United Arab Emirates University
United Arab Emirates University

United Arab Emirates University

Bachelor of Science in Architectural Engineering

The architectural engineering program prepares students to be effective players in shaping a sustainable built environment in the UAE and beyond. Students specializing in Architectural Engineering will explore engineering design, building construction, structures, electrical and mechanical systems and construction management. This makes architectural engineering an ideal profession for individuals with strong math and science skills who are interested in the built environment in general and buildings in particular. The program and department activities reflect an outcomes-oriented approach, adopting hands-on active learning and emphasizing professional competency and skills building while introducing students to innovative approaches to knowledge delivery and use of computational design tools. Teamwork is also a key part of the study of architectural engineering as architectural engineers will interact with the other design professionals in the execution of building projects. The Architectural Engineering undergraduate program in the College of Engineering at the United Arab Emirates University is accredited by the Engineering Accreditation Commission of ABET.

Program Objectives

  • 1. Efficiently use relevant building engineering knowledge and skills in professional practice.
  • 2. Effectively design and evaluate architectural engineering systems to satisfy client needs according to engineering specifications and interdisciplinary requirements.
  • 3. Successfully manage real life engineering problems to achieve practical and optimal solutions.
  • 4. Commit to social, economic, and environmental issues and practice high ethical standards in the profession.
  • 5. Develop leadership, collaboration and technical communications skills; and update knowledge through lifelong learning.

Program Learning Outcomes

Upon successful completion of this program, students will be able to:
  • Outcome A: An ability to apply knowledge of math, science, and engineering
  • Outcome B: An ability to design and conduct experiments, as well as to analyze and interpret data
  • Outcome C: An ability to design and evaluate building engineering systems, components, or processes to meet desired needs
  • Outcome D: An ability to function on multi-disciplinary teams
  • Outcome E: An ability to identify, formulate, and solve engineering problems
  • Outcome F: An understanding of professional and ethical responsibility
  • Outcome G: An ability to communicate effectively
  • Outcome H: The broad education necessary to understand the impact of engineering solutions in a global and societal context
  • Outcome I: A recognition of the need for, and an ability to engage in lifelong learning
  • Outcome J: A knowledge of contemporary issues
  • Outcome K: An ability to use the techniques, skills, and modern engineering tools necessary for engineering practice
Required Credit Hours: minimum 147 hours