The mission of the degree program is to give education and training to cadets to enable them to pursue a career as a marine engineering officer at sea.
The degree program includes the required academic component for the certificates of competency up to Chief Engineer’s level. These certificates will be issued by the Federal Transport Authority once the cadets have sufficient seagoing experience.
This programme educates students in the field of Marine Engineering Technology, to prepare them to work in a wide range of maritime related industries in the UAE including: the offshore industry; shipyards; classifications societies; ship design consultancies; ship owners, and ports.
Program Student Outcomes
Upon graduation, a HCT graduate in Bachelor of Applied Science in Marine Engineering Technology should have the ability to:
a. Demonstrate the competency to undertake the tasks, duties and responsibilities of a ship’s chief engineer
b. Demonstrate a knowledge base in relevant marine related topics suitable for a career as a marine professional
c. Effectively lead, work and communicate in a team
d. Expand knowledge and capabilities through continuing education or other lifelong learning experiences
Students seeking the Bachelor of Applied Science in Marine Engineering Technology must successfully complete the following requirements:
1. Minimum of 166 credits which are divided as follows:
a. Major requirements of 97 credits as specified by program core requirements.
b. General Engineering Core Courses: 6 credits.
c. Sea Time Courses: 30 credits.
d. General Studies requirements of 33 credits according to the General Studies breakdown.
2. Minimum CGPA of 2.00.