Are you interested in studying a robotic engineering course in Nigeria? If your answer is “yes”, this article will interest you and provide you with all the information you need to get started in the course.
While you won’t find any Nigerian university that has the facility for this specific course, there is a field that encompasses robotic education and it is offered in some higher institutions in Nigeria. It is called “Mechatronics Engineering”.
Today i am going to educate you on the list of Universities in Nigeria that offers Robotics/Mechatronics Engineering.
What is Mechatronics Engineering
Mechatronics Engineering is a multidisciplinary branch of engineering that integrates the knowledge engineering of both electrical and mechanical systems, and also includes a combination of robotics, electronics, computer, telecommunications, systems, control, and product engineering.
Universities Offering Robotics or Mechatronics Engineering in Nigeria
- Yaba College of Technology, Yabatech
- Afe Babalola University, Ado-Ekiti – Ekiti State
- Federal University of Technology, Minna, FUTMINNA
- Bayero University, Kano
- Bells University of Technology, Otta
- Federal University of Agriculture, Abeokuta (FUNAAB)
- Federal University, Oye-Ekiti, Ekiti State
WAEC/JAMB Subjects Combination for Robotic Courses
The O level requirement WAEC for Mechatronics Engineering must include
- English Language
- Further Mathematics
- A trade subject
JAMB UTME subject combinations (subjects to write in jamb) to study Mechatronics Engineering are:
Why Study Robotics or Mechatronics Engineering
The Robotics or Mechatronics Engineering course provides you with the skills and knowledge in rapidly developing fields such as robotics and information technology and digital electronics
I have come to realize that the demand for robotic engineers who are capable of designing, implementing, and operating these systems to meet an increasing need in an industry where the complexity of projects is done with limited resources is waxing stronger every day.
Here are some reasons you should study robotics:
An important industry
Robotic technology has a tremendous impact on our everyday lives. Automation and robotic systems are enhancing every sector, from construction to manufacturing.
Robotics opens up a world of possibilities where things are safe, of superior quality, and efficient. It can diagnose and treat terminal diseases, for example. In many industries, it can improve the way things are done.
Exciting and evolving
In robotics, there is zero limit to what is possible. The field is experiencing tremendous growth.with novel approaches and innovative tech coming up daily, pushing the creative boundaries of our minds.
You will love this course, there’s space to innovate and then with your creativity, you can build the next game-changing tool.
Good graduate prospects
Since the industry is experiencing massive growth, there is a surge in the need for people with the expertise to operate in the field. So in spite of the prevailing challenges in the labour market, finding a job after graduation won’t be a problem.
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