Programme: Bachelor of  Engineering Honours Degree in Mechanical Engineering  

Duration: 5 years

Entry Requirements

Normal Entry 

At least two ‘A’ level passes in Mathematics and Physics. A pass in any one of the following ‘A’ Level subjects will be an added advantage: Chemistry, Computer Science, Metal Technology and Design, Wood Technology and Design, Design and Technology, Technical Graphics and Design, and Software Engineering with an ‘O’ level pass in Mathematics, Physics and English Language with `C ‘ grade or better.

Special Entry

A National Diploma in Mechanical Engineering from a recognized Institution, Class 1 Journeyman in relevant Mechanical Engineering Trade, 5‘O’ Level passes with C or better in English Language, Integrated OR Combined Science and Mathematics. At least 2 years post National Diploma industrial experience.

Modes of entry available

The programme has two modes of study:

  • Conventional
  • Block Release

Career Prospects

Due to the high dependency that the generality of humankind and numerous Engineering disciplines have on Mechanical Engineering, there is no real limit of job opportunities for Mechanical Engineers. The list is inexhaustive, and includes the following industries: 

  • Aerospace
  •  Agriculture
  • Automation
  • Automotive
  •  Biomedical
  • Clothing
  • Combustion engines
  •  Defence
  • Design
  • Energy
  • Heating, Ventilation and Air Conditioning
  • Maintenance
  • Manufacturing
  • Marine
  • Mining
  • Production
  • Robotics
  • Refrigeration
  • Warehousing
  • Water
  • Welding
  • Zeppelins