Master of Technology in Mechanical Engineering

ADMISSION REQUIREMENTS FOR THE PROGRAMME

Students wishing to study for the M. Tech Mechanical Engineering degree must satisfy the minimum University requirements. In addition;

Applicants shall be:

  1. Holders of Bachelor of Technology degree qualification in Mechanical Engineering, Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering, Bachelor of Philosophy degree qualification in Mechanical Engineering or their equivalent qualification with at least Upper Second Class Honor’s from MUT or any other institution recognized by Senate and Commission for University Education;
  2. Holders of Bachelor of Technology degree qualification in Mechanical Engineering, Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering, Bachelors of Philosophy degree qualification in Mechanical Engineering or their equivalent qualification with a Lower Second class degree must demonstrate at least 2year post-qualification work experience in relevant field of Mechanical Engineering.
  3. Holders of Bachelor of Technology degree qualification in Mechanical Engineering, Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering, Bachelors of Philosophy degree qualification in Mechanical Engineering as Provided in the KNQA guidelines

DURATION OF STUDY

Two (2) academic years.

The Units Distribution Table for the Programme

EXPECTED LEARNING OUTCOMES

The following are the learning outcomes to the courses in the programme. By the end of the course the student shall be able to:

  1. Publish and carry out research and present their findings in scientific conferences and publish in scholarly journals.
  2. Apply knowledge gained in a creative and innovative way to design, develop and produce useful products and/or services for society; and be able to manage these activities.
  3. Analyze complex Mechanical engineering problems and develop innovative solutions.
  4. Apply higher levels of training and engage in life-long learning in the specialized areas Mechanical engineering discipline.

GOAL OF THE PROGRAMME

The aim of this programme is to produce qualified Mechanical Engineering Technologists with specialized technical, managerial, research and innovative skills and who can demonstrate individual accomplishment of high professional and academic standards.

The following are the programme objectives of the Master of Technology programme in Mechanical Engineering:

  1. Enhance the knowledge and design skills in Mechanical Engineering through highly specialized advanced training
  2. Develop skills for scientific research through training within the areas of specializations and rigorous research leading to a research thesis.
  3. Provide innovative solutions and Industrial skills for development of home-grown solutions to Mechanical Engineering problems.

 COURSE REQUIREMENTS

  • Student requirement

The student shall be required to attend all classes, attend academic writing and seminar presentations and sit for all examinations to qualify for graduation for the award of Master of Technology in Mechanical Engineering.

  • Lecturer’s requirements

Lecturers shall be required to attend all classes, give at least two continuous assessment tests (CATs) and a final examination, supervise projects/theses, grade and return them on time.

REQUIREMENTS FOR GRADUATION

For the award of the degree, a candidate must have:

  1. Attended not less than 2/3 (two thirds) of the contact hours in each course unit.
  2. Passed all required core course units and required elective course units.
  3. Passed a Thesis

Classification of Degree

The Degree to be awarded under these regulations shall be the Master of Technology in Mechanical Engineering (M. Tech Mech. Eng.) with no classification.