BSc.Mechanical Engineering


BSc. Mechanical Engineering is the broadest areas of engineering activity. It describes the application of principles of physics for analysis, design, manufacturing and maintenance of mechanical systems. It requires a solid understanding of core concepts including applied mechanics, application of engineering principles and technological developments to the creation of useful machinery or products. This programs designs of mechanical tools, machines, and products. The management area prepares students to manage people, resources, and systems related to mechanical engineering and manufacturing

The goal of the Mechanical Engineering  program is to provide students with the necessary training and education so they can provide high-level technical support to a variety of industrial, commercial, consulting, and governmental organizations.

Candidates applying to the programme must meet the following entry requirements:

WASSCE I SSCE Candidates – Credit passes  (A1-C6) in six (6) subjects comprising three (3) core subjects including English Language, Core Mathematics and Integrated Science. Candidates must have Elective Mathematics plus two (2) relevent elective subjects:

  • Chemistry
  • Metal Work
  • Applied Electricity
  • Technical Drawing 
  • Engineering Science 
  • Electronics

with a maximum of grade C6/D, aggregate 36 or 24 respectively.

HND Holders: Applicants must have graduated with certificate in Mechanical Engineering. Such applicants would be considered for the top-up programme. An HND holder with a second class lower division or better. In addition, candidates must have acquired a 2 years post HND qualification working experience. 

GCE ‘A’ Level: with three (3) passes, at least one of the passes should be grade D or better plus five (5) credit passes at GCE ‘O’ level.

Applicants with Mechanical Engineering, Technical (MET 1, 11,111 certificate would be considered for the top-up programme.

Ghanaian Students
Programme Freshers GH¢ Continuing GH¢
Regular 3,400 3,400
Top-Tup 3,400 3,400
Foreign Students
Programme Freshers USD $ Continuing USD $
Regular 1,730 1,730
Top-Tup 1,730 1,7300

YEAR ONE- Semester One

Course CodeCourse Title
KAF 151Algebra, Mathematical Analysis and Vector Algebra
KAF 109Communication Skills I
KAF 159Technical Drawing
KAF 161Basic Mechanics
CIV 151Elementary Structures
CIV 153Engineering Technology
KAF 105Introduction to Information Technology
KAF 103French I

YEAR ONE- Semester Two

Course CodeCourse Title
KAF 152Matrix Algebra, Series and Sequence and Integration
KAF 110Communication Skills II
CIV 164Civil Engineering Drawing
CIV 156Elementary Fluid Mechanics
CIV 154Properties of Civil Engineering Materials
KAF 112Basic Electronics
KAF 104French II

YEAR TWO-Semester Two

Course Code

Course Title

KAF 252


CIV 264

Introduction to Environmental Engineering

CIV 260

Soil and Rock Mechanics

CIV 256

Fluid Mechanics

GEO 280

Large Scale Surveying

 YEAR THREE- Semester One

Course Code

Course Title

KAF 351

Numerical Methods

KAF 353


CIV 351

Structural Analysis

CIV 359

Soil Mechanics

CIV 367

Transportation Engineering

CIV 355


CIV 353

Reinforced Concrete Design

GEO 381

Engineering Surveying

YEAR THREESemester Two

Course Code

Course Title

CIV 352

Steel and Timber Design

CIV 360

Foundation Engineering

CIV 364

Environmental Quality Engineering

CIV 356

Hydraulic Engineering

CIV 368

Highway Engineering

CIV 376

Civil Engineering Quantities

CIV 378

Integrated Design

YEAR FOURSemester One

Course Code

Course Title

CIV 497

Civil Engineering Design

CIV 461

Engineering Economy & Entrepreneurship Development

CIV 471

Irrigation and Drainage Engineering

CIV 481

Principles of GIS

CIV 477

Geotechnical Engineering

CIV 457

Drainage Systems

CIV 463

Water and Waste Water Treatment

CIV 467

Highway Engineering

CIV 475

Systems Engineering

CIV 473

Development Engineering

CIV 451

Structural Engineering

YEAR FOUR- Semester Two

Course Code

Course Title

CIV 498


CIV 462

Construction Management

CIV 372

Industrial Training Report*

CIV 468

Transportation Engineering

CIV 452

Structural Dynamics

CIV 458

Water Resources Engineering

CIV 476

Systems  Engineering

CIV 464

Environmental Quality Engineering

CIV 478

Ground Engineering


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