• Anytime
    Application Deadline
  • 36 months
    Duration

About

Enjoy industrial placements and specialist power engineering and engineering design modules, at our Mechanical and Power Plant Systems programme at Glasgow Caledonian University.

Designed to meet the accreditation requirements of the UK Standard for Professional Engineering Competence (UK-SPEC). All MEng pathways satisfy the academic requirements for Chartered Engineer (C.Eng) status. The BEng (Hons) pathway also meets the academic requirements for C.Eng status if an appropriate MSc programme is completed following graduation.

Career Opportunities

This unique degree offers the opportunity to advance your career on land or with the Merchant Navy.

Accreditation

This programme is accredited by the Institution of Mechanical Engineers (IMechE) and the Energy Institute (EI) and is designed to meet the accreditation requirements of the UK Standard for Professional Engineering Competence (UK-SPEC).

Programme Structure

Courses contents:
  • The current move towards renewable energy will require substantial transmission and distribution infrastructure development and an increasing number of power systems engineers to deliver it.
  • This programme covers the fields of power generation, transmission, distribution and utilisation, and is also concerned with energy conservation and with the design of systems based on electric motors and electronic drive technologies.
  • Specialist modules in power engineering and engineering design are introduced in the 3rd and 4th years, culminating in a major project in electrical/ mechanical power engineering.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • More details: There is no fixed deadline for many of our postgraduate programmes, but please check the webpage of the course you are interested in for a closing date. In all cases we recommend you apply as early as possible to ensure there is plenty of time to process your visa.
  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 36 months
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus
  • More information Go to the programme website

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.

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Academic Requirements

Year 3

  • HND in Mechanical Engineering with B in the Graded Units and Engineering Mathematics 1, 2, 3, 4 and 5.
Maths Summer School

Attendance and pass at Maths Summer School is essential for those without Mathematics for Engineering 3 or Engineering Mathematics 5.

Tuition Fee

  • International Applies to you

    11500 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 11500 GBP per year and a duration of 36 months.
  • EU/EEA Applies to you

    8400 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 8400 GBP per year and a duration of 36 months.
We've labeled the tuition fee that applies to you because we think you are from and prefer over other currencies.
  • RUK: £9250
  • Total tuition fees for RUK students completing a three or four year degree are capped at £27,750.

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.

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