What is pharmaceutical and chemical engineering (PCE)?
It is a hybrid integration of Pharmacy and Chemical Engineering so that it provides graduates with the requirements of the pharmaceutical and chemical industries. Furthermore, it is considered a branch of Chemical Engineering in the Jordanian Engineers Association.
What makes PCE program special?
This program enjoys the following attribute:
- It is a hybrid integration of Pharmacy and Chemical Engineering so that it provides graduates with the requirements of the pharmaceutical and chemical industries
- It is the only program in Jordan and the region
- It satisfies the needs of the pharmaceutical industry, which is one of the largest in Jordan, the region, and the world. Moreover, in the vicinity of the university there are numerous pharmaceutical plants where our students can train, and our graduates can find a suitable job opportunity.
- Our students can get in their 4th year further education in one of the partner German universities and training in one of the big German companies.
When PCE program started?
What degrees are offered in PCE program?
BSc in Pharmaceutical and Chemical Engineering, since 2005.
MSc in Pharmaceutical and Chemical Engineering. (expected to start in First Semester 2022/2023 )
What are the fields of the industry can the graduate PCE Engineer work in?
Pharmaceuticals, cosmetics, biochemical, chemicals, refineries, petrochemicals, oil and gas, environmental, water and wastewater treatment, fertilizers, phosphates, potash, food, paints, polymers and plastics, paper, cement
What positions can the graduate PCE Engineer have in the industry?
Operation engineer, manufacturing engineer, process design engineer, total quality management (GMP, validation, quality assurance, quality control)safety engineer, researcher, research and teaching assistant, sales engineer, marketing engineer, project manager, consultant, quality assurance engineer/manager, quality control engineer/manager.
Can the PCE graduate work as pharmacist?
No. However, the PCE graduate can work in drugs and cosmetics manufacturing.