Bachelor of Technology in Mechanical Engineering

Options Available: Automotive Engineering, Heating, Ventilation and Air Conditioning Engineering, Manufacturing Engineering, Metallurgy and Materials Engineering, and Plant Engineering

 

Entry Requirements

a. W ASSCE/SSSCE Candidates
Credit passes (A1-C6/A-D respectively) in six (6) subjects comprising credit passes in three (3) core subjects: Core English Language, Core Mathematics and Integrated Science plus credit passes in three (3) of the following subjects: elective Mathematics, Physics, Technical Drawing, Engineering Science, Chemistry, Metal Work, Auto Mechanic,Basic Electronics and Applied Electricity with aggregate 36/24 or better in the relevant area of study. OR.

b. Advanced Level Applicants
Five (5) credit passes at O'Level including English and Mathematics, plus, passes at 'A’ in two (2) of the following subjects: Pure Mathematics, Applied Mathematics, Chemistry, Physics. Such candidates will be admitted to year one (1) of the programme.

c. Technical School Applicants
Credit passes in English Language, Mathematics, Integrated Science plus credit passes in paper I and paper II in any of the following areas:
Mechanical Engineering Craft Practice, Industrial Mechanics, Advanced Welding, Auto Mechanics, Heavy Duty, Refrigeration, and Agricultural Engineering. Such candidates will be admitted to year one (1) of the programme.

d. Mature Applicants
i. The applicant must be at least 25 years old and show proof of age with birth certificate or any legitimate documentary proof of date of birth which is at least five (5) years old at the time of application.

ii. Must have two (2) years professional experience (A letter from employer is required).

iii. Must pass an entrance exams conducted by the Department.

iv. Such candidates will be admitted to year one (1) of the programme.

e. HND Applicants
i. Applicants must have graduated with a Higher National Diploma (HND) in Mechanical Engineering with at least Second Class (Lower Division), and
ii. The applicant must have acquired a two-year post-HND qualification with relevant working experience at the time of submitting the application forms,
iii. Should pass an interview to be conducted by the Department.
iv. Such applicants will be admitted to year three (3) of the programme.

f. MVT 3, MET 3 and Refrigeration and Air Conditioning Part 3 Technicians Certificate Holders
i. Applicants must have acquired Motor Vehicle Technicians Part 3 (MVT 3) or Mechanical Engineering Technicians Part 3 (MET 3), Refrigeration and Air Conditioning Part 3, Certificate of London City & Guilds/Ghana Education Service (Technical Examinations Unit) and

ii. The applicant must have acquired a one-year post MVT/MET 3 and Refrigeration and Air Conditioning Part 3, qualification working experience in a recognised garage or related industry at the time of submitting the application forms and

iii. Must undergo a one (1) semester bridging programme and pass all the bridging courses with an average score of at least 50%.

iv. They will be admitted to year three (3) of the programme after the bridging programme.

g. Diploma in Mechanical Engineering Holders
i. Applicants must have graduated with a Diploma in Mechanical Engineering with at least second class lower division, and
ii. The applicant must have acquired a one-year post-Advanced Diploma qualification with relevant working experience at the time of submitting the application forms,
iii. Should pass an interview to be conducted by the Department.
iv. They will be admitted to year two (2) of the programme.

h. Foreign or International Students
All foreign qualifications will be referred to National Accreditation Board (NAB) for determination of equivalences and eligibility for admission.
Please Note: HND, MET 3, and MVT 3, will join year three (3) of the programme as top-up.
Diploma in Mechanical Engineering will join in year two (2) of the programme.

Duration: 
4 Years
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