The Industrial Engineering Technology program provides students with state of the art industrial engineering education and skills that qualifies them to serve their society effectively through the practice of Industrial Engineering profession.
Bachelor of Industrial Engineering Technology provides an excellent broad education with multidisciplinary specializations to cater for the global UAE industry. The HCT Industrial 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 Industrial Engineering Technology and other areas of professional practice. To this end, Industrial Engineering Technology students are trained to support the analysis, design, development and improvement of manufacturing and service systems from quality, productivity, financial and safety perspectives.
The Bachelor of Industrial 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 optimize, statistically analyze and simulate 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.
This program offers elective concentrations in:
• Manufacturing and Supply Chain
• Logistics and Transportation
Students will have the option to graduate with a Diploma in Industrial Engineering Technology upon the successful completion of 79 credits inclusive of the 8 week Work Placement.
Program Educational Objectives
The Program Educational Objectives of the Bachelor of Industrial Engineering Technology program at HCT is to produce graduates who will:
1. Integrate their attained knowledge and skills with their job expertise to identify and solve problems, and to optimize the interactions among elements of the systems within their area of practice to enhance safety, quality and productivity.
2. Practice their roles in serving their organizations and community with firm commitment to social values and professional ethics.
3. Continue to improve their personal and professional abilities through self and administrated learning and training related to their job functions for continual professional growth.
4. Serve as future team leaders with effective professional communication and technical skills and contribute actively to achieving Abu Dhabi Vision 2030.
Program Student Outcomes
Upon graduation, a HCT graduate in Bachelor of Industrial Engineering Technology should demonstrate:
a. An ability to select and apply the knowledge, techniques, skills, and modern tools of industrial engineering to broadly-defined engineering technology activities.
b. An ability to select and apply a knowledge of mathematics, science, engineering, and technology to industrial 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 industrial 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 industrial 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 Industrial Engineering Technology degree must successfully complete the following minimum requirements:
1. A minimum of 146 credits, as follows:
a. Minimum 95 credits of major requirements as follows:
• Minimum of 80 credits of major requirements including Work Placement for 16 weeks.
• Minimum of 15 credits of major electives.
b. Minimum of 18 credits of Math and science requirements.
c. Minimum of 33 credits of General Studies requirements according to the General Studies breakdown.
2. A minimum CGPA of 2.00.