Faculty of Engineering, Built Environment and Information Technology
During or at the end of the third year of study, students in Mechanical Engineering undergo prescribed practical training in the industry. The purpose is the execution of small projects on engineering assistant level with exposure to the various relevant functions in the organisation. The duration is at least 240 hours of work. A case study on occupational health and safety must be done in this period and submitted to the department together with a satisfactory report on the practical training.
The regulations and rules for the degrees published here are subject to change and may be amended after the publication of this information.
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