UCT Bachelor of Science in Engineering in Mechanical Engineering Requirements

The requirements for undertaking the University of Cape Town (UCT) Bachelor of Science in Engineering in Mechanical Engineering.

BSc (Eng) Mechanical Engineering

– a solid understanding of the materials and forces of nature

Just about everything that has movable parts has been mechanically engineered – from the smallest part in a micro sensor to the mega systems of a spacecraft. Your UCT degree is a rigorous scientific programme structured around the study of mathematics, physics, chemistry, materials, mechanical engineering, basic electrical engineering, the design process, control systems and management studies.

Focus is on the instruction of solid mechanics, dynamics and thermo-fluids, accompanied by experimental verification. Communication skills are honed through instruction and applied in reports of experimentation and design. Design is central where team skills as well as individual skills are developed.

Curriculum flexibility in the final year allows students to select courses that can provide an introduction to a career in Mechanical Engineering.

Full curriculum details are available in the EBE handbook.

Your next move

UCT offers many programmes. If you do not meet up to the requirements of this programme you can consider another programme on the list. Go to >> University of Cape Town Faculties/Programmes.

However, if you meet the requirements and wish to apply to study this course. You can simply check the application processes.

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