The ASU Diploma in Environmental Engineering Program teaches students about the technology and tools required to support the practice of Professional Environmental Engineering. Environmental issues are a global challenge faced by all countries. Environmental technicians apply science and engineering principles to improve the natural environment to provide clean water, air and land for human habitation. They work on air pollution control, water and wastewater treatment, waste management, alternative energy and conservation in both the public and private sectors. This program aims to fulfil the growing demand for qualified environmental technicians. Emphasis of the ASU Diploma in Environmental Engineering is placed on the combination of engineering, scientific, and technical principles, laboratory work, site visits and industry practice. The curriculum was chosen to concentrate on the application of environmental engineering principles to the solution of real world environmental-engineering problems.
The taught elements of the program comprise an integrated package of University requirements, College requirements and Major requirements.
Students seeking admission to this program must fulfill the following minimum entry requirements:
a. The student should have successfully passed the courses of all subjects of the general education diploma or its equivalence.
b. The student should achieve the standards set for the subjects of the General Foundation Program.
c. The student should have passed the following subjects to qualify for enrollment in the College of Engineering: Pure Mathematics, Physics and Chemistry
d. The student must be medically fit.
Full time degree students can complete the program in 5 semesters (two and half years) on achieving 77 credit hours of study.
Special Part-Time or Evening Study.
Students may complete the program through special part-time attendance or by evening study.
The program facilitates entry to job and work opportunities in a number of markets and industrial settings such as:
o Design and consulting firms
o Municipalities and government organizations
o Oil companies
o Water companies
o Energy firms
o Environmental Protection Agencies; etc.
The graduate from this program can also pursue further studies and improve their academic qualifications by pursuing a Bachelor’s degree.
A’Sharqiyah University (ASU) is a private institution of higher education located in the north of the A’Sharqiyah region of the Sultanate of Oman. It is located in Ibra 150 km from Muscat, the capital. It was established in 2009 by Ministerial Decision (78/2009) issued by the Ministry of Higher Education.