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University of Technology, Jamaica - Bachelor of Engineering in Industrial Engineering


The Bachelor of Engineering in Industrial Engineering Course of Study aims to develop graduates competent in the design, improvement and installation of integrated systems of people, materials, equipment, money and methods. The field of Industrial Engineering utilizes knowledge and skills in the mathematical and physical sciences, together with the principles and methods of engineering analysis and designs. It is uniquely different from other engineering disciplines in that:

  • It is relevant to most types of industry and commercial activity and works with all levels of the business or organization.
  • It is concerned with the engineering of systems and systems interaction with people and nature- to do things better, faster and safer.

The Bachelor of Engineering in Industrial Engineering graduate will have:

  • An ability to function on multidisciplinary teams with competences in system design, manufacturing, information technology, engineering management and good professional ethics.
  • An ability to make significant contribution to enterprise incubation, engineering research, investigation and design. development and consultancy.
  • Be aware of the role and responsibility of the professional engineer, particularly with regard to participation in professional organizations, professional obligations for mentorship, continuous professional development and community service.
  • An ability to use the awareness of contemporary problems affecting society to apply techniques, skilled and modern industrial engineering techniques to address them.
  • Listing ID: 4402
  • Institution Category: Universities
  • Institution Type: Public
  • Field of Study: Engineering
  • Awarding Body: University of Technology, Jamaica
  • Qualification Level:
  • Education Sector: Higher Education
  • ISCED Code: 07 Engineering, Manufacturing and Construction- 071 Engineering and Engineering Trades- 0714 Electronics and Automation
  • Qualification Developer: School of Engineering, University of Technology, Jamaica
  • Quality Assurance Body: University Council of Jamaica (UCJ) and Professional Engineers Registration Board (PERB)
  • Entry Requirements: 1.Five(5) CSEC/GCE O\\'Level English Language, Mathematics, Physics and 2 other(Technical or science related) subjects PLUS GCE A\\'Level Mathematics, Physics and one other relevant subject OR Six(6) CAPE Units including Physics units I and II, Mathematics I and II and two(2) other units in related subjects. OR
    2. Successful completion of Year one of the Diploma in Electrical or Mechanical Engineering with a minimum GPA of 3.05. OR
    3.Succesful completion of UTech Diploma in Engineering or equivalent in field of study(for Advanced Placement) with a minimum GPA of 2.7. OR
    4. Successful completion of Associate of Science Degree in Engineering from Montego Bay, Portmore, or Knox Community College with a minimum GPA of 2.7; may enter the programme at the beginning of level 2. Applicants from any other approved institutions will be assessed based on individual merits.(An interview may be required).
  • Number of Credits: 125-134
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