BEng. Mechanical Engineering

BEng Chemical Engineering

About this program

BEng Mechanical Engineering program is a four year degree program for those who want to gain knowledge in mechanical engineering to pursue a career in industry or continue in graduate studies. The degree is awarded after the successful completion of 132 credit hours of undergraduate work listed in the curriculum below, including a compulsory industrial internship and Capstone project.

Students can study the core Mechanical Engineering program or select one of the program concentrations listed below to satisfy the requirements for the BEng degree in Mechanical Engineering;

  1. Industrial Automation and Control
  2. Energy Systems Engineering

Career Opportunities

The mechanical engineering graduates will pursue their career in the fields and occupations as practicing engineers, entrepreneurs, teachers and researchers. Most often, they find employment opportunities in the mechanical industries relating to their specialization, as CAD/Design engineers, inventory/planning engineers, installation and operation engineers, maintenance engineers and shop floor/production engineers.

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 Manufacturing Processes 2
Linear Algebra and Vector Calculus 3 Differential Equations 4
Physics II 3 Environmental Science 2
Physics Laboratory 1 Professional Development for Engineers 2
Engineering Mechanics 3 Computer Aided Engineering 2
Material Science 3 Engineering Thermodynamics 3
    Mechanical Engineering Laboratory I 1
Total Credits (6 Courses) 15 Total Credits (7 Courses) 16

3rd Year
Semester 5 Semester 6
Probability & Statistics 3 Core / Concentration Elective II 3
Core / Concentration Elective I 3 Core / Concentration Elective III 3
Mechatronics 3 Machine Design 3
Fluid Mechanics 3 Dynamics of Machinery 3
Mechanics of Solids 3 Thermal Engineering Systems 3
Innovation and Entrepreneurship 2 Mechanical Engineering Laboratory II 1
    Integrated Project 2
Total Credits (6 Courses) 17 Total Credits (7 Courses) 18

4th Year
Semester 7 Semester 8
Engineering Economics & Industrial Management 3 Capstone Project II 3
Core / Concentration Elective IV 3 Organizational Behavior and Management 3
Heat Transfer 3 Technical Elective 3
Industrial Safety Management 2 Core / Concentration Elective V 3
Control Systems 3 Industrial Internship 2
Capstone Project I 3
Total (6 Courses) 17 Total (5 Courses) 14
Exit with Bachelor of Engineering in Mechanical Engineering (132 Credit Hours)


Core : Mechanical Engineering

  • Advanced Manufacturing Technology
  • Quality Assurance and Control
  • Finite Element Analysis
  • Vibration and Condition Monitoring
  • Computer Aided Design and Manufacturing
  • Metrology and Computer Aided Inspection
  • Composite Materials

Concentration : Industrial Automation and Control

  • Electronics
  • Embedded Systems
  • Mechatronics Systems Design
  • Vibration and Condition Monitoring
  • Computer Integrated Manufacturing
  • Automation and Robotics
  • Metrology and Computer Aided Inspection

Concentration : Energy Systems Engineering

  • Energy Resources & Conversion
  • Renewable Energy Systems
  • Energy Storage: Technology and Applications
  • Vibration and Condition Monitoring
  • Energy Systems Modeling and Forecasting
  • Energy Auditing and Management
  • Energy Efficient Buildings

Technical Electives

  • Operations Research
  • Refrigeration and Air-conditioning
  • Virtual Instrumentation
  • Computational Fluid Dynamics
  • Total Quality Management
  • Electrical Power Train Technology
  • Power Plant Engineering

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