Mechanical Engineering – Admission Requirements

The Department offers a five year programme for the Bachelor of Engineering, B.Eng (Hons) degree in Mechanical Engineering. Candidates who have passed the West African School Certificate or the General Certificate of Education (Ordinary Level) may be admitted into the five-year programme through an entrance examination. In addition to the University entry requirements, candidates wishing to be admitted into the Department must fulfil the requirements listed below. Applicants for admission by entrance must have passed either

  1. The West African School Certificate, Senior Secondary School Certificate or its equivalent with at least credits in Mathematics, Physics, Chemistry and English Language obtained in one or two sittings, or
  2. At least five papers in the General Certificate of Education (Ordinary Level) passed at not more than two sittings. The subjects must include the four listed in (i) above.

Candidates for admission by direct entry must have passed

  1. The Higher School Certificate (Principal Level) in Pure Mathematics, (or Pure and Applied Mathematics), Physics and Chemistry, or
  2. The General Certificate of Education (Advanced Level) in the subjects listed in (i) above. Candidates with recognized Higher Diploma will be considered for direct entry on their individual merits.