The School of Engineering was started as one of the pioneer School of Murang’a University of Technology. The School of Engineering is looking forward to being recognized internationally as a centre of excellence in Engineering and Technology and hopes to endeavour to build engineering capacity for national development and wealth creation through training of highly skilled manpower in engineering, Technology, research, consultancy and extension services in view of working towards achieving vision 2030.
The School is constituted of three main departments’ i.e. Building and Civil Engineering, Mechanical Engineering and Electrical & Electronics Engineering. The school offers Diplomas and Certificates in Building, Civil Engineering, Mechanical Engineering and Automotive Engineering.
The undergraduate programmes will run for five years. For the undergraduate programmes both government and privately sponsored students will be integrated. All programmes have compulsory practical work which consists of six months of supervised and examined industrial attachment and three months of workshop practice. These activities will contribute a lot in preparing our graduates to fit in a real working environment.
Apart from the training a programme, the School is involved in research, consultancy and extension work. These activities are carried out at the university and/or in collaboration with other organizations and institutions nationally and internationally such Kenya- china TIVET project which is in the process of installing mechanical engineering laboratory equipment for reverse engineering and other equipment. The production unity is a key area where the knowledge and skills acquired in engineering are put to practice where engineering products are produced, e.g. Household furniture, Domestic equipment, and production of water pumps etc
The School has well trained academic and support staff which makes it possible to carry out its activities more effectively and efficiently. At least 50% of the academic staff either have Masters Degree while others are working towards their Masters and PhDs. The School is committed to continuous professional and academic training of its staff to cope up with the dynamic engineering and technological skills and education for development.
The School plans to develop post-graduate programmes in all areas of specialization in engineering after mounting the undergraduate programmes and have a stabilized student population with adequate training facilities and staff. We are also planning to expand our research and consultancy activities which will involve all the academic staff and students.
Through the dedication of School staff and students, the school has well organized and coordinated its activities. The School is always ready to offer its best to the students joining our programmes. The school also looks forward to the good working partnership and productive work with the Industry, organisations and other institutions in research, consultancy and extension services in providing engineering solutions to the community, nation and the world at large.