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 Mechanical Engineering



Mechanical Engineering



The Mechanical Engineering major at UFTM aims to train professionals with comprehensive knowledge in the following areas: mechanics and vibration of solids; materials and manufacturing processes; heat transfer and fluid mechanics. Such professionals should be able to: plan and coordinate engineering projects and services; supervise systems´ operation and maintenance; evaluate the economic viability of projects; identify, formulate and solve engineering problems, etc. The emphasis of the program is the generalist training of a mechanical engineer in the different areas of activity.


Labor market

The labor market of the mechanical engineer is vast and covers different branches of activity. In general, the sectors that mostly absorb mechanical engineers are: manufacturing and material processing industries; industries for assembling and installation of machinery, structures and equipments; industries of processes that involve the transformation and/or energy use; companies involved in projects´ elaboration, in construction of machines, equipments and engineering processes; consulting firms and engineering services providers.


Admission Options

Sisu - Students who are interested in applying for a place at UFTM must necessarily sign up and take the tests related to the National Examination of High School Education – Enem. 

Transfer students - Intended for UFTM students who are attending related majors, as well as for students from other national or foreign higher education institutions who wish to transfer to the same major or to related majors.

Diploma holders – Intended for candidates who have already completed a higher education major and who are willing to attend a new undergraduate major at UFTM.

Readmission – Intended for students who are not enrolled anymore in any undergraduate major at UFTM but wish to return to their studies. 





Mechanical Engineering



Academic Title awarded


Type of Education

Class meetings


Once a year

Nº of admissions per year



Five years

Year of Recognition


Class time

Full time

Campus city


Admission requirement

Complete High School




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