BEng. Chemical Engineering

About this program

BEng Chemical Engineering program is a four year degree program which is envisioned to impart knowledge in focused areas of chemical engineering in order for students to either pursue a career in industry or continue graduate studies.

The degree is awarded after the successful completion of 132 credit hours of undergraduate work including a compulsory industrial internship and Capstone project.
This program has one concentration - Petrochemical Engineering

Career Opportunities

The Chemical Engineering graduates have employment opportunities in a wide range of fields and occupations such as practicing engineers, entrepreneurs, teachers and researchers, to name a few. To be more precise, they find opportunities in the Chemical & Process industries relating to their specialization and employed as design engineers, process engineers, materials engineers, quality and maintenance engineers and environmental engineers etc.

What will you study?

1st Year
Semester 1 Semester 2
University English I3 University English II3
Entrepreneurship Workshop & Seminars1 Oman History and Islamic Culture3
Calculus I4 Ethics in Workplace2
General Chemistry for Engineering4 Calculus II4
Engineering Drawing2 Physics I4
Introduction to Computer Programming2 Basic Electrical Engineering2
Engineering Workshop1   
Total Credits (7 Courses) 17 Total Credits (6 Courses) 18

2nd Year
Semester 3 Semester 4
University English III 2 Fluid Mechanics 3
Linear Algebra and Vector Calculus 3 Differential Equations 4
Physics Laboratory 1 Environmental Science 2
Physics II 3 Professional Development for Engineers 2
Engineering Mechanics 3 Analytical Chemistry 3
Material Science 3 Chemical Engineering Principles 3
Total Credits (6 Courses)15 Total Credits (6 Courses)17

3rd Year
Semester 5 Semester 6
Probability & Statistics 3 Core / Concentration Elective I 3
Integrated Project 2 Core / Concentration Elective II 3
Heat Transfer 3 Chemical Reaction Engineering 3
Chemical Process Calculations 3 Unit Operations II 3
Chemical Engineering Thermodynamics 3 Chemical Process Dynamics & Control 3
Unit Operations I 2 Innovation and Entrepreneurship 2
Organic Chemistry 2    
Total Credits (7 Courses) 18 Total Credits (6 Courses) 17

4th Year
Semester 7 Semester 8
Numerical Methods 3 Capstone Project II 3
Core / Concentration Elective III 3 Organizational Behavior and Management 3
Core / Concentration Elective IV 3 Technical Elective 3
Capstone Project I 3 Core / Concentration Elective V 3
Process Equipment Design 4 Industrial Internship 2
Total (5 Courses)16 Total (5 Courses)14
Exit with Bachelor of Engineering  in Chemical Engineering (132 Credit Hours)


  • Process Plant Economics & Management
  • Environmental Engineering
  • Chemical Process Technology
  • Polymer and Plastic Technology
  • Hazard Analysis and Safety Management
  • Mechanical Separations
  • Multicomponent Separation Processes
  • Biochemical Engineering
  • Process Plant Design
  • Process Modeling and Simulation in Chemical Engineering


  • Introduction to Petroleum Engineering
  • Petroleum Production Technology
  • Crude Oil Processing
  • Petroleum Engineering Economics
  • Refinery Separation Processes
  • Petrochemical Engineering
  • Enhanced Oil Recovery
  • Hazard Analysis and Safety Management
  • Process Plant Design
  • Process Modeling and Simulation in Chemical Engineering


Technical Electives
  • Computational Fluid Dynamics
  • Nanotechnology
  • Corrosion Engineering
  • Fertilizer Technology
  • Water Treatment and Desalination
  • Chemical Process Integration
  • Piping Engineering
  • Fuel Technology


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