Construction & Engineering

North East Scotland College have purpose–built facilities at the Aberdeen Altens and Fraserburgh Campuses providing students with a range of opportunities to develop their trade capabilities and experience various aspects of construction in a safe and controlled environment.

The engineering facilities at North East Scotland College boast industry standard equipment and offer students in both Mechanical and Electrical Engineering the chance to learn practically and theoretically in workshop settings.

The equipment includes welding bays, electronics construction skills labs, an electrical motor testing room, measurement and control systems, Computer Numerical Control machines and training stations

Listed below are the current progression routes available for Construction & Engineering. It's always worth taking another look as the list is updated regularly. Terms and conditions may apply.

Courses within this subject area

* These courses are part–time at Robert Gordon University and the length may vary. If you wish to apply, you must do so direct to the University. Please visit for further details.

The School of Engineering

Professional engineering is about resolving complex problems and challenges and designing the essential products, services and processes that we all use every day.

From energy and electrical, to mechanical and computer, engineering is a springboard to a vast range of careers that are not only rewarding, but well paid too.

Aberdeen is the energy capital of Europe, a world leader in offshore renewable energy technology and boasts the largest manufacturing centre in the North. The University's strong relationships with industry and local, national and international level enables us to always stay 'one step ahead' and confidently deliver engineering courses that meet the demands of your future employers.

Our links with world leading professional societies: Institute of Engineering and Technology; The Institution of Mechanical Engineers; and Institute of Marine Engineering, Science and Technology; allows us to offer fully accredited Beng/MEng courses related to electronic, electrical and mechanical engineering.

Our staff bring with them a wide range of experience and expertise, complementing the speakers we regularly invite from industry.

The employability of the University's engineering graduates says everything about the quality of our courses. We are the top provider of graduates to Shell in Scotland and the third top provider across the UK, only behind Oxford and Cambridge.

The School of Engineering boasts modern, purpose–built laboratories and facilities, equipped with the very latest engineering technology, ensuring our students always have access to 'the right tools for the job'. State–of–the–art facilities include the 'Slice of Ocean Wave Tank' which is currently helping researchers to study and test new innovative wave power technology that can withstand harsh environments.