School of Engineering

Welcome to the School of Engineering

Introduction

The School of Engineering is one of the Six (6) Schools of the University of Energy and Natural Resources (UENR). The School’s aim is to train future engineers to address problems relating to energy. It focuses on the development of human capacity to manage and solve problems of extracting, collecting, converting and utilizing energy and natural resources. The School’s philosophy is embedded in its resolve to equip students with competitive skills and professional leadership within the energy and engineering sectors.

Our Vision

To become a world class school of excellence for generating, advancing and applying knowledge in energy and engineering.

Mission Statement

To promote the development of human resources and skills required to solve critical energy challenges of society by training students to use active knowledge and competency- based training in engineering to make positive impact on society’s energy needs and improve livelihoods and ensuring a cleaner environment.

Our Aim

Our aim is to train and equip students to become capable of fully integrating various energy conversion technologies, energy efficiency, management techniques and environmental issues to meet the changing demands of the energy and process industries, households and commercial enterprises, particularly in Ghana and Africa.

Core Values

The School trains its graduates to impart society through the following values:

  • Hard work
  • Humility
  • Dedication
  • Integrity
  • Team Work

What the School of Engineering Does

We engage dedicated and competent faculty and other experts from Ghana and abroad to carry out the following:

  • Teach undergraduate and postgraduate students in various programmes, leading to BSc, MSc, and PhD degrees.
  • Undertake strategic research, development and innovation to positively impact on society.
  • Raise awareness of energy and environmental problems and carry out public education campaigns.
  • Develop demand driven programmes aimed at solving emerging challenges of society.
  • Train and equip communities with competent skills, capable of creating jobs to improve their livelihoods.
  • Establish and maintain linkages with local and international bodies concerned with energy, natural resources and engineering.
  • Undertake research in innovative energy systems and alternative energy resources.

Research Areas

Faculty in the School are engaged in cutting edge research in the following areas:

  • Renewable Energy Technologies and Systems Design
  • Energy Demand Slide Management
  • Geopolymer Technology
  • Bio-degradable Plastics
  • Dye-sensitized solar cells
  • Agriculture Water Management
  • Wind Energy

Academic Programmes

The School of Engineering currently runs the following programmes at Bachelor’s and Diploma level:

BSc. Agricultural Engineering

BSc. Computer Engineering

BSc Civil Engineering

  • BSc. Electrical and Electronic Engineering
  • BSc. Mechanical and Manufacturing Engineering {BSc, Top-Up}
  • BSc. Petroleum Engineering
  • BSc. Renewable Energy Engineering
  • Electrical and Electronic Engineering

Research Areas

Faculty in the School are engaged in cutting edge research in the following areas:

  • Renewable Energy Technologies and Systems Design
  • Energy Demand Slide Management
  • Geopolymer Technology
  • Bio-degradable Plastics
  • Dye-sensitized solar cells
  • Agriculture Water Management
  • Wind Energy

Admission Requirements {Bachelor and Diploma Programmes}

Entry Routes

The School has Four (4) entry routes:

  1. Entry by means of SSSCE/WASSCE (Entry at Level 100)
  2. Foreign students (Entry at Level 100)
  3. Entry by means of mature students’ examination (Entry at Level 100)
  4. Entry by means of professional certificates and tertiary level diplomas depending on assessment of the diploma and performance at a selection interview (Entry at Level 100, 200 or 300).

WASSCE Applicants

  • To be admitted to any degree programme in the School of Engineering, applicants must possess grades (A1-C6) in 3 core subjects (i.e. English Language, Core Mathematics and Integrated Science) and 3 elective subjects relevant to the choice of programme.
  • For admission into diploma programmes in the School of Engineering, applicants must possess grades A1-D7 in 3 core subjects namely English Language, Core Mathematics and Integrated Science and 3 elective subjects relevant to the choice of programme

SSSCE Applicants

  • To be admitted to any degree programme in the School of Engineering, applicants must possess grades (A-D) in 3 core subjects, namely English Language, Core Mathematics and Integrated Science and 3 elective subjects relevant to the choice of programme.
  • For admission into diploma programmes in the School of Engineering, applicants must possess grades (A–E) in 3 core subjects, namely English Language, Core Mathematics and Integrated Science and 3 electives relevant to the choice of programme.

Foreign students (Entry at Level 100)

  • Required subjects for Engineering: English, Mathematics, Physics, Further Mathematics and Chemistry plus Biology/Agriculture or one Arts subject
  • Other Qualifications: Other qualifications acceptable for consideration for admission include International Baccalaureate (IB), IGCSE, GCSE, American Grade 13 examinations and other external qualifications which have equivalences to the WASSCE/SSSCE and the GCE (A Levels).

Mature Students

Applicants must:

  • be at least 25 years old by 1st September of the academic year of enrolment;
  • show proof of age with birth certificate or any legitimate documentary proof of birth date which is at least 5 years old at the time of application;
  • provide introductory letter from employer or show any other proof of employment;
  • pass Mature Students’ Entrance Examinations conducted by UENR (English Language, Mathematics and an Aptitude Test). In lieu of such examinations, the applicant must show proof of credit passes English and Mathematics in SSSCE/WASSCE or any other nationally recognized standard High School level examinations.
  • In the case of applicants from outside WAEC Member countries, the results must be evaluated from the National Accreditation Board (NAB). This shall be done by the applicant.

Professional and Post-Diploma Applicants

Candidates in this category must possess:

  • A Diploma or Higher National Diploma (HND) or its equivalence in a relevant programme from a recognized institution
  • Must pass an interview organized by the Department.

Programme Specific Requirements for Bachelor’s Programmes

For Programmes leading to the award of BSc Engineering, three (3) electives from Chemistry, Physics & Elective Mathematics or Technical Drawing/Applied Electricity shall be required.

The University has the right to revise the admission requirements at any time when it becomes necessary.

Career Opportunities

Graduates from the School of Engineering are likely to gain employment in some of the following areas;

  • Energy Sector
  • Electricity and Utility Companies
  • Processing and manufacturing companies
  • Refrigeration and air conditioning manufacturing/ servicing
  • Local government service
  • Renewable Energy Companies
  • Mining and construction sector
  • The Aviation Sector
  • The Banking Sector
  • Self-Employment

Department Contact Info

School Administration

Dean

 

Faculty Officer

Senior Administrative Assistants

 

For further information or enquiry kindly contact:

+233 (0)3522903

Or write to:

The Dean, School of Engineering

UENR

Box 214, Sunyani, Ghana

enquiries.soe@uenr.edu.gh

 

Mon – Fri 9:00A.M. – 5:00P.M.

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