UJ Department of Mechanical Engineering Science
Welcome to the Department of Mechanical Engineering Science
Programme: Mechanical Engineering Science
Mechanical Engineers play a significant role in product design, manufacture, maintenance, research, control, development, management and marketing of mechanical engineering services. Mechanical Engineering is concerned with a large variety of mechanical equipment varying from small items to large constructions such as aircraft, railways, spacecraft, ships, motorcars and major transport equipment. In South Africa, Mechanical Engineers make a significant contribution in heavy industries, transport services, manufacturing, mining, consulting, research and the commodities industry.
Employment opportunities exist across fields, however, the department places particular emphasis on mechanical engineering skills in relation to key industry sectors such as mining, manufacturing and design.
Employment opportunities that exist within the field of Mechanical Engineering Science:
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Head of Department: Prof Tien-Chien Jen