Latin or South America- this continent is rich in natural resources and known for its vivid culture and heritage. It is well decorated with Angel Falls in Venezuela, one of the largest waterfalls in the world. The mainland is protected by the highest mountain in Argentina’s Aconcagua which 6,961metres high. The residents of Costa Rica are marked as the happiest citizens in the world. Costa Rica is literally translated to ‘rich coast’. It has the shortest coastline, compared to its size, with any continent.The oldest university in South America is the National University of Mexico.
Latin or South America is considered to be a highly urbanized city in the world with approximately 80% of its citizens living in cities. It is the supplier of 20% of the world’s oxygen that is created from the dense forests of Amazon. Latin America is the birthplace of various dance forms like Mambo, salsa, cha-cha-cha, rumba and tango.
Apart from the above attractions, Latin America’s education is also gaining momentum like other well known and advanced countries. The educational system in Latin America is trying to overcome the below challenges:
(i) Higher education regardless of their social background, ethnic origin or financial means;
(ii) Improvement in the quality of teaching, to meet the needs of both local and global changes;
(iii) Lastly, universities must strengthen the role of research and their links to local populations.
To meet the above mentioned challenges, the educational authorities are following the strategies:
(i) Support of entrepreneurship and knowledge transfer;
(ii) Promotion of interdisciplinary research; and cooperation.
(iii) Fostering of international cooperation.
Since, the continent is enriched in all natural resources; it is a bit difficult to establish a career in Mechanical engineering. Mechanical engineering is all about Design, analysis, manufacturing, installation, operation and maintenance of engines, machinery and tools. As mentioned above the educational authorities also support entrepreneurship therefore proving to be highly beneficial for the candidates completing their Master’s Degree in Mechanical Engineering.
If you’re also planning your Master’s in Mechanical Engineering, check out the below shortlisted college list which has the top 15 Mechanical Engineering colleges in Latin or South America:
|1.Universidade de São Paulo|
|2.Instituto Politécnico Nacional (IPN)|
|3.Universidade Estadual de Campinas (Unicamp)|
|4.Instituto Tecnológico y de Estudios Superiores de Monterrey|
|5.Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México (UNAM)|
|6.Universidade Federal de Santa Catarina|
|7.Universidade Federal do Rio de Janeiro|
|8.Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile (UC)|
|9.Pontifícia Universidade Católica do Rio de Janeiro|
|10.Universidad de Buenos Aires (UBA)|
|11.Universidad Nacional de Colombia|
|13.Universidade Federal de Minas Gerais|
|14.Universidade Federal de São Carlos (UFSCAR)|
|15.Universidade Federal do Rio Grande Do Sul|
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