The Diploma in Mechanical 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. 

Graduates of the Mechanical Engineering Technology (Dip. MET) program are eligible for entrance into the third year of Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering/Applied Maintenance Engineering (B.Sc. A. M) program.


Objectives

The Diploma in Mechanical 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. 

Career Opportunities

A wide range of career opportunities in field currently exist and they include but are not limited to the following:

  • Maintenance Technician
  • Mechanical Maintenance Technician
  • Maintenance and Operation Technician
  • Mechanical Technician
  • Industrial Maintenance Technician
 

Mathematics Requirement:

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

Important Notes

  • This program may not be suitable for applicants who do not have normal colour perception. 
  • Students should be aware of the strenuous physical dexterity required in this training program. 
  • Employers will normally demand that all applicants undergo a physical capabilities assessment prior to hiring.
  • This program is under review and a revised study plan will come into effect in January 2020. Please check the website for any changes or updates to this Academic Calendar for 2020.


Request for more information

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

School of Engineering Technology

+974 4495 2300

Entrance requirements

  1. High school graduation certificate with the criteria outlined in the table below:
    English Language (Grade 12 level)Minimum 60%
    Plus two courses: one final year Mathematics, and one 
    final year Science (Chemistry or Physics is preferred).

    Minimum 60%

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.
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