The Bachelor of Chemical Engineering Technology program prepares graduates to be successful in the technical and managerial fields of Chemical Engineering Technology in order to be great leaders in their profession. The program also teaches them to embrace innovation and discovery, strive for lifelong learning, and constantly seek professional development.
The Bachelor of Chemical Engineering Technology program provides an excellent broad education with a focused area of specialization options to cater to the global and local industries.
The Bachelor of Chemical Engineering Technology curriculum covers the laws of chemistry, physics, and mathematics which form the basis of many industrial processes in areas such as energy, oil and gas, chemical processing, etc. The program prepares students for positions as engineers with the technical and managerial skills necessary to enter careers in the design, manufacturing, operation, and maintenance of chemical processes. Students will gain practical knowledge in heat and mass transfer in plants and process control design projects. The Bachelor of Chemical Engineering Technology curriculum produces high-quality engineers known for productivity, timeliness, dedication, and competence in the workplace.
Graduates typically have strengths in applied design, development, and implementation of chemical engineering systems. They have the ability to work logically, accurately and efficiently; to gather and use information effectively; and to continue enhancing their careers through lifelong learning. The program stresses the effective use of technology, information resources and engineering tools. The program instills leadership qualities based on moral and ethical principles coupled with sound and rational judgment. Finally, the program is designed to prepare interested students for graduate studies in Chemical Engineering Technology and other related areas of professional practice.
Students will have the option to graduate with a Diploma in Chemical Engineering Technology upon the successful completion of 81 credits inclusive of the 8 week Work Placement.
Program Educational Objectives
The Program Educational Objectives of the Bachelor of Chemical Engineering Technology program are to:
1. Provide chemical engineering professionals with the technical knowledge and skills required by the industry to perform to highest level of industry standards.
2. Prepare graduates for a successful career as effective decision makers with strong communication and teamwork skills and an understanding of the global, ethical and social implications of the industry and engineering profession.
3. Prepare graduates with strong commitment and strategic mindset to lifelong learning, continuing education, and professional growth.
4. Prepare graduates with leadership qualities and commitment to contribute actively in achieving Abu Dhabi Vision 2030.
Program Student Outcomes
Upon graduation, a HCT graduate in Bachelor of Chemical Engineering Technology should demonstrate:
a. An ability to select and apply the knowledge, techniques, skills, and modern tools of chemical engineering to broadly-defined engineering technology activities.
b. An ability to select and apply a knowledge of mathematics, science, engineering, and technology to chemical engineering technology problems that require the application of principles and applied procedures or methodologies.
c. An ability to conduct standard tests and measurements; to conduct, analyze, and interpret experiments; and to apply experimental results to improve processes.
d. An ability to design systems, components, or processes for broadly-defined chemical engineering technology problems appropriate to program educational objectives.
e. An ability to function effectively as a member or leader on a technical team.
f. An ability to identify, analyze, and solve broadly-defined chemical engineering technology problems.
g. An ability to apply written, oral, and graphical communication in both technical and non-technical environments; and an ability to identify and use appropriate technical literature.
h. An understanding of the need for and an ability to engage in self-directed continuing professional development.
i. An understanding of and a commitment to address professional and ethical responsibilities including a respect for diversity.
j. A knowledge of the impact of engineering technology solutions in a societal and global context.
k. A commitment to quality, timeliness, and continuous improvement.
Students seeking the Bachelor of Chemical Engineering Technology degree must successfully complete the following requirements:
1. Minimum of 146 credits which are divided as follows:
a. Minimum of 77 credits of program core requirements including 16 weeks of work placement
b. Minimum of 15 credits of major electives.
c. Minimum of 21 credits of Math and Science course requirements
d. General Studies requirements of 33 credits according to the General Studies breakdown.
2. Minimum CGPA of 2.00.