The Bachelor of Logistics Engineering Technology program prepares graduates to be regional leaders and aspire them to be a global leader in creating and disseminating integrative knowledge in Logistics Engineering Technology.
Bachelor of Logistics Engineering Technology provides an excellent broad education with specializations to cater to the global UAE logistics industry. The HCT Logistics Engineering Technology program aims to produce high-quality engineers with qualities of productivity, timeliness, dedication, and competence in the workplace. Graduates are expected to have the ability to work logically, accurately and efficiently; to gather and use information effectively; and to continue enhancing their careers through lifelong learning. Moreover, the program is designed to prepare interested students for graduate studies in logistics engineering technology and other areas of professional practice. To this end, Logistics Engineering Technology students are trained to support the analysis, design, development and improvement of logistics systems in the manufacturing and service arenas.
The Bachelor of Logistics Engineering Technology curriculum stresses the effective use of technology, information resources and engineering tools; students are trained to use state of the art software packages necessary to facilitate their efforts to analyze and optimize existing systems, and to test and validate potential gains attainable from improving the system. In addition, the program instills leadership qualities based on moral and ethical principles coupled with sound and rational judgment.
Students will have the option to graduate with a Diploma in Logistics 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 Logistics Engineering Technology program are to:
1. Provide logistics professionals with the technical knowledge and skills required by the industry to highest level of 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 engineering profession.
3. Teach graduates strong commitment to lifelong learning, continuing education, and professional growth.
4. Instill graduates with leadership qualities and commitment to contribute actively to their profession.
Program Student Outcomes
Upon graduation, a HCT graduate in Bachelor of Logistics Engineering Technology should demonstrate:
a. An ability to select and apply the knowledge, techniques, skills, and modern tools of logistics engineering to broadly-defined engineering technology activities.
b. An ability to select and apply a knowledge of mathematics, science, engineering, and technology to logistics 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 logistics 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 logistics 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 Logistics Engineering Technology degree must successfully complete the following minimum requirements:
1. A minimum of 146 credits, as follows:
a. A minimum 95 credits of major requirements as follows:
· Minimum of 83 core courses including Work Placement for 16 weeks
· Minimum of 12 credits of major electives
b. A minimum of 18 credits of Math and science requirements
c. A minimum of 33 credits of General Studies requirements according to the General Studies breakdown and as advised in the study plan of the program.
2. A minimum CGPA of 2.00.