Bachelor in Mechanical Engineering
Rochester Institute of Technology (RIT) Dubai
Dubai, United Arab Emirates
USD 16,973 / per year
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Mechanical engineering, being the broadest among the core engineering disciplines, offers the students a wide range of career choices and opportunities. Its strong and broad technical foundation provides opportunities in engineering practice, management positions, research, and graduate studies.
The department of Mechanical Engineering at Rochester Institute of Technology, Dubai, established in 2008, has inherited more than 180 years of excellence from its mother program at the Rochester campus. The program is designed to offer students a solid foundation in mechanical engineering fundamentals in addition to knowledge in a wide range of topics such as energy systems, air conditioning, hydraulic machines, design of machinery, and system controls among other areas. The program is unique in its hands-on and cooperative training, which prepares the students to graduate directly into their jobs as engineers, and enhances their network with the industry, which reflects positively on their future job opportunities.
The broad base and cooperative experience of the program cultivates the learning, thinking, and problem-solving abilities needed to adapt, develop, and exercise responsible leadership through times of rapid change. The department offers a Bachelor of Science Degrees in Mechanical Engineering, and an undergraduate option in Energy and the Environment. Dubai students have access to other options such as Automotive Engineering, Aerospace Engineering, and Bioengineering through the study abroad program* at the Rochester campus.
In addition to its accreditation in the United States as part of the University in New York, the program has been accredited by ABET, approved by the Commission of Academic Accreditation (CAA) of the Ministry of Education – Higher Education Affairs (MOE-HEA) in the UAE and recognized by the KHDA in Dubai.
Why Choose Us
- Degrees issued directly from RIT NY
- Smart, Connected, Innovative and Sustainable campus
- Locally and globally accredited degree programs
- Study abroad at any of the international campuses in Croatia, Kosovo, China, USA
- Unique Internship programs with exposure to industry partners
Possible career options
Our mechanical engineering graduate’s journey takes him from design through development and manufacturing to research and even sales. Because of their comprehensive training and education, Rochester Institute of Technology, Dubai mechanical engineers often called upon to assume management positions. Our graduates work in top international corporations as well as local companies in the UAE and the wider region.
Besides its accreditation by the Middle States Association of Colleges and Schools, USA as a Rochester NY campus program, the Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering is also accredited by the Ministry of Education - Higher Education Commission, UAE and is licensed by the KHDA in Dubai. It is also accredited by ABET, a recognized premier international engineering accreditation body.