Program Title Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering
Total Credit Hours needed for completion of the program
  • Total: 133 Credit hours.
  • 4 years – 8 Semesters.
Award Granted On Completion Of The Program Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering


The Mechanical Engineering field encompasses a wide range of activities associated with the design and manufacturing of systems involving the generation, conversion, transmission, and utilization of energy. Therefore, the Mechanical Engineering program aims to provide students with wide spectrum of knowledge in multiple disciplines including systems analysis and design, dynamics, engineering materials, thermos and fluid dynamics, heat transfer, mechanical vibrations, and control. The study of these engineering disciplines is supported by a large number of well-equipped laboratories in fluid mechanics, heat transfer, vibrations, instrumentation and computer-aided engineering.


a. Goals

  • Provide students with the knowledge needed to pursue their major.
  • Expand student’s understanding of self, environment, and society.
  • Enable students to build a base of knowledge and skills that are needed for lifelong learning.
  • Give students the knowledge, skills, and motivations to make an ethical decision based on an understanding of societal values.


MCE general education prepares the student to:

  • Communicate effectively, in oral, written or listening situations and daily settings in Arabic or English.
  • Develop technological literacy and use the application of technology to achieve personal and educational goals.
  • Apply mathematical and statistical concepts to solve quantitative real-life problems.
  • Understand and apply scientific methods.
  • Demonstrate an understanding of the basic theories and concepts in social and behavioural sciences; and apply them to personal, social, and developmental issues.
  • Understand the major ethical concepts and theories in the professional fields.
  • Adopt effective learning strategies appropriate to the situation.
  • Demonstrate an understanding of current environmental challenges.
  • Demonstrate an understanding of the Islamic religion and its relation to culture, civilization, and science.
  • Use critical thinking and reasoning skills for problem-solving.


a. Goals
To prepare graduates to:

  • Apply the engineering knowledge in the areas of structural, dynamic, energy, and computer-aided engineering in the design of mechanical engineering projects;
  • Identify and critically analyze and solve practical problems in the field of Mechanical Engineering
  • Be able to communicate effectively with other professionals in the field and with the general public in the conduct of their work;
  • Be able to advance their professional career or in the pursuant of their graduate studies in engineering
  • Practice engineering professionally, ethically, and in a responsible manner.


Upon graduation, a MCE graduate in mechanical engineering should demonstrate:

  • An ability to apply knowledge of mathematics, science, and engineering;
  • An ability to design and conduct experiments as well as analyze and interpret data;
  • An ability to design a system, component, or process to meet desired needs within realistic constraints such as economic, environmental,

social, political, ethical, health and safety, manufacturability, and sustainability;

  • An ability to function on multi-disciplinary teams;
  • An ability to identify, formulate and solve engineering problems;
  • An understanding of professional and ethical responsibility;
  • An ability to communicate effectively;
  • The broad education necessary to understand the impact of engineering solutions in a global, economic, environmental, and societal context;
  • A recognition of the need for and an ability to engage in life-long learning;
  • Knowledge of contemporary issues;
  • An ability to use the techniques, skills, and modern engineering tools necessary for engineering practice.


Semester 1 Cr Semester 2 Cr
ENG 101 Introduction to Engineering 1
BAS100 Principles of Chemistry 3 ENG100 Interdisciplinary Engineering Design 3
BAS101 Principles of Chemistry Lab 1 MTH110 Calculus II 3
GEN102 English Communication I 3 BAS200 Physics I: Newtonian Mechanics 3
ENG130 Introduction to Computer Aided Design 3 BAS201 Physics I: Newtonian Mechanics Laboratory 1
MTH101 Calculus I 3 GEN105 Introduction to IT Skills 3
GEN107 Emirates Society 3 GEN102 Logic and Critical Thinking 3
Total 17 Total 16
MTH200 Multivariate Calculus 3 ENG200 Applied Electrical Circuits 3
BAS210 Physics II: Electricity and Magnetism 3 ENG201 Applied Electrical Circuits Lab 1
BAS211 Physics II: Electricity and Magnetism Laboratory 1 MTH210 Differential Equations and Laplace Transforms 3
ENG140 Statics 3 MCE 210 Mechanics of Materials 3
MCE 320 Thermodynamics 3 MCE 300 Dynamics 3
GEN104 Man and Environment 3 GEN108 Innovation and Entrepreneurship 3
Total 16 Total 16
ENG230 Computer Aided Engineering 3
MCE 340 Fluid Mechanics for Mechanical Engineers 3 MTH230 Probability and Statistics 3
ENG120 Engineering Materials 3 BAS220 Problem Solving Using Matlab 3
MTH220 Numerical Methods and Matrices 3 GEN 106 Islamic Culture 3
MCE310 Mechanical Component Design 3 Mechanical Engineering Elective I 3
MCE200 Introduction to Mechanical System Design 3 MCE 400 Heat Transfer 3
Total 15 Total 18
ENG 400 Internship 3
Total 3
Mechanical Engineering Elective II 3 MCE 440 Mechanical Vibrations 3
MCE420 Dynamic Systems I 3 MCE 410 Energy Systems Laboratory 3
MCE 490 Senior Design Project I 2 MCE 430 Dynamic Systems II: Controls 3
GEN108 Ethics and Professional Practice in Engineering 3 MCE431 Dynamic and Control Systems Lab 1
Mechanical Engineering Elective III 3 MCE 491 Senior Design Project II 2
Free Elective I 3 Free Elective II 3
Total 17 Total 15

Professional Occupations for Which Graduates Are Prepared in The Program

Graduates of the mechanical engineering program are prepared for a variety of careers in Mechanical Engineering. Example job titles include:

  • Design Engineer: define proper work methods and processes and ways to measure the performance of these processes.

  • Manufacturing Engineer: utilizing all resources efficiently and effectively with cost and performance in mind.

  • Quality/Reliability Engineer: verifying that engineering products and services meet customer requirement over the useful life of the product.

  • Project manager: manage projects by mapping out who does what, when, and how it can be done more efficiently. Form and direct teams to work toward a specific task and objectives.


High School type Acceptance Average Subject score @ HS Foundation
General Track Conditional 75% Math 70% Sciences 70% Yes
Advanced Track Direct 75% Math 70% Physics 70% chemistry 70% No
Conditional 75% Math Physics chemistry Foundation Course for any subject below 70 plus general courses
Conditional 65% – 74.9% yes
ADEC Track Direct 75% Math 3rd 70% Physics 3rd 70% chemistry 3rd 70% No
Conditional 75% Math 3rd Physics 3rd chemistry 3rd Foundation Course for any subject below 70 plus general courses
Conditional 65% – 74.9% yes
Industrial Technical Commercial Conditional 75% yes
British System GCSE/IGCSE (O-Level, As & A Levels) Direct 5 Subjects O-Level with a grade C or above including maths, physics/biology and chemistry, Plus 2 Subjects AS Level with a grade of C or above, in mathematics plus biology/physics/chemistry. No
Indian Board Pakistani Board American H.S. International High School General Conditional 75% Math 70% Sciences 70% Yes
Advanced Direct 75% Math 70% Physics 70% chemistry 70% No
Advanced Conditional 75% Maths Physics chemistry Foundation Course for any subject below 70 plus general courses
Advanced Conditional 65% – 74.9% yes
IB Diploma Direct 24 points or above including 6 Subjects with a minimum of 3 at Higher Level including math, physics & chemistry No