The Bachelor of Technology in Mechanical Engineering provides students with a sound knowledge base in the field of Mechanical Engineering and the ability to apply their knowledge and skills to professional contexts. The programme, further aims to capacitate students with the knowledge required in the designing new products or equipment for use in industry or society. Students also acquire the skills to complete preventative maintenance so they can function at their highest capacity.
In addition to meeting NUST General Admission Requirements as spelt out in the general rules, candidates must have at least 30 points on the Engineering Evaluation Scale, with a minimum of grade 3 in Mathematics and Physical Science at Grade 12/NSSC Higher Level or with a minimum A symbol in Mathematicsand Physics or Physical Science and with a minimum D symbol in English at Grade 12/NSSC Ordinary Level plus any three other subjects using a combination of NSSCH and NSSCO. Or a Pass in the InSTEM programme.
If a candidate does not have Physical Science but has Physics or a “Physics equivalent” subject, the Registrar may upon recommendation from the relevant Head of Department and the Dean of the Faculty of Engineering, approve registration of the candidate.