Getting the Mechanics Right

You admire the designers of the plush cars that you come across when surfing the internet and yearn to join their trade? Mechanical Engineering is the field you should be considering to study in the university.

They are typically known as an integral part of teams involved with the development products and systems including automobiles, turbines, space shuttle vehicles, aircrafts, pumps, power plants, among others.

Their focus is often centered around the generation, distribution, and use of energy; the processing of materials; the control and automation of manufacturing systems; the design and development of machines; and the solutions to environmental problems.

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Top Careers in Mechanical Engineering

Sudhakar Shinde

Mechanical Engineers may be involved in a wide range of engineering jobs. However, some top job titles that may be directly related to the field include:

 Automotive Engineer  Mechanical Engineer
 Biomedical Engineer  Materials Engineer
 Robotics Engineer

Entry Requirements

Minimum C6 in 6 subjects including 3 core subjects (English, Mathematics, Integrated/General Science) and 3 elective subjects. (Physics, Elective Mathematics + Chemistry OR any other elective relevant to the chosen Program)

Minimum D or a pass in 6 subjects including 3 core subjects (English, Mathematics, Integrated/General Science) and 3 elective subjects. (Physics, Elective Mathematics + Chemistry OR any other elective relevant to the chosen Program)

Minimum of 5 credit passes in the IGCSE/O-Levels (Mathematics and English mandatory) and 3 passes in the A-Levels. (Elective/Add/Further Mathematics and Physics mandatory).

Minimum of 5 credit passes in the IGCSE/O-Levels (Mathematics and English mandatory) and a minimum score of 4 points in 3 Higher Level (HL) subjects. (Elective/Add/Further Mathematics and Physics mandatory)

Minimum of 50% overall average pass. (subject to approval NAB) Mathematics, English and Physics mandatory

Minimum GPA of 3.0 (Mathematics, English and Physics mandatory)

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Course Outline

 Communication Skills

 French Language

 Fundamentals of Innovation and Entrepreneurship (FIE) Seminar I

 Introduction to Engineering

 Introduction to Programming with Python

 Physical Sciences

 Pre-Calculus (with MATLAB)

 Technology and Society

 Analytic Geometry and Calculus I (with MATLAB)

 Engineering Mechanics

 Fundamentals of Innovation and Entrepreneurship (FIE) Seminar II

 Introduction to Multidisciplinary Design

 Logic and Critical Thinking

 Programming in C

 Sensors, Measurements and Instrumentation

  Text and Meaning

 Analytic Geometry and Calculus II (with MATLAB)

 Computer-Aided Design and Manufacturing (CAD and CAM)

 Electronics and Microprocessors

 Engineering Thermodynamics

 Fundamentals of Innovation and Entrepreneurship (FIE) I

 Introduction to Material Science and Engineering

 Leadership Seminar I

 African Studies

 Applied Linear Algebra (with MATLAB)

 Fluid Mechanics

 Fundamentals of Innovation and Entrepreneurship II

 Manufacturing Processes I Mechanics of Machines I

 Probability, Statistics and Reliability (with MATLAB)

 Differential Equations (With MATLAB)

 Leadership Seminar II

 Machine Design

 Manufacturing Processes II

 Mechanics of Machines II

 Mechanics of Materials

 Numerical Methods (with MATLAB)

 Systems Dynamics

 Applied Hydraulics and Pneumatics

 Automatic Control System

 Gas Dynamics and Jet Propulsion

 Industry Internship

 Internal Combustion Engines and Steam Turbine

 Mechatronics

 Project Management, Engineering Economics and Risk Analysis

 Industrial Automation and Robotics

 Project Phase I

 Quality Control and Reliability Engineering

 Technical Elective – I

 Technical Elective – II

 Thermal Engineering

 Environmental Science and Engineering

 Maintenance Engineering

 Professional Ethics and Values

 Project Phase II

 Technical Elective III

 Technical Elective – IV

Electives

 Advanced Control Systems

 Computational Fluid Mechanics

 Composite Materials and Structures

 Mechanical Vibrations

 Biofluid Mechanics

 Biomechanics

 Biomaterials

 Rehabilitation Engineering

 Design of Jigs, Fixtures and Tools

 Unconventional Machining Process

 Composite Materials and Structures

 Computer Integrated Manufacturing

 Heat and Mass Transfer

 Refrigeration and Air Conditioning

 Renewable Energy

 Thermal Turbo Machines

 Advanced CAD and CAM

 Design of Machine Elements

 Design of Jigs, Fixtures and Tools

 Modelling and Analysis of Mechatronic Systems

 Computational Fluid Dynamics

 Refrigeration and Air Conditioning

 Fluid Machinery

 Heat and Mass Transfer

 Advanced CAD and CAM

 Design of Transmission Systems

 Advanced Control Systems

 Modelling and Analysis of Mechatronic Systems

2021 intake is open

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  • Experiential Learning

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  • Contextual Learning

    Solving real grass-root problems to expose students to the local context and develop empathy towards the continent’s progress.


  • Unified Learning

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  • Extensional Learning

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