Mechanical Engineering NC

What is special about this course?

This course will give you the opportunity to develop a strong underpinning knowledge to help you develop a career in engineering.  This is a modern, up-to-date programme with national recognition.  As well as the key subject areas listed you will have the opportunity to bring your learning together in an engineering project.



Entry requirements

  • Mathematics and English Nationl 5 at B or above, or Intermediate 2 at B or above, plus two other subjects National 5 B or above, preferably Physics.
  • Communication at Intermediate 2.
  • Equivalent qualifications.

Subject areas include:

  • pneumatics and hydraulics
  • CAD
  • dynamics
  • strength of materials
  • engineering project
  • engineering materials.


How will I study my course?

  • Full Time
  • face-to-face
  • classroom
  • engineering workshops
  • engineering laboratories

How long will my course last?

1 Years

Where can I study my course?

    • Inverness Campus

Start date



For the latest information on fees please see our fees policy.


Bursary or EMA (Educational Maintenance Allowance)

What can I do on completion of my course?

  • HNC Engineering Systems
  • Employment

Is there more information available online?

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I want to start in 2019/20

We are delighted that you are thinking about studying at Inverness College UHI. Inverness College operates a fair and open admissions system committed to equality of opportunity and non-discrimination. We consider all applications on merit and on the basis of ability to achieve, without discrimination on grounds of age, disability, gender identity, marriage and civil partnership, pregnancy and maternity status, race, religion and/or belief, sex, sexual orientation or socio-economic background. We welcome applications from all prospective students and aim to provide appropriate and efficient services to students with disabilities.

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