Advanced Diploma in Maintenance Engineering Technology (Adv. Dip. MET)

Student Information
Program Description:

The Advanced Diploma in Maintenance Engineering Technology (Adv. Dip. MET) is an applied program which provides students with the knowledge, skills and competencies needed for a career in maintenance engineering. Through the program, students develop the knowledge and technical skills required to install, operate, and maintain mechanical systems. Students engage in hands-on experiential learning through the operation of equipment in state-of-the art on-campus laboratories and machine shops.

Program Duration:

Three years

Admission Requirements:

1. High school graduation certificate or equivalent approved by the Ministry of Education and Higher Education with a minimum average of 60%, plus two courses: one Mathematics, and one final year Science (Chemistry or Physics is preferred);

OR

2. Two-year Mechanical Engineering Technology Diploma or equivalent approved by the Ministry of Education and Higher Education

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 Directorate;

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.

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.

1. 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.

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2024-2025 Study Plan:

Course number course title REQUISITE HOURS/WEEK
    PRE-Req co-req cr lec lab
Semester 1
AECH1201 Basic Engineering Calculations - - 1 0 3
CHEM1010 General Chemistry I

-

CHEM1011 3 3 0
CHEM1011 General Chemistry I (Lab)

-

CHEM1010 1 0 3
COMM1010 English Communication I - - 3 3 0
MATH1010 Algebra & Trigonometry MA1029 OR AMPI Score of 60% - 3 3 1
PHYS1020 General Physics - PHYS1021 3 3 0
PHYS1021 General Physics (Lab) - PHYS1020 1 0 3
Effective & Experiential Learning Elective: Select 1 of 2
EFFL1001 Effective Learning  - - 3 3 0
EFFL1002 Applied & Experiential Learning - - 3 3 0
Semester 1 Total: 18 15 10
SEMESTER 2
AEEL1100 Fundamentals of Electricity MATH1010 OR AMPII Score of 75% - 2 2 0
AEEL1200 Fundamentals of Electricity (Lab) - AEEL1100 1 0 3
AECH1100 Environmental Awareness & Ethics - - 2 2 0
AEMA1102 Health & Safety in Workplace - - 2 2 0
AEMA1312 Engineering Graphics AECH1201 - 3 1 4
COMM1020 English Communication II COMM1010 - 3 3 0
MATH1020 Pre-Calculus MATH1010 OR AMPII Score of 75% - 3 3 0
Semester 2 Total: 16 13 7
SEMESTER 3
AEMA1113 Materials Practices

CHEM1010

PHYS1020

- 2 2 0
AEMA1213 Materials Practices (Lab) AEMA1102 AEMA1113 1 0 2
AEMA1303 Machine Shop Practices AEMA1102 - 2 1 3
AEPC1203 Basic Instrumentation AEEL1100 & AEEL 1200 or AEEL1101 & AEEL 1201 - 2 0 4
Semester 3 Total: 7 3 9
Year 1 Total:   41 31 26

 

Course number course title REQUISITE HOURS/WEEK
    PRE-Req co-req cr lec lab
SEMESTER 4
AECH2103 Leadership & Management Principles AECH1100 COMM1020 - 2 2 0
AEMA2101 Welding Fundamentals - - 1 1 0
AEMA2201 Welding Fundamentals (Lab) AEMA1303 AEMA2101 1 0 3
AEMA2121 Materials & Processes AEMA1213 - 2 2 0
AEMA2221 Materials & Processes (Lab) AEMA1102 AEMA2121 1 0 2
AEMA2131 Industrial Maintenance Mechanics - - 2 2 0
AEMA2231 Industrial Maintenance Mechanics (Lab) AEMA1102 AEMA2131 1 0 3
AEMA2311 Computer Aided Design I AEMA1312 - 3 2 2
MATH1030 Calculus I MATH1020 OR AMPII Score of 85% - 3 3 0
Semester 4 Total: 16 12 10
SEMESTER 5
AECH2112 Sustainability & Renewable Energy AECH1100 - 3 3 0
AEMA2102 Power Plant Components - - 2 2 0
AEMA2202 Power Plant Components (Lab) AEMA1102 AEMA2102 1 0 3
AEMA2112 Rotating Equipment Maintenance - - 2 2 0
AEMA2232 Rotating Equipment Maintenance (Lab) AEMA1102 AEMA2112 1 0 2
AEMA2122 Non-Destructive Testing AEMA2221 - 2 2 0
AEMA2222 Non-Destructive Testing (Lab) AEMA1102 AEMA2122 1 0 2
MATH2010 Calculus II MATH1030 - 3 3 0
Semester 5 Total: 15 12 7
SEMESTER 6
AEMA2103 Principles of Maintenance AEMA2112
AEMA2131
- 2 2 0
AEMA2203 Principles of Maintenance (Lab) AEMA1102 AEMA2103 1 0 2
AEMA2113 Hydraulics & Pneumatics PHYS1020 - 2 2 0
AEMA2213 Hydraulics & Pneumatics (Lab) AEMA1102 AEMA2113 1 0 2
Semester 6 Total: 6 4 4
Year 2 Total: 37 28 21

Course number

course title REQUISITE HOURS/WEEK
    PRE-Req co-req cr lec lab
Semester 7
AEMA3301 Mechanics, Statics & Dynamics

AEMA1102 PHYS1021 MATH1020 OR AMPII Score of 85%

-

3 2 2
AEMA3311 Computer Aided Design II AEMA2311 - 3 2 2
AEMA3321 Technology Capstone Project I - COMM3010 RSST3001 OR RSST3002 0 1 2
COMM3010 Research & Reporting COMM1020 - 3 3 0
RSST3002 Probability & Statistical Analysis MATH2010 - 3 3 0
Semester 7 Total: 12 11 6
Semester 8
AECH3302 Applied Thermodynamics

MATH1030 PHYS1020

- 3 2 2
AEMA3121 Applied Fluid Mechanics MATH1030 PHYS1020 - 2 2 0
AEMA3221 Applied Fluid Mechanics (Lab) AEMA1102 OR AECE1340 AEMA3121 1 0 2
AEMA3302 Strength of Materials AEMA3301 - 3 2 2
AEMA3332 Technology Capstone Project II AEMA3321 - 3 3 0
Semester 8 Total: 12 9 6
Semester 9
AECH2113 Quality Assurance COMM1020 - 2 2 0
AEMA3322 Maintenance Engineering AEMA2203 - 3 3 1
AEMA4312 Applied CNC & CAM AEMA2221 AEMA3311 - 3 2 3
Semester 9 Total: 8 7 4
Year 3 Total: 32 27 16
Adv. Dip. MET Program Total: 110 86 63

Graduate Future Pathways:

Graduates of the Advanced Diploma in Maintenance Engineering Technology (Adv. Dip. MET) program may choose to continue their studies and complete the Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering -Maintenance Engineering (B.Sc. ME-MaE) degree.

Graduate Career Opportunities:

The Advanced Diploma in Maintenance Engineering Technology (Adv. Dip. MET) is an applied three-year diploma with learning outcomes closely linked to the labor market. A wide range of career opportunities in the field currently exist and include, but are not limited to, the following:

• Maintenance Technologist

• Shop Supervisor

• Field Service Technologist

• Maintenance Coordinator

• Mechanical Technician

• Building Operator

Program Contact:

Dr. Mansour Al Qubeissi
Department Head, Mechanical Engineering

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