BS in Mechanical Engineering

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Program Description

Mechanical Engineers design and manufacture everything from smaller devices such as microwaves to larger systems such as automobiles and spacecraft. Mechanical Engineering applies mathematics, physics, and the principles of material science to the analysis, design, manufacture, and maintenance of mechanical systems. For this, a broad range of skills is needed, including the ability to model the mechanics of solids and fluids, as well as the flow of heat and energy.

 

Program Details

In the first two years, students will focus on completing the university’s General Education Program (42 US credits / 84 ECTS), which introduces five thematic areas: communication, data and quantitative literature, scientific inquiry, arts and humanities, and social sciences. In the third and fourth years, students will focus on topics relevant to their major. 

  • Program length: 4 years / 8 semesters.
  • Credits needed to earn the degree: 135 US credits / 270 ECTS
  • GPA needed to earn the degree: 2.0 or higher

Career Opportunities

  • Mechanical Engineer at a biomedical firm.
  • Defense Contractor for any branch of the military.
  • Automotive Plant Technology Expert in the automobile industry.

Last updated Jun 2020

About the School

The American University of Malta (AUM) is an American-style university dedicated to higher education and research for an international community at the highest standard. The degree programs, research ... Read More

The American University of Malta (AUM) is an American-style university dedicated to higher education and research for an international community at the highest standard. The degree programs, research activities, and service to the community transform lives and serve society by educating ethically knowledgeable citizens, creating knowledge, and putting knowledge to work in a global setting. AUM educates a diverse student body to become ethically responsible global citizens, critical thinkers, and future leaders in an academically challenging learning environment. It strives constantly to innovate and enhance quality in teaching, research, public service and economic development. The way AUM delivers the degree programs makes up a crucial building block in the foundation of its identity. Each program guides students to building their knowledge from the ground up and structuring knowledge in a coherent and cogent way. It takes students all the way from basic principles to hands-on practice with the latest industry technologies relevant to their fields. Read less