Industrial Engineering Technology: Diploma

Program Mission

Working in partnership with industry, the Diploma in Industrial Engineering Technology program provides quality education that prepares highly skilled technicians capable of serving the community and fulfilling personal ambitions with excellence. Graduates may choose to continue into the additional two years of the program to become innovative engineers.

Program Goal

The Program Educational Objectives of the Diploma in Industrial Engineering program at HCT is to produce graduates who will:

1. Integrate their attained knowledge and skills with their job expertise to identify and solve problems, and to optimize the interactions among elements of the systems within their area of practice to enhance safety, quality and productivity.

2. Practice their roles in serving their organizations and community with firm commitment to social values and professional ethics.

3. Continue to improve their personal and professional abilities through self and administrated learning and training related to their job functions for continual professional growth.

4. Serve as future team leaders with effective professional communication and technical skills and contribute actively to achieving Abu Dhabi Vision 2030.

Program Learning Outcomes

Upon graduation, a HCT graduate in Diploma in Industrial Engineering Technology should demonstrate:

  1. An ability to apply knowledge, techniques, skills and modern tools of mathematics, science, engineering, and technology to solve well‐defined engineering problems appropriate to the Industrial Engineering Technology.
  2. An ability to design solutions for well‐defined technical problems and assist with the engineering design of systems, components,or processes appropriate to the Industrial Engineering Technology.
  3. An ability to apply written, oral, and graphical communication in well‐defined technical and non‐technical environments; and an ability to identify and use appropriate technical literature.
  4. An ability to conduct standard tests, measurements, and experiments and to analyze and interpret the results. 
  5. An ability to function effectively as a member of a technical team.

Completion Requirements

Diploma in Industrial Engineering Technology

Students must successfully complete a minimum of 74 credits, including:

Program Core Courses44
Mathematics and Science Courses12
General Studies course18
Total Credit Hours74
Industrial Engineering Core Courses
Required Credits: 44
EGN 1001Engineering Workshop1
EGN 1133Design Thinking in Technology3
EGN 2101Computer Aided Drafting1
EGN 2233Engineering Mechanics Fundamentals3
EGN 2806Work Placement I6
IET 2003Introduction to Industrial Engineering3
IET 2103Technology Innovation and Integration3
IET 2213Work Measurement and Ergonomics3
IET 2223Quality Control3
IET 2233Introduction to Maintenance Management3
IET 2413Manufacturing Technologies and Materials3
IET 2421Engineering Measurements Lab1
IET 2902Sophomore Design Project2
IET 3203Operations Management3
IET 3233Facilities Planning and Material Handling3
LGE 2003Logistics Principles and Supply Chain Management3
Mathematics and Science Required Courses
Required Credits: 12
CHM 1103Engineering Chemistry3
MTH 1203Calculus I3
MTH 2103Calculus II3
PHY 1203Physics II3
General Studies
Required Credits: 18
English, Arabic or other Languages
Required Credits: 6
LSC 1103 and AES 1013
Information Technology and Mathematics
Required Credits: 6
ICT 2013 and MTH 1113
The Natural Sciences
Required Credits: 3
PHY 1103
The Social or Behavioral Sciences
Required Credits: 3
LSS 1003
Description Data
Total Required Credits 74
Maximum Duration of Study 3 years
Minimum Duration of Study 2 years
Cost Recovery Program No
Program Code DINET
Major Code IET

Recommended Sequence of Study

Plan of Study Grid
Year 1
Semester 1Credit Hours
EGN 1001 Engineering Workshop 1
EGN 1133 Design Thinking in Technology 3
LSC 1103 Professional Communication and Reporting 3
LSS 1003 Life and Future Skills 3
MTH 1203 Calculus I 3
PHY 1103 Physics I 3
 Credit Hours16
Semester 2
EGN 2233 Engineering Mechanics Fundamentals 3
ICT 2013 Computational Thinking and Coding 3
MTH 1113 Statistics for Engineering 3
MTH 2103 Calculus II 3
PHY 1203 Physics II 3
 Credit Hours15
AES 1013 Arabic Communications 3
CHM 1103 Engineering Chemistry 3
 Credit Hours6
Year 2
Semester 3
EGN 2101 Computer Aided Drafting 1
IET 2003 Introduction to Industrial Engineering 3
IET 2103 Technology Innovation and Integration 3
IET 2213 Work Measurement and Ergonomics 3
IET 2233 Introduction to Maintenance Management 3
IET 2413 Manufacturing Technologies and Materials 3
 Credit Hours16
Semester 4
IET 2223 Quality Control 3
IET 2421 Engineering Measurements Lab 1
IET 2902 Sophomore Design Project 2
IET 3203 Operations Management 3
IET 3233 Facilities Planning and Material Handling 3
LGE 2003 Logistics Principles and Supply Chain Management 3
 Credit Hours15
EGN 2806 Work Placement I 6
 Credit Hours6
 Total Credit Hours74