Construction & Engineering


From the phone you’re holding to the WiFi you’re using, almost every aspect of modern life depends on engineering.  

From Boeing to Microsoft and from Shell to Ferrari, engineering is the largest industry in the world – and its influence continues to grow.  Engineering encompasses many diverse and exciting areas, including:

  •  Internet, Computing and Telecommunications
  • Aerospace and Automotive
  • Energy and Oil 
  • Robotics, Artificial Intelligence and Biotechnology.

The constantly changing and developing nature of engineering means that it is a dynamic and rewarding industry to be involved in.

LCC UHI offers a range of high-quality courses, taught by experts with a proven track record in delivering the curriculum in key engineering subject areas.  Our staff have extensive industrial experience and who have published numerous peer-reviewed research papers. 

If you choose to study with us, you’ll transform your career prospects and be able to pursue postgraduate degrees at top-rated universities in the country, as many of our recent undergraduates have done.  You’ll have access to a huge range of design and build student projects, thanks to our extensive workshops and technician support.

LCC UHI offers opportunities for postgraduate study in engineering, including the ability to apply for postgraduate scholarships.  The engineering department attracts students from across Europe to study on our degree courses giving a rich cultural diversity and adding to your university experience.  

Student stories


"Go for it! It's a great opportunity to study and you are never too old to change careers" Alick John Maclean Mechanical Engineering BEng (Hons)


"The environment of LCC UHI was always amazing to me, every member of staff I have come across has always been more than welcoming, ranging from canteen staff to lecturing staffMegan Ferguson NC Level 6 Mechanical Engineering