- SQA Highers: ABBB by end of S5 or ABBBB/AABB from S4–S6, to include Mathematics at Grade A plus either Physics (preferably), Engineering or Technological Studies.
- A Levels: ABB in one sitting, to include Mathematics, plus either Physics (preferably), Engineering or Design & Technology (excluding Food Technology).
- IB: 32 points overall and award of IB Diploma to include Mathematics HL at Grade 5, Physics HL or Design and Technology HL at Grade 5, plus one further HL subject at Grade 5.
Engineering; mathematics; 1 further course selected from wide choice: computer science; physics; economics; psychology; fine art.
3 subjects studied: mechanical engineering and mathematics; either electrical engineering or management.
Mechanical engineering; management course.
Individual project, often industrially related; computer-aided design/computer-aided manufacture; project management; advanced numerical techniques; industrial/European placement.