On successful completion of this programme the learner will be able to :
Knowledge - Breadth
the ability to apply knowledge in the areas of mathematics, science, ICT, design and engineering practice relevant to the mechanical engineer.
Knowledge - Kind
the ability to identify and solve problems of mathematics, science, design and engineering technology to the solution of well-defined mechanical engineering technology problems and will demonstrate the ability to effectively communicate ideas, designs and calculations through a combination of oral, written and presentation skills.
Skill - Range
ability to use basic techniques, skills and modern computer-based engineering tools necessary to solve engineering technology problems in mechanical engineering.
Skill - Selectivity
ability to apply, manipulate and develop the design of a system, component or process to meet specified needs and to contribute to the assessment of the technical performance of a mechanical system.
Competence - Context
the ability select, design manufacture or diagnose a solution to common engineering technology problems in mechanical engineering.
Competence - Role
awareness, responsibilty and good judgement in achieving personal and/or team goals in well-defined work settings.
Competence - Learning to Learn
initiative and identify areas of professional development to enhance his/hers competence/skills.
Competence - Insight
a view of the wider social, political, business and economic context within which mechanical engineering operates and the need for high ethical standards in the practice of engineering, including the responsibilities of the engineering profession towards people and the environment