Material fabrication and operationalization is the main activity of the mechanical engineering profession. For the Ghanaian economy to move from a raw material production to a manufacturing economy, mechanical engineers must be in abundant supply to meet the demand. Our program seeks to train professionals to have the competencies to help drive Ghana’s industrialization agenda.
Graduates from the program go on to become entrepreneurs or work in manufacturing and processing companies.
Modules and courses
Mode of course delivery
The programme is offered through distance education, a learning oriented system allowing greater flexibility in learning while students continue with their regular professional work. The programme is offered in a mixed mode format. The approach uses print and electronic media in order to be responsive to the needs of the learner and also maximize the use of technology in course delivery.
At the heart of the programme is excellent online learning materials developed by capable and competent resource persons from KNUST and other recognized institutions.
Academic Support Systems/Services
Limited face-to-face facilitated sessions are provided at all the Learning Centres. These sessions are supported by print and electronic materials, and local learning facilitators who also support and direct students as they work through the resources provided.
The Centres provide learning support to students living in different parts of the country, thus reducing travel expenses.
Head of department
Mr. Denis Edem Dzebre
HND or its equivalent Diploma Certificate from an accredited institution in any of the following Mechanical Engineering disciplines:
- Production Engineering
- Plant Engineering
- Automobile Engineering
- Refrigeration and Air-Conditioning
- Foundry Technology
How to Apply
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