What will I learn?

The course is designed to equip students to tackle innovative and challenging professional tasks associated with energy provision and utilisation. Students will acquire skills to take responsibility for decision-making where energy and the environment are important issues. Building on a sound engineering foundation, students will be introduced to specialised energy topics, management and environmental impact assessment.

Accreditation

The Dubai Campus is accredited by the Knowledge and Human Development Authority (KHDA) and fully licensed to teach its degrees in Dubai. All graduates receive a British degree that is accredited by Royal Charter in the UK.

Course content
Year 1

The early years are based on the Mechanical Engineering programme, relating fundamental Mechanical Engineering principles to the design of energy systems.

Year 2

Subjects include Strength of Materials; Machine Dynamics; Applied Thermodynamics; Fluid Dynamics; Materials Engineering; Design and Manufacture; Control Engineering; and Instrumentation.

Year 3

Subjects include Strength of Materials; Machine Dynamics; Applied Thermodynamics; Fluid Dynamics; Materials Engineering; Design and Manufacture; Control Engineering; and Instrumentation.

Year 4

Students choose specialist subjects from Fluid Mechanics, Thermodynamics, Strength of Materials and Machine Dynamics. Mandatory courses include Petroleum Engineering, a year-long individual project plus an Energy Industry Project as part of Engineering Design and Manufacture.

Which department am I in?

School of Engineering and Physical Sciences

Study options

Full Time (4 years)

Tuition fees
د.إ65,100.00 (US$ 17,720) per year

*Price shown is for indicative purposes, please check with institution

Start date

Expected September 2021

Venue

Heriot-Watt University - Dubai Campus

Dubai International Academic City,

Dubai,

UAE

Entry requirements

For students from United States

First year entry: International Baccalaureate 24 points; Second year entry - International Baccalaureate 27 points; IELTS - 6.0; Heriot-Watt English - C; PTE Academic - 50-57; TOEFL IBT - 80; Cambridge (New) - 169-175; Cambridge (Old) - FCE (grade B); Trinity ISE II - Pass in all components.

For international students

Where English was not the medium of instruction at secondary school, applicants must demonstrate English language proficiency equivalent to IELTS 6.0 Academic (with no element below 5.5).

TOEFL IBT 80

PTE Academic 50-57

Cambridge (New) 169-175

Cambridge (Old) FCE (grade B)

ADD TO MY FAVOURITES

About this uni

At Heriot-Watt University’s Dubai Campus, students will gain a degree taught and examined to the same exacting standards as on the UK campuses.

  • One of UK’s top universities for business & industry
  • Several scholarships opportunities available to students
  • The Dubai Campus offers safe & secure on-campus accommodation
  • Graduates are highly sought after by employers worldwide