BSc in Industrial and Systems Engineering


Program Description

To provide an academic environment to the students and impart quality education in Industrial and Systems Engineering that is necessary for the graduates to understand and solve engineering problems, making management decisions, management decision making, leading in design, manufacturing, and implementation /improvement of integrated systems and contributing towards the society as envisaged in the Qatar National Vision 2030.

Industrial and Systems Engineering (ISE) is concerned with the design, improvement, and installation of integrated systems of people, materials, and equipment. It draws upon specialized knowledge and skill from the mathematical, physical, and social sciences, together with the principles and methods of engineering analysis, to design, specify, predict, and analyze the results obtained from such systems. A distinguishing feature of the ISE discipline is the combination of humans, machines, materials, and information, in order to optimize the performance of such systems using available resources in the most efficient way, but without degrading social and physical environments. This program works towards Qatar reaching the goals of the 2030 vision.

The program is accredited by the Engineering Accreditation Commissions, EAC of ABET. The program is available for females.

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Admission requirements vary based on the application type (new, transfer, visiting, or non-degree applicants). Please contact us for further information about admission requirements.


Graduates of the ISE program work in diverse fields, for example in the government, universities, oil and gas sector, manufacturing sectors, business sectors, banks, healthcare, and many other fields. These engineers make things work better, safer, and more economical. Unlike the other engineering disciplines that focus their attention purely on the technical aspects of a system, the ISE graduates incorporate human and economic considerations in systems design.


We are proud that the Industrial and Systems Engineering Program is accredited by the Engineering Accreditation Commissions; EAC of ABET, Accreditation ensures that the students, parents, employers, and the society we serve can be confident that a program meets the quality standards that produce graduates prepared to enter a global workforce.

MIE Department Vision

To be regionally recognized as a leading Mechanical and Industrial Engineering Department attracting high-quality students, faculty, and staff.

MIE Department Mission

Prepare competent and socially responsible graduates with the capability to work in leading local and international organizations and the potential for lifelong learning.

Provide faculty and staff with an intellectual environment that contributes to world-class teaching, research, and community service that addresses the local, regional, and global needs.

Career Development Center

The Career Development Center provides counseling, training, and professional development services and helps to prepare students to engage and compete for the best career opportunities. It specializes in providing QU students with student employment during their study at QU. Additionally; the Center assists students with sponsorship, internship, and full-time job opportunities and provides numerous career-related resources, programs, and activities.

The Career Development Center at Qatar University shall be the benchmark of Career Services in the region and generate the future leaders of the Qatar National Vision 2030 by helping our students and alumni realize their career dreams.

Last updated Nov 2020

About the School

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QU is committed to providing high-quality education in areas of national priority. Underpinning this commitment is the goal to align its colleges, programs, and courses with established international standards and best practices. As a result, QU has been successful in its accreditation initiatives, earning the endorsement of numerous leading international accrediting bodies. Read less