Faculty Entry Requirements - Engineering

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General Admission Criteria

  • Have a minimum of five (5) passes in CSEC (CXC) General Proficiency (Grades I or II pre-1998 and Grades I, II or III from June 1998) or GCE ‘O’ level /BGCSE subjects (Grades A – C) which must include English Language and Mathematics
  • Amassed qualification points as specified in Regulations 3.1.1 to 3.1.7. Qualification points are calculated by summing individual qualification scores as listed in Tale 3.1 of the latest version of the Engineering Undergraduate Information Booklet.
    Preference will be given to applicants with passes in Applied Mathematics.

 

DEPARTMENT OF CIVIL & ENVIRONMENTAL ENGINEERING

BSc Civil with Environmental Engineering
BSc Civil Engineering
  • A pass in Chemistry at GCE O’level /BGCSE or CSEC (CXC) or equivalent, and,
  • A minimum total of 8 qualification points as calculated by the Faculty from Table 3.1 in the Engineering Undergraduate Information Booklet

AND

  • Passes in Pure Mathematics and Physics at `A’ Level/ CAPE (averaged over CAPE I & II)/ N1/N2,


OR

  • Any of the following Diplomas, based on merit, using the scores calculated from Table 3.1 in the Engineering Undergraduate Information Booklet
  • NEC Construction Engineering Technician (Trinidad & Tobago)
  • CAST or UTECH Technician Diploma, Jamaica
  • BCC Ordinary Technician Diploma
  • Any other equivalent qualification and experience as determined by the Department.
BSc Chemical & Process Engineering
  • A minimum total of 14 qualification points as calculated from Table 3.1 in the Engineering Undergraduate Information Booklet, based on passes in Pure Mathematics, Physics and Chemistry at any combination of ‘A’ Level or CAPE (averaged over CAPE I&II) or N1 or N2, or
  • Any other qualification that is considered by the Department, in addition to those listed in the note above.
BSc Petroleum Geoscience
  • A minimum total of 14 qualification points as calculated from Table 3.1 in the Engineering Undergraduate Information Booklet, based on passes in Pure Mathematics, Physics and one other science subject or Geography at any combination of ‘A’ Level or CAPE (averaged over CAPE I&II) or N1 or N2
  • Any other qualification that is considered by the Department, in addition to those listed in the note above.

 

DEPARTMENT OF GEOMATICS ENGINEERING & LAND MANAGEMENT

BSc Geomatics (formerly Surveying and Land Information)
  • A minimum total of 6 qualification points as calculated from Table 3.1 in the Engineering Undergraduate Information Booklet, based on passes in Pure Mathematics and one other science related subject, at any combination of ‘A’ Level or CAPE (averaged over CAPE I&II) or N1 or N2, or
  • Any other qualification that is considered by the Department
BSc Land Management (Valuation)
  • A minimum total of 6 qualification points as calculated from Table 3.1 in the Engineering Undergraduate Information Booklet, based on passes at any combination of ‘A’ Level or CAPE (averaged over CAPE I&II) or N1 or N2, in any two of the following: Pure Mathematics, Physics, Geography, Accounting, Economics and Management of Business, or
  • Any other qualification that is considered by the Department

 

DEPARTMENT OF ELECTRICAL & COMPUTER ENGINEERING

BSc Electrical & Computer Engineering
  • A pass in Chemistry at GCE ‘O’ Level or CXC or equivalent,

AND

  • A minimum total of 8 qualification points as calculated from Table 3.1 in the Engineering Undergraduate Information Booklet, based on passes in Pure Mathematics and Physics at any combination of ‘A’ Level or CAPE (averaged over CAPE I&II) or N1 or N2, or
  • Any of the following Diplomas, based on merit, using the scores calculated from Table 3.1 in the Engineering Undergraduate Information Booklet:
  • NEC (CET, EEET, MET) Diplomas with a B+ grade (65%) in final year Mathematics
  • TTIT/UTT Mechanical or Electrical Technician Diploma with a B+ grade in final year Mathematics
  • COSTAATT Associate Degree with an A grade in final year Mathematics
  • CAST or UTECH Diplomas in Mechanical or Electrical Technology with a B+ grade in final year Mathematics
  • BCC Ordinary Technician Diploma In Mechanical or Electrical Technology with a B+ grade in final year Mathematics,

OR

  • Any other qualification that is considered by the Department.

 

DEPARTMENT OF MECHANICAL & MANUFACTURING ENGINEERING

BSc Industrial Engineering
BSc Mechanical Engineering
BSc Mechanical Engineering with a Minor in Biosystems
  • A pass in Chemistry at GCE ‘O’ Level or CXC,

AND

  • A minimum total of 8 qualification points as calculated from Table 3.1 in the Engineering Undergraduate Information Booklet, based on passes in Pure Mathematics and Physics at any combination of ‘A’ Level or CAPE (averaged over CAPE I&II) or N1 or N2. Note that preference will be given to passes in Applied Mathematics. Technical Drawing will also be an asset,

OR

  • Any of the following Diplomas, based on merit using the scores calculated in Table 3.1 In the Engineering Undergraduate Information Booklet:
  • NEC Mechanical Engineering Technician Diploma
  • COSTAATT Associate Degree
  • TTIT/UTT Technician Diploma
  • BCC Ordinary Mechanical Technician Diploma

OR

  • Any other qualification that is considered by the Department.

NOTE:

Holders of Associate degrees or diplomas from approved Caribbean tertiary level institutions must possess a minimum GPA of 3.5 or 65% and above.

Academic requirements are current at the time of publication but may be subject to change in the future.