Mechanical Engineering

Why does the world need engineering? Watch to find out.

Introduction by the Head of School

Professor Steve Mclaughlin, Head of School of Engineering and Physical Sciences introduces the School, giving an overview of the subject areas covered and the impressive facilities available for students.

Our degree programmes

Dr Peter Cumber introduces Mechanical Engineering degree programmes at Heriot-Watt.

Tour our facilities

Dr Stephen Houston takes us on a guided tour of the student workshop, focusing on equipment for mechanical engineers.

Dr Stephen Houston takes us on tour of an Internal Combustion Engine Test Cell where students work on a traditional petrol engine to understand how it performs under various conditions.


Meet our students