Mechanical engineers play key roles in all industrial sectors, from aerospace and oil and gas, through food and transport, to the manufacturing, chemical and entertainment industries.Browse degrees
Why study Mechanical Engineering at Heriot-Watt?
Mechanical Engineering is the art of problem solving using the principles of motion, energy and force to ensure that designs operate in a safe, effective and reliable manner.
Our degrees provide students with the opportunity to learn about the vast applications and utility of mechanical engineering concepts and innovations industries and sectors, whilst engaging in activities that allow them to become a sound engineering professional.
Undergraduate Mechanical Engineering programmes
The unique opportunity to carry your studies to new places and experience new cultures, expanding your horizons on the way. You'll discover what it means to be a true global citizen and emerge prepared for wherever your career journey will take you.
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