Study Engineering

A snap shot of MUT qualification

FACULTY OF ENGINEERING

Engineering programmes are about the design and production of useful products and services. Engineers convert scientific knowledge into technology and then technology into successful advancement. At MUT we offer the National Diplomas in Chemical, Civil, Surveying, Electrical, Building (Construction Management & Quantity Surveying), and Mechancial Engineering.  We also offer a Bachelor of Technology in Chemical Engineering.

The faculty of Engineering also offers access (bridging programmes) designed to prepare students who could not fulfill all the diploma entrance requirements.

List of Engineering qualifications and CAO codes

Qualification Minimum requirements

CAO code

Duration

Chemical Engineering

Mathematics 4

Physical Science            4

English 1st Additional  4

MN-M-CE3

3yrs

Civil Engineering

Mathematics 4

Physical Science            4

English 1st Additional  4

MN-M-CV3

3yrs

Surveying

Mathematics 4

Physical Science            4

English 1st Additional  4

MN-M-SV3

3yrs

Building

Mathematics 4

Physical Science            4

English 1st Additional  4

MN-M-BU3

3yrs

Electrical Engineering

Mathematics 4

Physical Science            4

English 1st Additional  4

MN-M-EE5

3yrs

Mechanical Engineering

Mathematics 4

Physical Science            4

English 1st Additional  4

MN-M-ME3

3yrs

 

Engineering Access (bridging) programmes and CAO codes

Qualification Minimum requirements CAO code Duration
Chemical Engineering Physical Science      3 MN-M-CEB 6 Months
Civil Engineering Physical Science      3 MN-M-CVB 6 Months
Electrical Engineering

Mathematics 3

Physical Science 3

MN-M-EEB 6 Months
Mechanical Engineering

English 4

Mathematics 3

Physical Science 3

MN-M-MEB 6 Months
Building

English 4

Mathematics 3

Physical Science 3

MN-M-BUB 6 Months
Surveying

English 4

Mathematics 3

Physical Science 3

MN-M-SVB 6 Months

Career opportunities

National Diploma: Chemical Engineering

The course trains students to be technicians qualified to assist a chemical engineer or plant operator in the control, maintenance and functioning of processes involved in the production of chemicals. The technician’s duties include research, economic evaluation and unit operations.

National Diploma: Civil Engineering

The course qualifies the technician for employment with civil engineering contractors, consultants, Government departments or municipalities, where he/she would form part of a team usually managed by a professional engineer or technologist. The techniciancould be involved in the design and construction of civil engineering structures such as roads, bridges, dams, railways, harbours, buildings and airports.

National Diploma: Surveying 

Scaled base maps are essential to any construction planning or development of land. The course qualifies the student as a surveyor who has the ability to prepare maps of various scales set out for the required structures, transportation routes, industrial and residential properties.

National Diploma: Construction Management & Quantity Surveying (Building)

After completing the course students specialise in either construction management or quantity surveying. The course provides essential skills and knowledge needed in the construction of housing, schools, community facilities and other building projects.

National Diploma: Electrical Engineering

The course equips the students with the knowledge and skills needed for working in electrical power generation and distribution environments, process control environments and electronic communication environments. The course may include design, development and work on computer-based systems.

National Diploma:  Mechanical Engineering

The diploma qualifies students for a wide range of occupations. There are employment opportunities in the manufacturing industry, motor industry, ship building industry, aircraft industry, at power stations and on the mines.