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Chemical Engineering

Mission Statement

The Chemical Engineering Department aims to develop and maintain:
  • - Excellence in teaching which ensures that the graduates have the knowledge and the professional skills they need to become highly qualified chemical engineers who can contribute to regional growth and development, and who are prepared to cope with the rapidly-changing global technologies.
  • - Programs with quality analytical and design components which are responsive to the needs of society and industry.
  • - Programs with a strong embedded commitment to serve the regional needs in the vital areas, mainly the food and energy resources, the environment safety and protection, and the socio-economic development.

Program Educational Objectives

The objectives of the BS program in Chemical Engineering are to produce graduates equipped with:
  • - A diverse and solid technical background built on analytical and critical thinking, and problem-solving skills that enable the graduates to excel as professionals contributing to a variety of engineering basic roles within the various fields of chemical engineering, or succeed in pursuing graduate chemical engineering studies.
  • - Readiness for professional development and lifelong learning to stay current in their field and achieve continued professional growth.
  • - Desire for innovation in response to emerging technologies, social developments, and contemporary issues.
  • - Ability to act professionally and ethically, and work as effective team members possessing good oral and written communication and leadership skills.

Program Learning Outcomes

Upon graduation with a Bachelor of Science degree in Chemical Engineering from the University of Balamand in Dubai, our graduates are expected to demonstrate:
  • - An ability to apply knowledge of mathematics, science, and engineering.
  • - An ability to design and conduct experiments, as well as to analyze and interpret data.
  • - An ability to design a system, component, or process to meet desired needs within realistic constraints such as economic, environmental, social, political, ethical, health and safety, manufacturability, and sustainability.
  • - An ability to function on multidisciplinary teams.
  • - An ability to identify, formulate, and solve engineering problems.
  • - An understanding of professional and ethical responsibility.
  • - An ability to communicate effectively.
  • - The broad education necessary to understand the impact of engineering solutions in a global, economic, environmental, and societal context.
  • - A recognition of the need for, and an ability to engage in life-long learning
  • - A knowledge of contemporary issues.
  • - An ability to use the techniques, skills, and modern engineering tools necessary for engineering practice.
After completing the General Education Courses (University Requirements), students should be able to:
  • - Demonstrate knowledge of humanities, social sciences, library science and leadership skills.
  • - Communicate more effectively in oral and written English.
  • - Develop quantitative and research skills.
  • - Think more critically and creatively.
  • - Apply ethics in their behavior and decision making.
  • - Work collaboratively, learn independently and practice lifelong learning.
  • - Exercise leadership and have a sense of responsibility.
  • - Have pride in Arabic culture and Islamic values.
  • - Recognize and appreciate the diversity of the human experience.


Admission Requirements

  • - Secondary school average:
    1. The minimum average for accepting an applicant is the equivalent of 75 percent or more in the final year or 75 percent or more in the two years out of the last three years.
    2. Higher averages may be applicable for certain colleges/schools and/or specific majors.
  • - MATH SAT score ≥ 550
  • - A score of 71 or more on internet based TOEFL (iBT) or a score of at least 527 on the institutional paper-based TOEFL (ITP) or a score of at least 5.5 on academic IELTS or a score of atleast 1250 on EMSAT. Scores are only valid for two calendar years.


Application Fees:
Applicants must complete the University Application Admission Form and pay a non- refundable undergraduate application fee of 250 AED.

Tuition Fees

Program Undergraduate
Tuition/Credit Hour
The University reserves the right to change the above tuition fees for newly admitted students. For continuing students increases in tuition fees will be limited to a maximum of 5% per academic year.

All fees are inclusive of 5% VAT.