School of
Engineering
and Computer
Science

About the school

Engineering is one of the broadest and most integral fields of study, as it can solve some of the most impactful problems the world faces today. From coding and programming to manufacturing cars and maintaining a wide variety of products and systems, an engineer’s day-to-day is about creating, innovating, and building solutions that require logical thinking and critical analytical skills.

Our School of Engineering and Computer Science programme supports our students through our advanced labs, high-tech facilities, and research studies. The University of Hertfordshire in Egypt worked closely together with the University of Hertfordshire in the UK’s School of Engineering & Computer Science to provide our students with a world-class learning and experiential facilities to help them develop practical skills and knowledge that are sought-after in global markets. 

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Our industry-focused programmes are designed to meet today’s national economic needs and our students learn in up-to-date facilities, specialist labs, using industry standard equipment and medical simulation suites. Consequently, our graduates are work-ready, with research-based subject knowledge, industry-based practice, and an employment focus to their ambitions

Programmes

Mechanical Engineering and Mechatronics

About the Degree

Our Mechatronics and Mechanical Engineering programme is a multidisciplinary degree that provide students with a wider range of knowledge and practical skills for a dynamic and evolving field.

This degree offers a comprehensive introduction to Engineering, giving our students the flexibility to work in a broad range of industries. In this multidisciplinary degree, you will learn the fundamental skills and knowledge of a modern engineer from mechanics, thermodynamics, design, manufacturing to materials science.

Our courses are designed to meet industry needs with accreditation from many professional bodies including Tech Partnership and the Institute of Engineering and Technology. The students get the chance to learn mechanical engineering and mechatronics subjects in core modules that balance laboratory activities with the relevant, supportive theoretical knowledge.

Why this programme?

  • As a UH-GAF student you will have access to the University of Hertfordshire’s StudyNet web-based facility, which allows students to access electronic teaching and learning resources from UH in the UK and have online discussions with faculties and students. 
  • The School is ranked 2nd in the East of England (after Cambridge) for Mechanical Engineering (2023 Complete University Guide).
  • Study in excellent facilities and state-of-the-art laboratory with industry-standard equipment. Engineering Graduates are certified as Incorporated Engineers (IENG) by the UK Engineering Council.
  • The ability to complete certain requirements to be certified as Chartered Engineer (CEng) by the UK Engineering Council. 
  • Get an opportunity to join IEEE student branch and broaden your network. 

Progression Requirements:  From IFP to Level 4
Progression Requirements:  From Level 4 onwards

Students are expected to meet the following requirements in the International Foundation Programme (IFP) to progress to Level 4. 
  • Achieve a grade of 50% or more in Engineering Maths 2. 
  • Achieve a grade of 50% or more in Engineering Science 2.
  •  Achieve a grade of 40% or more in all other modules. 

    Programme-specific assessment regulations; (from Level 4 onwards)

    -The programme complies with the University's academic regulations (in particular,
    UPRAS11, UPRAS12/UPRAS13 and UPRAS14) with the exception of those listed below, which have been approved by the University.

    -A compensated pass cannot be awarded for the Individual Major Project, which must be included in the calculation of degree classification.

What i will study?

Foundation Year

Level Four

Level Five

Level Six

career opportunities

Mechanical Engineering and Mechatronics graduates can land jobs in multiple competitive industries; manufacturing, robotics, oil and gas, automotive and biomedical Systems are some examples. 

Civil Engineering

About the Degree

From the world’s tallest buildings to the most spectacular bridges to airports, highways, hospitals and rail networks, civil engineers provide the critical infrastructure that makes our lives easier. Our programme provides our students with the principles of structural engineering, geotechnical engineering, hydraulics and hydrology, environmental engineering, materials, surveying and construction. With our degree, the students discover the latest techniques and developments, such as low- carbon materials and sustainability.  

Our Civil Engineering programme, equips our students with a wide range of knowledge and skills to take on their careers in a variety of professions, including planning, designing, management, and construction development. This degree provides our students with strong ties to the professional construction industry through sites training, internships, and partnerships.

Why this programme?

  • As a UH-GAF student you will have access to the University of Hertfordshire’s StudyNet web-based facility, which allows students to access electronic teaching and learning resources from UH in the UK and have online discussions with faculties and students. 
  • Study in excellent facilities and state-of-the-art laboratory with industry-standard equipment.
  • Engineering Graduates are certified as Incorporated Engineers (IENG) by the UK Engineering Council.
  • The ability to complete certain requirements to be certified as Chartered Engineer (CEng) by the UK Engineering Council. 
  • On-Campus Engineering Workshops for practical and hand-on work experience.
  • Learn to apply computer-aided engineering and industry-standard software. 

