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University of Doha for Science and Technology Bachelor of Science in Applied Chemical and Processing Engineering
University of Doha for Science and Technology

Bachelor of Science in Applied Chemical and Processing Engineering

Doha, Qatar

4 Years


Full time

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QAR 975 / per credit



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Bachelor of Science in Applied Chemical and Processing Engineering (B.Sc. CPE) is an applied degree with learning outcomes closely linked to the labor market. The program provides students with the knowledge, skills, and competencies needed for a career in the chemical, petroleum industry. The program teaches students to design, implement, operate, maintain, and troubleshoot chemical and processing units and plants. Students gain an in-depth knowledge of process operation, process control and techniques, and equipment design. When consolidated through the completion of a Capstone project and work placement, this skill set prepares graduates for an exciting career in the chemical or petroleum industry.​


Admission Requirements

High School or Academic Requirement

  1. High school graduation certificate or equivalent approved by the Ministry of Education and Higher Education with a minimum average of 60%, plus two courses: one final year Mathematics, and one final year Science (Chemistry or Physics is preferred); OR
  2. Two-year Chemical Processing Engineering Technician Diploma from CNA-Q, or equivalent; OR
  3. Three-year Chemical Processing Engineering Technology Diploma from CNA-Q, or equivalent.

English Language Requirement

  1. The required score on the University English Placement Test or a passing score from another approved internationally recognized English language test, as validated by the Admissions & Registration Department; OR
  2. A valid (within two years) IELTS Academic Test Report Form with an overall band of 5.0 with no individual band score (reading, writing, speaking, and listening) below 5.0; OR
  3. Successful completion of Foundation Program requirements.

Mathematics Requirement

  1. A minimum of 60% on the University Math Placement Test; OR
  2. A valid SAT Report Form with a minimum score of 480; OR
  3. Successful completion of Foundation Program requirements.

Additional Admission Criteria

  1. Admission is competitive. Eligible applicants are ranked based on their overall final year (Grade 12or equivalent) high school percentage, placement tests rankings, and Admission Priority Category.


Program Structure

Year 1

Semester 1

  • Algebra & Trigonometry
  • Chemistry I
  • Chemistry I (Lab)
  • Applied & Experiential Learning
  • General Physics
  • General Physics (Lab)
  • Basic Engineering Calculations
  • English Communication I

Semester 2

  • Pre-Calculus
  • Chemistry II
  • Chemistry II Lab
  • Health, Safety & Environment in the Process Industries
  • Engineering Graphics
  • Fundamentals of Electricity
  • Fundamentals of Electricity (Lab)

Semester 3

  • Industrial Process Overview
  • Basic Instrumentation
  • Environmental Awareness & Ethics

Year 2

Semester 1

  • Principles of Chemical Engineering I
  • Process Control Systems
  • Process Equipment
  • Chemical and Processing Plant Operation
  • Instrumentation and Control Laboratory

Semester 2

  • English Communication II
  • Principles of Chemical Engineering II
  • Chemical & Processing Plant Troubleshooting
  • Basic Fluid Mechanics & Heat Transfer
  • Petrochemistry
  • Petrochemistry (Lab)

Semester 3

  • Sustainability & Renewable Energy
  • Leadership & Management Principles
  • Quality Assurance

Year 3

Semester 1

  • Calculus I
  • Applied Fluid Mechanics
  • Applied Heat Transfer
  • Process Unit Design
  • Chemical Reaction Engineering
  • Research & Statistics

Semester 2

  • Calculus II
  • Applied Thermodynamics
  • Materials & Corrosion
  • Fluid Mechanics & Heat Transfer (Lab)
  • Chemical Reaction Engineering
  • Applied Programming I

Semester 3

  • Work Placement

Year 4

Semester 1

  • Capstone Project I
  • Research & Reporting
  • Plant Design & Economics
  • Elective I
  • Applied Differential Equations
  • Project Management

Semester 2

  • Capstone II
  • Process Safety Management
  • Chemical Industries & Technology
  • Elective II
  • Mass Transfer and Separation Processes

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