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Please I have been offered admission at Knust to read Bsc.Mechanical Engineering
1.Is Mechanical.Engineering a good career
2. What is the percentage of getting a Job in Ghana with such degree
3.Mechanical Engineer salary in  Ghana(averagly)(monthly)
4.Which companies in Ghana Employ Mechanical Engineers( which fields can Mechanical Engineering operate)
5. Any link on 2018/2019 undergraduate Scholarship program that can aid me pursue the program. Thank you.
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Mechanical Engineering is a great area with many job opportunities but all depends on you interest and hardwork. 

Jobs include.

Product Design:

Designing products ranging from biomedical devices to internal combustion engines to fuel-efficient motor vehicles, motors and appliances.

Research and Development:

Researching new ideas and solutions that satisfy society’s demands or improving or expanding older ideas and solutions.


Designing and building the machines that mass produce consumer products. Of prime importance is designing and building machines that improve operating efficiency.

Systems Management:

Managing the operations of a large system, such as a manufacturing facility or a power plant.


Planning how energy is created, stored and moved in industries that produce and deliver electrical power, such as natural gas, oil and alternative energy.

Mechanical engineers help in making decisions. They decide the size, material and shape of every part of a machine or mechanical device. Some decisions are critical to human life, such as those concerning the safety features of an industrial machine or a consumer product.

There are so many Companies in Ghana that requires the skill set of Mechanical Engineering and all other sorts of great opportunities in Furthering and working abroad. 

The pay in such jobs ranges from GHC 2000 to GHC 10000 depending on your contracts and company. 

So its a good place.

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Yeah, Am aslo a Mechanical engineering [email protected] Tech. University and it's a very good and broad path I think you've taken , ..By the way I don't know whether Knust have the option of choice at level 200 so you can specialise in one option. ....Because here and almost all the Technical universities We have 4 options of choice at level 200 1.Power Plant Engineering 2.Automobile Engineering 3. Air-conditioning and refrigeration 4.Production Engineering. . Some Tech. universities also have metallurgical engineering as an option..