The advanced Diploma in Maintenance Engineering Technology program equips graduates with the technical knowledge and hands-on skills required to install, operate and maintain mechanical systems. Specific areas of study include: rotating equipment, pumps, piping systems, hydraulics, pneumatics, preventive maintenance and non-destructive testing. Students specialize in the applied and theoretical skills and competencies related to industrial maintenance such as reliability centered maintenance, failure mode and effect analyses, and advanced functions of Computerized Maintenance Management Systems

Duration: Three years


Upon successful completion of the three-year program, graduates will have the knowledge and skills to:

  1. Function successfully as entry-level technicians or engineering technologists in the Maintenance Engineering Technology

Career Opportunities

Chemical Engineer

Research & Development Engineer

Refinery Process Engineer

Process Engineer

Chemical Operation Engineer

Production Engineer

Quality Control Engineer

Chemical and Process Engineer

Utilities Engineer

Process Safety Engineer

Process Control Engineer


Mathematics Requirement:

  1. A minimum of 60% on the University Math Placement Test; OR
  2. A valid SAT Report Form with minimum score of 480; OR
  3. Successful completion of Foundation Program requirements.

Request for more information

We are excited you are interested in joining UDST's School of Engineering Technology ! You can request for more information or contact below for general inquires:

School of Engineering Technology

+974 4495 2300

Entrance requirements

  1. High school graduation certificate with the following:
    High school graduation certificate 
    Minimum 60%
    Plus two courses: one final year Mathematics, and one final year Science (Chemistry or Physics is preferred); OR

    1. Two –year Chemical Processing Engineering Technician Diploma from CNA-Q, or equivalent; OR

    Three-year Chemical Processing Engineering Technology Diploma from CNA-Q, or equivalent.
Additional Admission Criteria: Admission is competitive. Eligible applicants are ranked based on their overall final year (Grade 12 or equivalent) high school percentage, placement tests rankings, and Admission Priority Category.

Language proficiency Requirements

  1. The required score on the University English Placement Test or a passing score from another approved internationally recognized English language test, as validated by the Admissions & Registration Department; OR

  2. A valid (within two years) IELTS Academic Test Report Form with an overall band of 5.0 with no individual band score (reading, writing, speaking, and listening) below 5.0; OR

  3. Successful completion of Foundation Program requirements.