Progression Requirements:  From IFP to Level 4
Progression Requirements:  From Level 4 ONWARDS

Students are expected to meet the following requirements in the International Foundation Programme (IFP) to progress to Level 4. 
  • Achieve a grade of 50% or more in Engineering Maths 2. 
  • Achieve a grade of 50% or more in Engineering Science 2.
  •  Achieve a grade of 40% or more in all other modules. 

    Programme-specific assessment regulations; (from Level 4 onwards)

    -The programme complies with the University's academic regulations (in particular,
    UPRAS11, UPRAS12/UPRAS13 and UPRAS14) with the exception of those listed below, which have been approved by the University.

    -A compensated pass cannot be awarded for the Individual Major Project, which must be included in the calculation of degree classification.

What i will study?

Foundation Year

Level Four

Level Five

Level Six

career opportunities

Graduates will be able to work in the civil engineering industry, growing in a world of sustainability.

Civil Engineering graduates find jobs in project management and working in smart cities, where networks are made with more digital solutions. Other career opportunities are quantity surveyors, site engineers, geotechnical, structural, environmental, procurement, and tendering engineers.

BSc Computer Science (Artificial Intelligence)

About the Degree

Artificial Intelligence is a rapidly growing and exciting field in technology, where computers and other devices are designed and developed to display intelligent characteristics, that can and will transform the world around us. Our Computer Science Degree (Artificial Intelligence) focuses on Artificial Intelligence and robotics building along with a broad base in technology and software development. 

In the first two years, you’ll find an emphasis on software development, professional programming, the modelling and design of systems and data, the principles of networking and user experience. These give you the core skills to specialize in AI, where you can study the analysis, design and construction of knowledge-based and expert systems, artificial life and robotics, and systems based around the use of neural networks. 

Why this programme?

  • 90% of UH’s research from the Computer Science programme are ranked as world leading research. (Research Excellence Framework, UK, 2021).
  • Be part of a highly regarded well established computer science department with excellent facilities, a strong research background, and links to business and industry. 
  • Prepare yourself for a career in the IT sector through a mix of academic, professional and practical study. 
  • Internship and work placement opportunities.
  • UH graduates from the School of Computer Science have gone on to work at amazing organisations including Sega Europe, Canon UK, and EE . 

Progression Requirements:  From IFP to Level 4
Progression Requirements:  From Level 4 onwards

Students are expected to meet the following requirements in the International Foundation Programme (IFP) to progress to Level 4. 
  • Achieve a grade of 50% or more in Engineering Maths 2. 
  • Achieve a grade of 50% or more in Engineering Science 2.
  •  Achieve a grade of 40% or more in all other modules. 

    Programme-specific assessment regulations; (from Level 4 onwards)

    -The programme complies with the University's academic regulations (in particular,
    UPRAS11, UPRAS12/UPRAS13 and UPRAS14) with the exception of those listed below, which have been approved by the University.

    -A compensated pass cannot be awarded for the Individual Major Project, which must be included in the calculation of degree classification.

What i will study?

Foundation Year

Level Four

Level Five

Level Six

career opportunities

Computer Science (AI) graduates have the opportunity to work in data analytics, big data, user experience, computer science and artificial language research, software engineering and development, and multiple career opportunities in futuristic fields.

BSc Computer Science (Cyber Security and Networks)

About the Degree

(Subject to validation)

Computer networking is an essential part of modern life: from the networked applications that run on smartphones and the internet, to the secure systems demanded by global business.

This course adds a specialism in networking to a broad base in technology and software development.

In the first two years you’ll find anemphasis on software development, professional programming, the modelling of systems and data and the issues that arise in a networked environment. From this foundation you’ll learn about protocols, network design, constructing distributed applications and defending against cyber attacks.

The course will enable you to create and evaluate systems and applications within a networked environment.

Why this programme?

  • Choose this course with an emphasis on networking and security building on a base of mainstream computer science or change to one of the others in our flexible programme.
  • Be taught by highly qualified staff, most with a PhD or other advanced degree plus research, teaching, or professional experience.
  • Be part of a highly regarded well established computer science department with excellent facilities, a strong research background, and links to business and industry.
  • Prepare yourself for a career in the IT sector through a mix of academic, professional and practical study, with opportunities for industry certifications and a paid placement year. Previous students have worked placements at companies including GSK, Xerox, and BT.
  • Recent graduates have gone on to work at amazing organisations including Siemens, EE, and Lloyds Bank.
  • Computer  Science saw 90% of its research ranked as world-leading (Research Excellence Framework, 2021). 

What will I study?

Foundation Year

Level Four (likely topics of study)

Level Five (likely topics of study)

Level Six (likely topics of study)

career opportunities

Graduate employment opportunities are excellent, and there are careers across many employment sectors, including the IT industry, business, education and government.  

