Study engineering

and computer

science.

Engineering is an important field that is able to solve some of the most impactful problems the world faces today. An engineer’s day-to-day is about creating and innovating, building solutions that require logical thinking and critical analytical skills. 

Working in this field allows students to have an impact on the world around them, whether contributing to a city’s landscape or help further how we use technology.

At the Global Academic Foundation, we partnered with the University of Hertfordshire’s School of Engineering & Computer Science to provide our students world-class learning and experiential facilities to develop practical skills and knowledge sought- after in global markets.

GAF students graduate with a degree from the University of Hertfordshire, directly from the UK campus.

Having a UH degree comes with several benefits

• Global Reputation as one of the top 200 universities under 50 in the world
• Global Employability with 96.5% of UH graduates is hired or in further studies within 6 months after graduation
• Access to major work opportunities through UH connections in various industries

GAF students are officially registered at the UK University campus with full access to all on-line resources and can attend the graduation ceremony in the UK.

Our degrees and lesson plans are approved by the University of Hertfordshire. For certain programmes, GAF students may be able to meet some requirements for career-specific certifications in the UK.

Our programmes are accredited by

• General Pharmaceutical Council of England
• UK Chartered Institute of Management Accountants (CIMA)
• Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales (ICAEW)
• UK Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development (CIPD)
• UK Chartered Institute of Marketing (CIM)
• UK Health and Care Professions Council (HCPC)

All students have the ability to apply for a study year at the UH UK campus, just 25 minutes outside of London.

With a world-class infrastructure and a cutting-edge modern campus, the University of Hertfordshire is uniquely designed to provide learning, research and social spaces for all students aiming to offer a balanced college experience that goes beyond study and extends to be an inspiring community experience.

With students enrolled from nearly 90 different countries, UH is dedicated to ensuring an inclusive university culture that respects everyone from all backgrounds.

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BEng (Hons) Mechanical Engineering and Mechatronics

About the Degree
Together with the University of Hertfordshire (UH), we combined Mechatronics with Mechanical Engineering to provide a multidisciplinary degree that will provide students with a wider range of knowledge and practical skills for a dynamic and evolving field.

Our degree combines mechanical engineering with smart electronics, creating the next level of engineers that build and improve industries such as industrial automation and robotics.

This degree offers a comprehensive introduction to engineering, giving you 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.

As part of hosting the University of Hertfordshire (UH), you will also have access to the university’s StudyNet web-based facility. StudyNet allows students to access electronic teaching and learning resources from UH, and have electronic discussion’s with staff and other students.

Why choose this programme?

• On-Campus Engineering Workshops for practical and hand-on work
• Project-orientated learning
• Learn to operate state-of-the-art laboratory equipment throughout your journey at UH-GAF
• Learn to apply computer-aided engineering and industry-standard software
• Completes certain requirements to be certified as Chartered Engineer (CEng) by the UK Engineering Council
• Access to UH’s StudyNet system, communicate with UH professors directly on portal
• UH students have previously completed work placements at companies including Amazon, Bosch, Network Rail, Transport for London, Tesla Motors (UK), Aston Martin, BMW (UK), and Mercedes-Benz (UK)
• Opportunity to study abroad for one semester to one year to develop confidence, experience and practical language skills

Progression Requirements: From IFP to Level 4

Students are expected to demonstrate a satisfactory progress toward completion of their major degree; accordingly, they must satisfy the following requirements in the International Foundation Program (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.

What will I study?

A heavy emphasis is placed on theory, practice, and Computer-aided Engineering. We also have a policy of using industrial standard software wherever possible.

Our students will also benefit from the use of state-of-the-art facilities and fully equipped laboratories and workshops

