Bachelor Degree in Mechanical Engineering. Department of Mechanical Engineering. Polytechnic School. University of Western Macedonia.


The Department of Mechanical Engineering aims to the cultivation and advancement of education, scientific research and knowledge on the basic subjects of the mechanical engineer.
Engineering covers a wider spectrum of fields, such as energy, the environment, science and material technology, design of machines, and systems controlling technological systems. The activities of the mechanical engineer include, among others, research and development, the design, the tests, and the production of products and systems, the organization of production, and the management of businesses.
During the five-year tuition in the Department, the learner acquires thorough background knowledge and the basic principles on the field of Mechanical Engineering. The Curriculum follows international standards and in the First three-year cycle of studies it offers all necessary background knowledge, while in the Second and Third cycle of studies, specialised knowledge are offered on applied subjects, focused on constructions, energy, and industrial management. The learner acquires competences for the critical treatment of problems, the analysis and design of structures, arrangements, processes, and the organization of productive units. They learn how to use specific methods for resolving problems and designing in applied problems and studies, by making use of fully modern software for engineers, experimental methods, and analytical tools.

Further Information

This refers to the Undergraduate Programme of Studies that leads to the Diploma of Mechanical Engineering. The student acquires the knowledge and the critical competence necessary to deal with design and analytical problems and studies in the field of Mechanical Engineering. The Curriculum provides an integrated and properly structured ensemble of courses, with special emphasis on issues of Energy.

Relation To Employment

The Bachelor Degree in Mechanical Engineering of the Department of Mechanical Engineering of the University of West Macedonia is one of degrees required to work as a Mechanical Engineer.


Access to this type of qualification have those who have completed at least the secondary education (level 4).
Holders of such qualifications gain access to study programmes at the same level or at level 7 or 8.

Ways To Aquire

Qualifications of this type are acquired via formal education.