Combined Degree (Minor in Mechanical Engineering)

Entrance Requirements

Applicants shall have successful registration in a Combined Major Degree Programme in Science, Engineering or Technology. Courses in Mathematics must be covered in the major subject with at least two such courses in Level 200.

Programme Structure

The Minor Programme shall extend over 8 semesters of full-time study and shall be part of a Combined Major in another subject. It shall consist of one subject Mechanical Engineering with courses listed below. The curriculum for Level 100 shall be as stipulated in Faculty Special Regulation 21.20. In cases where a similar course appears in both the minor and the major subject, there shall be no double crediting of the course. Students should achieve a minimum of 23 credits in the Minor Subject of Mechanical Engineering.

Level 200

Semester 3

Core Courses

CCB212 Statics (2, Pre-req. MAT 112, PHY 122)
MMB211 Engineering Drawing (2)

Semester 4

Core Courses

CCB221 Strength of Materials (2, Pre-req. CCB212)
MMB222 Dynamics (2, pre-req. MAT291)

Level 300

Semester 5

Students shall attain a minimum of four credits from any of the following core courses:

MMB311 Solid Mechanics (3, pre-req.CCB221)
MMB312 Materials (2, pre-req. CCB211)
MMB313 Mechanics of Machines (3,pre-req. MMB222)
MMB314 Measurement and Instrumentation (2)

Semester 6

Students shall attain a minimum of four credits from any of the following optional courses:

MMB322 Machine Component Design (2, pre-req. MMB311, MMB313)
MMB323 Thermodynamics I (3)
MMB324 Fluid Mechanics (3)
MMB325 Manufacturing (2, pre-req. MMB312)

Level 400

Semester 7

Students shall attain a minimum of six credits from any of the following optional courses:

MMB411 Machine and Industrial Design (2, pre-req. MMB222)
MMB421 Heat Transfer (2, pre-req. MMB323, MMB324)
MMB413 Systems and Control Engineering I (3)
MMB414 Engineering Management (3)
MMB416 Mechatronics (2, pre-req. MMB314, co-req. MMB413)
MMB417 Thermodynamics II (2, pre-req. MMB323)
MMB418 Pneumatics and Hydraulics (2)
MMB410 Advanced Manufacturing (2)


Except for MMB211 (Engineering Drawing) and MMB411 (Machine and Industrial Design) all courses shall be assessed as stipulated in the Faculty Special Regulations 21.30. For MMB411 the ratio of marks for continuous assessment to examination shall be 1:1. For MMB211 the assessment mode shall be by continuous assessment only.