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About Us


Welcome to the Department of Materials Engineering

As part of one of the largest and most prestigious technical university in sub-SaharanAfrica, the Department of Materials Engineering is a great place to be and to learn skills that can make the world better.

We offer two undergraduate courses:BSc. Materials Engineering and BSc. Metallurgical Engineering

We graduate about 60 material engineers and 40 metallurgical engineers a year who become entrepreneurs, researchers, leaders, and builders of tomorrow in academia, government, laboratories, mines, processing and environmental industries.

Material/metallurgical engineers are involved in developing, processing, and marketing a wide variety of products such as metals, polymers, films, and ceramics.

Our metallurgical engineering programme has been re-introduced in 2010.

We also offer postgraduate courses: MSc. Environmental Resources Mangagement, and

 MSc. Materials Engineering

MPhil/PhD Materials Engineering


Overall, we offer a friendly, educationally stimulating environment and beyond technical knowledge, our programmes emphasize on critical thinking, resourcefulness, problem solving, and teamwork.

Our undergraduate and postgraduate programmes give students the confidence, experience, and connections to change the world.