
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Admission Requirements

Entry requirements

  • SQA Higher: BBBC to include Maths and either Engineering Science, Physics or Technological Studies. English at National 5 grade C or above is required if not held at Higher.

  • GCE A Level: BCC to include Mathematics and one from Physics, Design Technology, Electronics, or Engineering. GCSE English at grade 5/C or above is required if not held at A Level.

  • Irish Leaving Certificate Higher: H2H3H3H3   to include Maths and either Physics or Technological Studies. English at grade O3 or above is required if not held at Higher.

  • IB Diploma: 27 to include Higher Level Maths and Physics, one of which must be at grade 6 and one at grade 5. English is required at a minimum of Standard Level grade 4.

English requirements

  • Applicants whose first language is not English should have an IELTS of 6.0 overall, with no component lower than 5.5, or an equivalent.

Course Information

This BEng (Hons) Mechanical Engineering degree at Robert Gordon University will enable you to be involved in the design, construction and operation of machines, structures and industrial plant for a wide range of industries, across the world. You'll constantly strive to produce safer, durable, cheaper, useful and more efficient machines and systems to benefit society and change tomorrow.

You’ll work on a variety of items from small components to extremely large plant, machinery or vehicles. You’ll apply method and logic to solve real-life problems in the face of conflicting requirements.

The first two years are common across our Mechanical Engineering courses. At the end of Year 2, you can make an informed decision about which route you wish to take.

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Stage 1, Semester 1,

  •   EN1560,   Introduction to Electrical Engineering, ,

  •   EN1600,   Professional Skills, ,

  •   EN1700,   Statics and Dynamics, ,

  •   EN1902,   Mathematics 1, ,

Stage 1, Semester 2, ,

  •   EN1601,   Product Development, , ,

  •   EN1701,   Introduction to Design, Materials and Manufacture, , ,

  •   EN1702,   Thermofluids 1, , ,

  •   EN1902,   Mathematics 1, , ,

Stage 2, Semester 1,

  •   EN2560,   Electrical Power, ,

  •   EN2701,   Mechanics of Solids, ,

  •   EN2702,   Thermofluids 2, ,

  •   EN2703,   Mechanical Engineering Design 1, ,

Stage 2, Semester 2, ,

  •   EN1562,   Electrical and Electronic Design, , ,

  •   EN2500,   Dynamics, , ,

  •   EN2700,   Mechanical Engineering Design 2, , ,

  •   EN2901,   Mathematics 2, , ,

Stage 3, Semester 1,

  •   EN3500,   Signal Acquisition, Instrumentation and Control, ,

  •   EN3590,   Environmental Engineering 1, ,

  •   EN3800,   Project Management, Team-Working and Leadership, ,

  •   EN3900,   Mathematics 3, ,

Stage 3, Semester 2, ,

  •   EN3501,   Engineering Analysis 1, , ,

  •   EN3571,   Renewable Energy Systems, , ,

  •   EN3700,   Industrial Plant, , ,

  •   EN3600,   Group Project (Engineering Stage 3), , ,

  •   EN3602,   Integrative Engineering Project, , ,

Stage 4, Semester 1,

  •   EN4500,   Engineering Analysis 2, ,

  •   EN4501,   Control and Instrumentation, ,

  •   EN4600,   Honours Project (Engineering), ,

  •   EN4701,   Failure Analysis, ,

Stage 4, Semester 2, ,

  •   EN4600,   Honours Project (Engineering), , ,

  •   EN4700,   Plant Performance, , ,

  •   EN4702,   Systems Engineering, , ,

  •   EN4801,   Safety, Risk and Reliability Management, , ,

Stage 1, Semester 1,

  •   EN1600,   Professional Skills, ,

  •   EN1902,   Mathematics 1, ,

Stage 1, Semester 2, ,

  •   EN1601,   Product Development, , ,

  •   EN1902,   Mathematics 1, , ,

Stage 1, Semester 3, ,

  •   EN1560,   Introduction to Electrical Engineering, , ,

  •   EN1700,   Statics and Dynamics, , ,

Stage 1, Semester 4, ,

  •   EN1701,   Introduction to Design, Materials and Manufacture, , ,

  •   EN1702,   Thermofluids 1, , ,

Stage 2, Semester 1,

  •   EN2560,   Electrical Power, ,

  •   EN2701,   Mechanics of Solids, ,

Stage 2, Semester 2, ,

  •   EN2500,   Dynamics, , ,

  •   EN2901,   Mathematics 2, , ,

Stage 2, Semester 3, ,

  •   EN2702,   Thermofluids 2, , ,

  •   EN2703,   Mechanical Engineering Design 1, , ,

Stage 3, Semester 1,

  •   EN3800,   Project Management, Team-Working and Leadership, ,

  •   EN3900,   Mathematics 3, ,

  •   EN3501,   Engineering Analysis 1, , ,

  •   EN3571,   Renewable Energy Systems, , ,

Stage 3, Semester 3, ,

  •   EN3500,   Signal Acquisition, Instrumentation and Control, , ,

  •   EN3590,   Environmental Engineering 1, , ,

Stage 3, Semester 4, ,

  •   EN3700,   Industrial Plant, , ,

  •   EN3600,   Group Project (Engineering Stage 3), , ,

  •   EN3602,   Integrative Engineering Project, , ,

Stage 4, Semester 1,

  •   EN4500,   Engineering Analysis 2, ,

  •   EN4501,   Control and Instrumentation, ,

Stage 4, Semester 2, ,

  •   EN4700,   Plant Performance, , ,

  •   EN4801,   Safety, Risk and Reliability Management, , ,

Stage 4, Semester 3, ,

  •   EN4600,   Honours Project (Engineering), , ,

  •   EN4701,   Failure Analysis, , ,

Stage 4, Semester 4, ,

  •   EN4600,   Honours Project (Engineering), , ,

  •   EN4702,   Systems Engineering, , ,

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Career Opportunity

Career Opportunity

Our graduates are highly sought after, and many gain employment in the global oil and gas engineering sector. Opportunities also exist in many other areas of mechanical engineering such as aerospace, transport, marine technology, health and bioengineering. 

IS MECHANICAL ENGINEERING A GOOD CAREER CHOICE?

Previous BEng Mechanical Engineering graduates of Robert Gordon University have gone on to pursue the following careers:

  • Senior Technical Engineer 

  • Design Engineer 

  • Commissioning Engineer 

  • Project Engineer 

  • Contracts Manager 

  • Principal Mechanical Engineer

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OSHC: 624GBP/ per year

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