YIC offers flexible programs structures and pathways that allow diversified specializations responsive to the changing needs of the marketplace. Our programs are well-design to provide a clear education path that will lead to successful completion of degree according to students' preference. The stagged design of our degree programs allows students to plan their study according to their own capability.
Foundation Year Program
Foundation Program is an entry level program that spans for two semesters with the aim to provide an orientation to new students, particularly school leavers, helping them to prepare themselves for college work and to plan for their specializations.
As the medium of instruction at Yanbu Industrial College is English, one of the objectives of this program is to enhance English language proficiency to a level which enables them to undertake undergraduate studies. The program also reviews and reinforces students’ abilities in Mathematics in preparation for technical courses in Engineering Technology.
During the Foundation Year Program, students take compulsory courses for two full semesters.
The following is an outline of the foundation year curriculum for student. Upon successful completion of the Engineering Technology Foundation Year Program, the student becomes eligible to select any one of the available Associate Degree programs and specializations in Chemical, Electrical Power, Electronics and Instrumentation, Mechanical or Geomatics Engineering Technology Departments.
|ENG 001||English I||8|
|GS 011||Academic Study Skills||2|
|PE 001||Physical Education I||1|
|ENG 002||English II||8|
|PE 002||Physical Education II||1|
Upon completing the Foundation Year program, students will advance to the Associate Degree program where they can choose from a range of specialized field according to their interest. The specialization fields offered by YIC includes
|Process Operation and Chemical Analysis Technology||CHET|
|Electrical Power Technology||EPET|
|Instrumentation and Control Technology||EIET|
|Mechanical Maintenance Technology||MET|
The duration for completing associate degree program is 2 years (4 semesters). For more information about the associate degree programs, please visit the respective department page.
Bachelor Degree programs are optional path for students who have completed their associate degree at YIC. They provide opportunity for students to advance their education to a full degree in their area of specialization. YIC offers programs at the bachelor degree level in the following areas
|BS in Chemical Engineering Technology||CHET|
|BS in Electrical Power Engineering Technology||EPET|
|BS in Electronics Engineering Technology||EIET|
|BS in Instrumentation and Control Engineering Technology||EIET|
|BS in Mechanical Engineering Technology||MET|
The duration for completing bachelor degree program is 2 years (4 semesters) after completing associate degree. For more information about the bachelor degree programs, please visit the respective department page.
- Engineering Technology programs – SAR 750/credit hour (SAR 4,500 for minimum of 6 credit hours per semester)
The fee is paid in advance before the commencement of the semester. Students are required to pay the fees in cash and collect the receipt at the following address:
Room Number 219, Finance department
Second floor, Administration building,
Yanbu Industrial College,
PO Box 40436
Yanbu Al-Sinaiyyah, Yanbu, Kingdom of
Entry into YIC program is competitive and the requirements for admission are intended to ensure that students possess sufficient skills to pursue the program and benefit significantly from the total learning experience.
The admission requirements are the same as those of regular programs. Admission for self-sponsor students goes through the similar procedure as those of regular program. However, note that the application opening timeframe for self-sponsored student may not be the same as that of regular students.