Our graduates have become software developers, programmers, web developers, business analysts, database administrators, project managers and IT consultants, or have studied for post-graduate degrees at the University of Hertfordshire or other universities.

Recent employers have included Blackberry, GSK, HP, IBM, John Lewis (large retail store) , and T-Mobile.

This course equips you for a range of specialist roles, such as network designer, manager or administrator, operations administrator, developer of distributed systems and cybersecurity consultant. Graduates have recently found careers with the likes of Blackberry, GSK, HP, IBM and John Lewis. Others have gone on to successful postgraduate study.

Our graduates have become software developers, programmers, web developers, business analysts, database administrators, project managers and IT consultants, or have studied for postgraduate degrees at the University of Hertfordshire or other universities. Recent employers have included Blackberry, GSK, HP, IBM, John Lewis, and T-Mobile.

BEng Electrical and Electronic Engineering

About the Degree

(Subject to validation)

This programme gives students a sound technological understanding in the field of electrical and electronic engineering. With access to modern engineering tools and a hi-tech laboratory environment, students will learn the latest skills and knowledge in digital signal processing, microelectronic and VLSI (very-large-scale integration) design practice, robotics and neural networks, power systems applications, and advanced power conversion and control application trends.

In addition, final year students benefit from the opportunity to study modules such as applications of electronics in subjects such as electrical and electronic power control, digital signal processing, micro-electronics, robotics and the option of telecommunication systems or micro-engineering and micro-technology.

Why this programme?

  • Choose this course with an emphasis on networking and security building on a base of mainstream computer science or change to one of the others in our flexible programme.
  • Be taught by highly qualified staff, most with a PhD or other advanced degree plus research, teaching, or professional experience.
  • Be part of a highly regarded well established computer science department with excellent facilities, a strong research background, and links to business and industry.
  • Prepare yourself for a career in the IT sector through a mix of academic, professional and practical study, with opportunities for industry certifications and a paid placement year. Previous students have worked placements at companies including GSK, Xerox, and BT.
  • Recent graduates have gone on to work at amazing organisations including Siemens, EE, and Lloyds Bank.
  • Computer  Science saw 90% of its research ranked as world-leading (Research Excellence Framework, 2021). 

What will I study?

Foundation Year

Level Four (likely topics of study)

Level Five (likely topics of study)

Level Six (likely topics of study)

career opportunities

Graduate employment opportunities are excellent, and there are careers across many employment sectors, including the IT industry, business, education and government.  

Our graduates have become software developers, programmers, web developers, business analysts, database administrators, project managers and IT consultants, or have studied for post-graduate degrees at the University of Hertfordshire or other universities.

Recent employers have included Blackberry, GSK, HP, IBM, John Lewis (large retail store) , and T-Mobile.

This course equips you for a range of specialist roles, such as network designer, manager or administrator, operations administrator, developer of distributed systems and cybersecurity consultant. Graduates have recently found careers with the likes of Blackberry, GSK, HP, IBM and John Lewis. Others have gone on to successful postgraduate study.

Our graduates have become software developers, programmers, web developers, business analysts, database administrators, project managers and IT consultants, or have studied for postgraduate degrees at the University of Hertfordshire or other universities. Recent employers have included Blackberry, GSK, HP, IBM, John Lewis, and T-Mobile.

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UH-GAF Engineering Students Win Best Young Researcher Paper Award at International Conference

May 23, 2024

UH-GAF's School of Engineering and Computer Science would like to congratulate our Mechanical Engineering and Mechatronics senior students, Yahya Elhousry and Omar Yasser, for winning the "Best Young Researcher Paper Award" at the International Conference on Machine Intelligence and Smart Innovation (ICMISI 2024). It is a proud moment to have two accepted papers in the conference authored by our dedicated students Yahya Elhousry and Omar Yasser and Omnia Elgabaly under the supervision of Dr. Hossam Ammar and Dr. Samar Moustafa. This accomplishment highlights our continuous commitment to powering Herts' potential of innovation and excellence in the fields of machine intelligence and robotics.

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A Vibrant Exchange: UH-UK Professors Immerse Themselves in Our Exceptional Engineering and Computer Science Programmes

April 30, 2024

Our campus was bustling with activity as we hosted visiting professors from the School of Engineering and Computer Science from UH-UK. They explored our campus, had an exclusive glimpse into our exceptional facilities, and engaged with the outstanding students from our own School of Engineering and Computer Science. Additionally, they participated in an exchange of experience and shared best practices in Higher Education in the UK. During their visit, they had the opportunity to assess projects that showcased unparalleled innovation and problem-solving skills. Get ready to be inspired by the remarkable achievements of the talent within our School of Engineering & Computer Science.‍

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