Logistics Engineering Technology: Bachelor

Program Mission

Prepare graduates to be successful as technicians and engineers embracing innovation and discovery and striving for life-long learning and professional development in the field of Logistics Engineering Technology.

Program Description

Bachelor of Logistics Engineering Technology provides an excellent broad education with specializations to cater to the global UAE logistics industry. The HCT Logistics Engineering Technology program aims to produce high-quality engineers with qualities of productivity, timeliness, dedication, and competence in the workplace. Graduates are expected to have the ability to work logically, accurately and efficiently; to gather and use information effectively; and to continue enhancing their careers through lifelong learning. Moreover, the program is designed to prepare interested students for graduate studies in logistics engineering technology and other areas of professional practice. To this end, Logistics Engineering Technology students are trained to support the analysis, design, development and improvement of logistics systems in the manufacturing and service arenas.

The Bachelor of Logistics Engineering Technology curriculum stresses the effective use of technology, information resources and engineering tools; students are trained to use state of the art software packages necessary to facilitate their efforts to analyze and optimize existing systems, and to test and validate potential gains attainable from improving the system. In addition, the program instills leadership qualities based on moral and ethical principles coupled with sound and rational judgment.

Students are eligible for a one year Work Experiential Learning experience during their study.

Program Goals

  1. Provide logistics professionals with the technical knowledge and skills required by the industry to highest level of standards.
  2. Prepare graduates for a successful career as effective decision makers with strong communication and teamwork skills and an understanding of the global, ethical and social implications of engineering profession.
  3. Teach graduates strong commitment to lifelong learning, continuing education, and professional growth.
  4. Instill graduates with leadership qualities and commitment to contribute actively to their profession.

Program Learning Outcomes

Upon graduation, a HCT graduate in Bachelor of Logistics Engineering Technology should demonstrate an ability to:

  1. Apply knowledge, methods, techniques, skills and modern tools of mathematics, science, engineering, and technology to solve broadly-defined engineering problems appropriate to Logistics Engineering Technology.

  2. Design systems, components, or processes meeting specified needs for broadly-defined engineering problems appropriate to Logistics Engineering Technology.

  3. Apply written, oral, and graphical communication in broadly defined technical and non-technical environments, and an ability to identify and use appropriate technical literature.

  4. Conduct standard tests, measurements, and experiments and to analyze and interpret the results to improve processes.

  5. Function effectively as a member as well as a leader on technical teams.

  6. Develop and evaluate a business plan to transform an engineering design (systems, products, services and solutions) into a business opportunity utilizing entrepreneurial skills and knowledge.

Completion Requirements

Bachelor of Logistics Engineering Technology

Students must successfully complete a minimum of 138 credits, including:

Program Core Courses90
Program Elective Courses6
Mathematics and Science Courses9
General Studies course33
Total Credit Hours138
Logistics Engineering Core Courses
Required Credits: 90
EGN 1001Engineering Workshop1
EGN 1133Design Thinking in Technology3
EGN 2101Computer Aided Drafting1
EGN 2233Engineering Mechanics Fundamentals3
EGN 2712Applied Programing for Engineers2
EGN 2806Work Placement I6
EGN 3012Project Management2
EGN 3212Economics for Engineering2
EGN 3333Health Safety and Environment3
EGN 3812Work Placement12
IET 2103Technology Innovation and Integration3
IET 3203Operations Management3
IET 3233Facilities Planning and Material Handling3
IET 3303Operations Research3
IET 4513Purchasing and Contract Management3
IET 4523Warehouse and Inventory Management3
LGE 2003Logistics Principles and Supply Chain Management3
LGE 2013Transportation Modes3
LGE 2203Introduction to Enterprise Information Management3
LGE 2313Managing People and Organizations3
LGE 2902Sophomore Design Project2
LGE 3203ERP I Principles3
LGE 3212ERP II Applications2
LGE 3413Sales and Distribution in Logistics3
LGE 3503Accounting for Managers3
LGE 4303Quality Control and Management3
LGE 4423Intermodal Freight Transport3
LGE 4543Simulation of Logistics Systems3
LGE 4902Capstone Design Project I2
LGE 4911Capstone Design Project II1
Logistics Engineering Elective Courses
Required Credits: 6
EGN 4873Data Analytics3
EGN 4883Introduction to Artificial intelligence3
LGE 4003National Transport and Planning Law3
LGE 4013Hazardous Goods Management3
LGE 4203GIS in Logistics3
LGE 4313International Human Resource Management3
LGE 4403Port Management3
LGE 4413Airport Management3
LGE 4453Management of Distribution Networks3
LGE 4463Maritime Transport3
LGE 4603Transport and Economic Geography3
LGE 4803Special Topics in Logistics Engineering3
Mathematics and Science Required Courses
Required Credits: 9
MTH 1203Calculus I3
MTH 2103Calculus II3
PHY 1203Physics II3
General Studies
Required Credits: 33
English, Arabic or other Languages
Required Credits: 12
LSC 1103, AES 1013, AES 1033 and LSC 2223
Humanities or Art
Required Credits: 3
AES 1003
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: 9
LSS 1003, LSS 1123 and BUS 2403
Description Data
Total Required Credits 138
Maximum Duration of Study 6 years
Minimum Duration of Study 4 years
Cost Recovery Program No
Program Code BLGET
Major Code LGE

