Mechanical Engineering

Master of Science Degree in Mechanical Engineering

Departmental Special Regulations for the MSc Degree Programme in Mechanical Engineering

Preamble

The Department of Mechanical Engineering offers MSc degree programmes by course work and research thesis (Dissertation). Subject to the General Regulations for Master’s and Doctor of Philosophy Degrees 40.0 and to General Regulations specific for Master’s Degree Programmes 41.0 the following Departmental Special regulations shall apply:

Bachelor of Engineering (Industrial Engineering)

Entrance Requirements

Admission into Level 100 of the Programme shall be governed by General Regulation 20.2.

Admission into Level 200 of the Degree programme shall be satisfactorily completion of Level 100 of Bachelor of Science with at least the equivalent of C grades in Mathematics, Chemistry, and Physics. OR

Applicants in possession of an appropriate A-Level qualification with at least C grades in Mathematics and any one of Physics or Chemistry may be admitted directly into Level 200 of the Degree Programme. OR

Bachelor of Engineering (Mechanical Engineering)

Entrance Requirements

Admission to the Bachelor of Engineering (Mechanical Engineering) Degree Programme
shall be as stipulated in Faculty Special Regulations 21.10.

Programme Structure

The Programme for the Degree in Mechanical Engineering will be a Single Major that will extend over 10 semesters of full-time study. It shall contain one subject called Mechanical Engineering consisting of courses shown below. The curriculum for Levels 100 and 200 shall be as stipulated in Faculty Special Regulation 21.20.

Mechanical Engineering

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