What is Mechanical Engineering?

Mechanical Engineering is the branch of engineering dealing with the design, construction and use of systems and machines.  It is one of the broadest and most versatile of the engineering professions and offers a wide scope in terms of career opportunities in all areas of industry.  The Mechanical Engineer applies scientific principles to the design, development, construction, installation, operation and maintenance of the machines and systems that drive our world. Graduates are enabled to make a real difference in the world we live in. 

Your UCT degree programme will teach you to think independently and approach problems with logic and confidence.  You will work as a team and collaborate closely with professional colleagues from other backgrounds.

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                                       2017 Registration

  First Years Returners & Transferees Postgraduates
Date 8 March 9 &10 March 11 Jan-10 Mar
Time 9h30-11h00 09h00-15h30 All day
Advising Venue Chem Eng Lab Department Department
Capturing Venue Chem Eng Lab Red Lab, Menzies EBE Faculty Office
Note to all students: Your registration must be captured by 15h30 on 10 March 2017 to avoid a late payment penalty.
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