Bsc. in Mechatronic Engineering

Programme Objectives

  1. To develop an understanding of electronics and computer technology pertaining to the control of mechanical systems and processes.
  2. To develop a systems approach to design of electro-mechanical systems.
  3. To promote the communication and practical skills that allows an innovative and creative interaction with developing technologies in the manufacturing sector.
  4. To build the capacity for training of manpower as well as enhance research in the area of mechatronics

Course Requirements

  • A candidate must have a mean aggregate of at least grade B –
  • The mean grade for the total score in the four cluster subjects must be at least B (plain)
  • In the individual cluster subjects, a candidate must have at least the scores given below:

1.Mathematics C+
2.Physics C+
3.Chemistry C+
4.Geography or Biology, or any group IV subject C+


MSc. in Advanced Manufacturing & Automation Engineering

Program Learning Outcomes

Graduates from the programme should be able to demonstrate the following knowledge, skills and attitude:

Knowledge

Graduates should be able to:

  • Apply scientific and engineering principles in the development of solutions to problems in automated manufacturing engineering system.
  • Apply engineering knowledge and codes of practice in the production of innovative designs in advanced manufacturing engineering systems and components.
  • Use computational tools and packages appropriate to advanced manufacturing engineering.

Skills

Graduates should be able to;

  • Identify engineering problems in the Manufacturing and Automation.
  • Select appropriate mathematical methods, analyse, model and solve engineering problems.
  • Interpret engineering data and generate solutions.
  • Plan for the installation and maintenance of advanced manufacturing engineering plants, systems and equipment.
  • Determine the environmental and social impact of advanced manufacturing engineering activities.
  • Report in a professional manner, transfer knowledge to others, hold scientifically based presentations, and publish the research results in scientific media.
  • Evaluate the Manufacturing and Automation Engineering field related solutions and problems.
    Attitude

Graduates should be able to:

  • Be ethical in decision making.
  • Have the ability to work in a team and in an interdisciplinary context.
  • Be engaged in life-long learning in the field of Manufacturing Engineering.
  • Sustain continuous improvement of products and services throughout their life cycles.

ENTRY REQUIREMENTS

Direct Entry

The following shall be eligible into admission for the degree of Master of Science in Advanced Manufacturing and Automation Engineering.

  1. A holder of a Bachelor of Science degree in Mechanical or Mechatronic Engineering with at least Second Class Honours, Upper Division, of DeKUT.
  2. A holder of a Bachelor of Science degree in Mechanical or Mechatronic Engineering with at least Second Class Honours, Lower Division, of DeKUT with not less than two (2) years relevant work experience.
  3. A holder of a Bachelor of Science in Mechanical or Mechatronic Engineering, with Second Class Honours-Upper Division or Second Class Honours-Lower Division but with two (2) years professional work experience in area relevant to the programme, from another institution recognised by the DeKUT Senate as being of satisfactory academic status.

Credit Transfer

A candidate may be allowed to transfer credit units subject to the following conditions;

  1. Candidate must have taken and passed such units at the same level in the programmes recognized by the University Senate as being equivalent to the Master of Science of DeKUT.
  2. No candidate may be allowed to transfer credits exceeding fifty percent (50%) of the total programme weight.
  3. The units for which credit transfer is applied are those adjudged by the Senate to contribute to meeting the objectives and learning outcomes of the DeKUT’s programme.
  4. Payment of stipulated credit unit transfer fees.