What do you need to get in?
Main entry requirements
Grades AAA. This should include Mathematics, Physics or Chemistry and one other academic subject. This excludes General Studies.
2 Advanced Highers in Maths and either Physics or Chemistry at Grade A + 2 Highers at Grade A (any subjects) English Language and Mathematics not taken at Higher/Advanced Higher must have been achieved at SCQF level 5 (minimum National 5 grade C / Intermediate 2 grade C / Standard Grade Credit level grade 3). If you require further clarification about the acceptability of this qualification please contact the School directly.
Pearson BTEC Level 3 National Diploma We will only consider the National Diploma in Engineering or Applied Science, at grade DD, for entry to this course. This must be in conjunction with Grade A in A Level Maths.
We will only consider the National Foundation Diploma, at Grade D, in conjunction with Grade A in A Level Maths and Grade A in A Level Physics or Chemistry.
We will only consider the National Extended Diploma in Engineering or Applied Science, at grade DDD, for entry to this course. This must be in conjunction with Grade A in A Level Maths.
37 points overall including 6,6,6 at the Higher level including Mathematics and Physics or Chemistry.
If your qualifications aren’t listed here, you can use our UCAS points guide of 144 and refer to the university’s website for full details of all entry routes and requirements.
% applicants receiving offers80%
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Tuition fee & financial support£9,250
Maximum annual fee for UK students. NHS-funded, sandwich or part-time course fees may vary.
If you live in:
- Scotland and go to a Scottish university, you won’t pay tuition fees
- Northern Ireland and go to an NI uni, you’ll pay £3,805 in tuition fees
- Wales you’ll pay £3,810 in fees and get a tuition fee grant to cover the rest
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