Brief History:

The department opened her door to students in the 2002/2003 sessions with an intake of about 30 students. Currently the student population is about 200. The department has a highly experienced team of academic, technical and administrative staff with cognate experience. The department is equipped with an ultra modern engineering workshop and laboratories, classrooms and drawing studios with state of the art facilities.

Goals and objectives:

The general goals and objectives of engineering training are expected to be in consonance with the realization of national desires with respect to industrial development and high technology attainment. Consequently, the objectives of the engineering programmes are to:

  1. Develop the necessary skills, creative ability, attitudes and expertise consistent with engineering design, communication and construction of engineering works and projects;
  2. Adapt and improve on exogenous technology in order to enhance construction techniques and the proper study and use of local raw materials;
  3. Inculcate maintenance culture in the use of engineering artifacts;
  4. Inculcate a responsible attitude towards demands made by the practice of engineering and risk Implication of design and construction;
  5. Install and maintain complex engineering systems to enable them perform optimally in the Nigerian environment;
  6. Be able to exercise original thought, have good professional judgment and be able to take responsibility for the direction of important assignments;
  7. Be self employable, and, Ensure therefore, that engineering graduates from Igbinedion University are resourceful, creative, knowledgeable and capable of carrying out the following functions:
  8. To design engineering projects and supervise their construction;
  9. To design and make components, machines, equipment and systems;
  10. To design and develop new products and production techniques in industries;
  11. To be good manager of people, money, material, plants and machinery.