Foundation Year

Module

credits Compulsory/optional
Engineering Mathematics 1 15 credits Compulsory
Engineering Science 1 15 credits Compulsory
Intensive English for Academic Study 1 / Standard English for Academic study 1 30 credits Compulsory
Engineering Mathematics 2 15 credits Compulsory
Engineering Science 2 15 credits Compulsory
Intensive English for Academic Study 2/ Standard 2 + Project 30 credits Compulsory
Project 15 credits Compulsory
Level Four
Module credits Compulsory/optional
Engineering Mathematics 15 credits Compulsory
Introduction to Design 15 credits Compulsory
Digital Electronics 15 credits Compulsory
Introduction to Electronic Systems 15 credits Compulsory
Computer Programming for Electronic Engineers 15 credits Compulsory
Introduction to Manufacturing Technology 15 credits Compulsory
Fluid Mechanics and Thermodynamics 15 credits Compulsory
Mechanical Science 15 credits Compulsory
Level Five
Module credits Compulsory/optional
Structural Mechanics 15 credits Compulsory
Dynamics 15 credits Compulsory
Project Management and Product Development 15 credits Compulsory
Integrated Engineering Systems Design 15 credits Compulsory
Computer Aided Engineering 15 credits Compulsory
Electrical Engineering & Power Control 15 credits Compulsory
Further Engineering Mathematics  15 credits Compulsory
Mechatronic Systems Modelling & Control 15 credits Compulsory
Level Six
Module credits Compulsory/optional
Control Systems 15 credits Compulsory
Mechanics and Properties of Materials  15 credits Compulsory
Individual Major Project  30 credits Compulsory
Industrial Robotics 15 credits Compulsory
Mechatronics Design  15 credits Compulsory
Analysis of Applied Control Systems 15 credits Compulsory
Micro-Engineering & Micro-Technology 15 credits Compulsory

What can I work as?

Mechatronics graduates have the chance to work as an automation engineer, control system engineer, instrumentation engineer or development engineer in different industries such as robotics, aerospace, medical and assistive technology, mining, material handling, human-machine interaction, manufacturing, or autonomous vehicles. They may work in laboratories, factories, high tech companies, large global enterprises, or engineering offices and can also be involved with research in emerging fields like bioengineering, automotive engineering, nanotechnology and robotics.

BEng (Hons) 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 make our world work.

They help build the structure of society, from roads and bridges to dams and airports, which improves the safety and welfare of people in that society. It is a rewarding profession that combines planning and designing with hands-on project management out in the field.

With this programme, you will learn to apply the principles of structural engineering, geotechnical engineering, hydraulics and hydrology, environmental engineering, materials, surveying and construction. You will also discover the latest techniques and developments, such as low- carbon materials and sustainability.

As part of hosting the University of Hertfordshire (UH), you will also have access to the university’s StudyNet web-based facility. StudyNet allows students to access electronic teaching and learning resources from UH, and have electronic discussion’s with staff and other students.

“Subject to Validation”

Why choose this programme?

• UH’s School of Engineering and Computer Science has over 50 years’ experience of teaching engineering and has established an excellent international reputation
• On-Campus Engineering Workshops for practical and hand-on work
• Project-orientated learning
• Learn to apply computer-aided engineering and industry-standard software
• UH students have previously completed work placement years at companies including Amazon, Bosch, Network Rail, Transport for London, Tesla Motors (UK), Aston Martin, BMW (UK), Mercedes-Benz (UK)
• Access to UH’s StudyNet system, communicate with UH professors directly on portal
• Opportunity to study abroad for one year to develop confidence, experience and practical language skills

Progression Requirements: From IFP to Level 4

Students are expected to demonstrate a satisfactory progress toward completion of their major degree; accordingly, they must satisfy the following requirements in the International Foundation Program (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.

What will I study?

A heavy emphasis is placed on theory and practice, and we have a policy of using industrial standard software wherever possible.

Our students will also benefit from the use of state-of-the-art facilities and fully equipped laboratories and workshops.