Recommended Sequence of Study

Plan of Study Grid
Year 1
Semester 1Credit Hours
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 Hours15
Semester 2
EGN 1001 Engineering Workshop 1
EGN 2233 Engineering Mechanics Fundamentals 3
ICT 2013 Computational Thinking and Coding 3
LGE 2003 Logistics Principles and Supply Chain Management 3
MTH 1113 Statistics for Engineering 3
PHY 1203 Physics II 3
 Credit Hours16
AES 1013 Arabic Communications 3
MTH 2103 Calculus II 3
 Credit Hours6
Year 2
Semester 3
IET 2103 Technology Innovation and Integration 3
IET 3233 Facilities Planning and Material Handling 3
LGE 2013 Transportation Modes 3
LGE 2203 Introduction to Enterprise Information Management 3
LGE 2313 Managing People and Organizations 3
 Credit Hours15
Semester 4
EGN 2101 Computer Aided Drafting 1
EGN 3333 Health Safety and Environment 3
IET 3203 Operations Management 3
IET 4523 Warehouse and Inventory Management 3
LGE 2902 Sophomore Design Project 2
LGE 3503 Accounting for Managers 3
 Credit Hours15
EGN 2806 Work Placement I 6
 Credit Hours6
Year 3
Semester 5
AES 1033 Islamic Culture 3
EGN 2712 Applied Programing for Engineers 2
IET 4513 Purchasing and Contract Management 3
LGE 3203 ERP I Principles 3
LSS 1123 Basic Research Methods 3
 Credit Hours14
Semester 6
EGN 3012 Project Management 2
EGN 3212 Economics for Engineering 2
EGN 3812 Work Placement 12
 Credit Hours16
AES 1003 Emirati Studies 3
LSC 2223 Future Skills Capstone 3
 Credit Hours6
Year 4
Semester 7
BUS 2403 Innovation and Entrepreneurship 3
LGE 3212 ERP II Applications 2
LGE 3413 Sales and Distribution in Logistics 3
LGE 4303 Quality Control and Management 3
LGE 4902 Capstone Design Project I 2
1 Elective Course 3
 Credit Hours16
Semester 8
IET 3303 Operations Research 3
LGE 4423 Intermodal Freight Transport 3
LGE 4543 Simulation of Logistics Systems 3
LGE 4911 Capstone Design Project II 1
1 Elective Course 3
 Credit Hours13
 Total Credit Hours138

Abu Dhabi Men's

Hussni Al Hajjar, Doctorate (Management Information Systems), University of Bradford, United Kingdom

Katerina Mitkovska Trendova, Doctor of Technical Sciences (Industrial Engineering and Management), University Ss. Cyril and Methodius, Macedonia

Michael Nkasu, Doctorate (Industrial and Systems Engineering), University of Bradford, United Kingdom

Sameera Iqbal, Doctorate (Operations and Logistics Management), University Utara Malaysia, Malaysia