SCHOOL OF SCIENCE AND ENGINEERING (SSE)
Strategically located in Lumut, Belait District (the industrial district of Brunei Darussalam), the School of Science and Engineering (SSE) Politeknik Brunei offers a variety of industry-focused modules in the science and engineering field under 8 distinct programmes: Diploma in Architecture, Diploma in Interior Design, Diploma in Electrical and Electronics Engineering, Diploma in Telecommunications and System Engineering, Diploma in Mechanical Engineering, Diploma in Civil Engineering, Diploma in Petroleum Engineering and Diploma in Science Technology. These programmes are taught by committed, skilful and certified staff in their subject areas to mould students to become future leaders in the field of science and engineering.
1) LEVEL 5 Diploma in Electrical and Electronics Engineering
As the Electrical and Electronics industry continues to grow in Brunei, there is a high demand for graduates to be equipped with the knowledge and skills in electrical and electronics engineering. This course has been designed in collaboration with industry experts, which means students will be able to gain relevant skills and knowledge that meets industry standard and benchmark on par with Institution of Engineering and Technology (IET), UK.
Assistant Project Engineer, Project Coordinator, Chief Technical Assistant
Senior Electrical Technician, Assistant Electrical Design Engineer
Assistant Electrical & Instrument Engineer. Assistant Manager, Electrical Supervisor
Further Studies in Bachelor of Engineering
[Local or international institutions (entry requirements need to be complied]
Electrical & Electronics Engineering
Instrumentation & Control Engineering
Electrical Power Engineering
Electronics & Control Engineering
2) LEVEL 5 Diploma in Civil Engineering
This programme is designed to produce successful graduates with skills and broad knowledge to perform a wider range of roles at Higher Technician level in areas of Civil Engineering. Successful graduates should be able to:
• Communicate effectively in contexts of Civil Engineering or in construction management.
• Perform drafting task associated with Civil Engineering design and construction.
• Utilise computer aided drafting systems and design packages.
• Recognise the interaction between Civil Engineering project and the impacts on physical and social environment.
Chief Technical Assistant
Assistant Project Manager
- Water services
- Drainage and Sewerage
- Asset management
- Technical services
- Building services
- Quantity surveying
- Any related areas of study
Further study opportunities
|Course Title|| Institution|
|Degree in Civil Engineering||Universiti Teknologi Brunei (upon meeting the course requirement)|
|Other relevant courses||At any institution locally or internationally (upon meeting the course requirement)|
3) LEVEL 5 DIPLOMA IN MECHANICAL ENGINEERING
Mechanical Engineering is one of the highly demanded programmes among the industry. It is also a programme based on industrial standards for Level 5 Diploma. Students will undertake practical workshops, experiments, tutorials, assignments, exams and a final year project based on industrial demands.
During the subsequent semesters, students are provided with in-depth knowledge on this programme. This includes, but is not limited to Solid Mechanics, Thermofluids, Engineering Drawing and Material Properties. On top of that, this programme delivers hands-on and laboratory skills such as machining and welding workshops. In the final 6 months of study (on campus), students will be given the choice between Design (Mechanical Engineering Design/Computer Aided Drafting and Design) or Maintenance options (Maintenance Engineering/Air Conditioning Plant). Each module option provides unique perks and a broad spectrum of specialisation.
In terms of career choices, there is a wide range of opportunities for Diploma in Mechanical Engineering as the skills and knowledge taught in this programme are highly demanded by industries. The jobs offered for this programme range from design and manufacture to air conditioning maintenance. With the curriculum provided, the students can further enhance their hands-on and laboratory skills by obtaining advanced certification from NEBOSH and CSWIP among many others.
4) Level 5 Diploma In Telecommunications and Systems Engineering
The Level 5 Diploma in Telecommunications and Systems Engineering at Politeknik Brunei offers a professional diploma programme that help students to demonstrate theoretical and practical knowledge of telecommunications systems associated with voice and data communication systems.
This field is developing rapidly as the technology advances and broadens its scope of applications. Students are able to choose from a variety of areas of telecommunications such as Telecommunications Systems Managers, Line Installers, Computer Software Engineers, Computer Programmers, Software Systems Engineer, Electronic Systems Engineer and much more. Students also have the possibility of progression through further study to pursue their undergraduate course.
5) LEVEL 5 DIPLOMA IN PETROLEUM ENGINEERING
Diploma in Petroleum Engineering is a programme offered by Politeknik Brunei to students seeking a career in the Oil and Gas Industry. The programme has been jointly developed by Politeknik Brunei and subject matter experts from Brunei Shell Petroleum Sdn. Bhd. and other main companies operating in Brunei.
The duration for the programme is three academic years or six semesters which include a 6-month internship in companies within the Oil and Industry.
| Position|| Areas|
Service and Maintenance Specialist
Assistant drilling engineer/driller
Technician / Senior Technical Assistant
Wells Services Supervisor
Wells Training Centre Assistant
- Reservoir engineering
- Production engineering
- Drilling fluid services
- Well cementing services
- Well tubular services
- Wellhead services
- Geo services
- Well completion services
- Sand control services
- Drilling tools services
- Wireline services
- Coiled tubing services
- Well inspection and integrity services
- Any related areas of study
- Well engineering business support
- Logistic coordination
- Operation planning
- Supply chain management
- Planning and design
6) LEVEL 5 DIPLOMA IN SCIENCE TECHNOLOGY (CHEMICAL LABORATORY TECHNOLOGY)
Guided by the counsel and specifications from the key industry people themselves, this programme is customized for students who need the requisite skills and knowledge in Science, specifically in chemical laboratory, which is highly in demand in the industry in Brunei Darussalam. Specialised modules offered include Green Chemistry, Food Chemistry, Medicinal Chemistry and Industrial Chemistry.
This programme is designed with the intention to produce graduates who have the requisite skills and knowledge, capable in carrying out various laboratory analysis and practical works independently as laboratory technichians or laboratory assistants.
7) LEVEL 5 DIPLOMA IN ARCHITECTURE
This programme is designed to produce graduates that can harness their creativity and innovative skills using the best technological tools in building designs. The focus of this programme is not only to develop them as students and critical thinkers, but also to inspire their growth into skilled and intellectual architectural technologists.
Employers included: Architect practices, town planning department, construction companies and institutions.
Career destinations: Architectural draftsman, Architectural designers, ArchitecturalTechnologist, urban designer, research officers and project managers.
Students can further their Undergraduate study in Architecture or relevant courses to University overseas upon meeting the university requirements.
8) LEVEL 5 DIPLOMA IN INTERIOR DESIGN
This programme aims to develop an enhanced and rigorous understanding of concerns which impacts design thinking, realisation and implementation, whilst promoting an ethos associated with fostering individual, personal signatures. It is intended that students in this course will actively pursue a holistic approach that questions the concept of ‘the meaning of Interior Design’ from both a philosophical and practical perspective.
|Private and government industries |
- Interior Design Executive
- Architecture Executive
- Graphic Designer
- Visual Merchandizing Designer
- Landscape Design
- Project Manager Assistant
- Light & Acoustic Design
- Product Designer/ Industrial Designer
- Stage and Exhibition Designer
- Environmental Design
- 3D Visualizer
- Event Management Planner and Design
- Freelance Designer/ Entrepreneur
- Space and Interior Design
- Website design
- Art Advisor
- Home Economist
- Video Editor and Designer
- Wedding planner