Foundation Year

Module

credits Compulsory/optional
Engineering Mathematics 15 credits Compulsory
Engineering Physics 1 15 credits Compulsory
Intensive English for Academic Study 1 / Standard English for Academic study 1 30 credits Compulsory
Engineering Mathematics 2 15 credits Compulsory
Engineering Science 2 15 credits Compulsory
Intensive English for Academic Study 2/ Standard 2 + Project 30 credits Compulsory
Project 15 credits Compulsory
Level Four
Module credits Compulsory/optional
Civil Engineering Materials 1 15 credits Compulsory
Site Surveying and Setting Out 15 credits Compulsory
Principles of Sustainable Design and Construction 15 credits Compulsory
Fluid Mechanics and Hydraulics 15 credits Compulsory
Fundamentals of Civil Engineering Structural Analysis 15 credits Compulsory
Dynamic Earth & Eng.
Geology 
15 credits Compulsory
Engineering Mathematics 15 credits Compulsory
Engineering Application of Mathematics 15 credits Compulsory
Level Five
Module credits Compulsory/optional
Structural Mechanics 15 credits Compulsory
Mathematical Modelling and Simulation 15 credits Compulsory
Soil Mechanics 15 credits Compulsory
Civil Engineering Materials 2 15 credits Compulsory
Civil Engineering Structural Design 15 credits Compulsory
Hydrology and Open Channel Hydraulics 15 credits Compulsory
Surveying and Highway Engineering 15 credits Compulsory
Construction and Building Management 15 credits Compulsory
Level Six
Module credits Compulsory/optional
Geotechnical Design 15 credits Compulsory
Advanced Structural Analysis and Design 15 credits Compulsory
Sustainable Engineering 15 credits Compulsory
Industry Group Design Project 30 credits Compulsory
BEng Individual Project (Civil) 30 credits Compulsory
Highway and Traffic
Engineering
15 credits Optional
Civil Engineering Design 15 credits Optional
Sanitary Engineering 15 credits Optional

What can I work as?

Employment prospects for civil engineers are strong, both in Egypt, the UK and around the world. Our graduates can go on to careers in multinational consultancies, as well as smaller design and project management companies, utility companies and the public sector.

BSc (Hons)
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.

Being able to handle large amounts of data efficiently and quickly has become an important part of computing. Business need to understand trends in data that will allow them to make important and informed decisions, which is where computer scientists come in.

Our Computer Science Degree (Artificial Intelligence) focuses on AI 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.

“Subject to Validation”

Why choose this programme?

• Be part of a highly regarded well-established computer science programme 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 has an excellent research record and strong links with local and international business, in particular with employers
• UH graduates from the School of Computer Science have gone on to work at amazing organisations including Sega Europe, Canon UK, and EE
• Opportunity to study abroad for one year to develop confidence, experience and practical language skills

Progression Requirements: From IFP to Level 4

Students are expected to demonstrate a satisfactory progress toward completion of their major degree; accordingly, they must satisfy the following requirements in the International Foundation Program (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.

What will I study?

Computer Science is both an academic and a practical subject, you will be taught in different ways such as lectures, smaller group tutorials, supervised practicals (labs) and self-study including experiential learning. Assessment is by a mix of in-class tests, exams, and coursework.

GAF has well-equipped laboratory facilities, with PCs and a whole range of industry-standard and educational software from Microsoft, Oracle, Adobe, and others. There are specialist labs for networking, multimedia, devices, robotics, and projects.

Foundation Year
Module credits Compulsory/optional
Mathematics 1 15 credits Compulsory
Physics 1 15 credits Compulsory
Intensive English for Academic Study 1 / Standard English for Academic study 1 30 credits Compulsory
Mathematics 2 15 credits Compulsory
Physics 2 15 credits Compulsory
Intensive English for Academic Study 2/ Standard 2 + Project 30 credits Compulsory
Level Four
Module credits Compulsory/optional
Human Dimensions of Computing 30 credits Compulsory
Programming 30 credits Compulsory
Models and Methods in Computing 30 credits Compulsory
Platforms for Computing 30 credits Compulsory
Level Five
Module credits Compulsory/optional
Contemporary Issues 15 credits Compulsory
Database Concepts 15 credits Compulsory
Computer Science Development Exercise 30 credits Compulsory
Algorithms and Data Structures 15 credits Compulsory
Operating Systems and Networks 15 credits Compulsory
Artificial Intelligence 15 credits Optional
Cognitive and Social Robotics 15 credits Optional
The C Family 15 credits Optional
Level Six
Module credits Compulsory/optional
Project Planning 15 credits Compulsory
Computer Systems Security 15 credits Compulsory
Artificial Intelligence Project 15 credits Compulsory
Machine Learning and Neural Computing 15 credits Compulsory
Computing 30 credits Compulsory
Constructive Artificial
Intelligence
15 credits Compulsory
AI Robotics and Applications 15 credits Compulsory
Mobile Computing 15 credits Optional
Artificial Life 15 credits Optional

What can I work as?

There are careers opportunities in many employment sectors including the IT industry, business, education and government. Graduates can become software developers, programmers, web developers, business analysts, database administrators, project managers and IT consultants.