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The Royal Commission Yanbu Colleges & Institutes (RCYCI) comprises a group of leading engineering, computer science, and business management male and female campuses in Yanbu, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia. Ever since its inception in 1989, the group continues to attract the brightest and best students and staff. Times change but our desire to inspire you and help you realize your full potential through our associate and bachelor degrees, and vocational training programs remains as potent as always.

Associate Degree in Electronics Technology
BSc Electronics
ASSOCIATE DEGREE IN PROCESS OPERATION AND CHEMICAL ANALYSIS TECHNOLOGY

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RCYCI academic departments are listed by Colleges & Institutes. In addition to this, The list of academic degrees and programs offered by the respective departments are also listed.

The Department of Chemical Engineering Technology offers unique instructional programs at its Associate (Process Operation and Chemical Analysis Technology Program)and Bachelor (Chemical Engineering Technology Program) levels, of extra-ordinary quality, which blends Chemical Engineering and Technology courses dovetailing with the growing needs of the kingdom in Petroleum and Petrochemical industries. The Department also offers tailor-made programs of flexible duration for industries to cater to the needs of industrial employees/ trainees at all levels. It has the vast experience of conducting such special programs for SABIC, PETRO RABIGH and SAFRA companies. Graduates of the CHET Department are well placed in the best of the kingdom’s reputed industries and a good number of them successfully secured admissions to graduate schools and universities abroad. The faculty members of CHET Department take initiative and concerted efforts for intense interaction with the neighboring industrial establishments and other stakeholders.

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The Department of Electrical Power Engineering Technology offers unique accredited programs of excellent quality at Associate and Bachelor level. The Department also offers tailor-made programs of flexible duration in consultation with YTI to cater to the needs of the industry at different levels. It has the vast experience of conducting such special programs as it has done for SABIC, PETRO RABIGH, SEC, MARAFIQ, Arabian Cement company etc.

Graduates of the EPET Department programs are well placed in the kingdom’s reputed industries and a good number of them successfully secured admissions to graduate programs in reputed universities locally and abroad. The two engineering technology programs, namely, Associate of Science in Electrical Power Technology and Bachelor of Science in Electrical Power Engineering Technology, are accredited by the Engineering Technology Accreditation Commission (ETAC) of ABET Inc.

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The department of Geomatics Engineering Technology (GET) is one of the major engineering technology departments in Yanbu Industrial College. GET department was established in 2006 due to high demand from the industries located in Kingdom of Saudi Arabia. The students are not only exposed to the latest engineering technologies, but also get a strong base of knowledge leading them to a bright and sustainable career. Geomatics Technology program is a pioneering academic discipline in the kingdom of Saudi Arabia. GET department is the leader in engineering technology education in Saudi Arabia and stays competitive by its excellent faculty, staff, students, facilities and program.

Geomatics is a growing engineering and information technology field that comprises of the collection, analysis, modeling, mapping, interpretation, distribution, management, and use of geo-spatial data; data identified according to its location relative to Earth surface; data collected using land, marine, airborne and satellite-based sensors through surveys for mapping the Earth surface. In other words, Geomatics is the synergy of multiple disciplines, namely surveying Geographic Information System (GIS), Remote Sensing, Photogrammetry, Cartography, Global Positioning System (GPS) and geodesy. Geomatics technology is fundamental to all disciplines, which use data identified by their locations. The diversity and new technology involved in Geomatics add flavor to the excitement of studying process. Students have the opportunity to pursue a variety of interests within the Geomatics disciplines including working outdoors and indoors.

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The Department of Mechanical Engineering Technology started its Manufacturing Technology program in 1991 and Mechanical Maintenance Technology program in 1994 because of an enormous demand for graduates in these fields from the local industry. In 2005, the Bachelor degree program in Mechanical Engineering Technology was introduced by the MET department that has a long record of academic achievements, manifested by its commitment to excellence in practical teaching and hands on training experiences, meeting the requirements of all the stakeholders of the program. The fundamental objectives of Mechanical Engineering Technology department are to provide appropriate technical training to the students to cover the industrial requirements for competent manpower. The department has a pool of highly specialized team of faculty members and extensive collaboration with many leading universities all around the world.

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The programs offered at the Management Science-Industrial Management Technology department (MS-IMT) involve the application of both practical and conceptual knowledge. In the booming Saudi Arabian economy, organizations are seeking to meet business challenges and their future increasingly depends on the ability of their staff. Gaining management qualification opens doors to new opportunities. Previously two separate divisions, the Department of Management Sciences (MS) and the Industrial Management Technology (IMT) department joined hands to form a Business and Management Science department. The MS-IMT Department offers Associate Degree (AD) as well as Bachelors Degree (BS) programs in diverse fields which open up numerous opportunities for our students. These programs are carefully designed to serve not only the local industry but also the talent requirements of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia as a whole. The MS-IMT department portfolio includes bachelor degree programs in Management Information Systems (MIS), Business Management (BM), Accounting, Industrial Management (IM) and recently introduced Supply Chain Management. The students joining BS in Business Management can major in Human Resource Management, or in Marketing and Supply Chain Management. The department portfolio also includes three Associate Degree programs in Materials Management Technology (MMT), Office Management Technology (OMT) and Accounting & Financial Management Technology (AFMT). The students of these Associate Degree programs have the option to register into BS programs if they choose to further their education. The Associate degree programs of MSIMT Department are accredited with the Accreditation Council for Business Schools and Programs (ACBSP), whereas BS programs are partially accredited.

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The Management Science discipline involves the investigation, development and application of solutions to real managerial and organisational problems, using mathematics, project management, analytical thinking, and information systems design. These solutions involve computerization, information systems and organisational change that are relevant and critical to the operations of any organisation. It requires in-depth knowledge of the industry and operations business areas.

The Department of Management Science offers various undergraduate degree programs which will provide you with the logical, mathematical, project management, analytical thinking, and information systems and technology skills that are highly demanded by the industry. Our graduates have been offered positions in well-established organisations in industry across the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia. They currently hold professional positions in top companies like SABIC, Saudi Airlines, and Royal Commission Medical Center. The Department of Management Science is currently pursuing the ACBSP (Accreditation Council for Business School Programs) accreditation for all of its programs. Besides the common facilities used to offer the programs, the department also has a dedicated room for activities related to the senior year project.

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A degree in Information and Computer Technology (ICT) opens the door to anywhere you want to go. All corporations across the world utilize the skills taught in this department to fill various positions. Our teaching and project work are supported by state-of-the-art computer laboratory facilities which provide students with hands-on practical experience.

The programs at ICT department have the objective to teach both Computer Science and Computer Technology courses. Our associate degree programs prepare students to implement, support and troubleshoot computer systems, information technology and computer network and obtain employment as an IT professional.

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Applied Linguistics is concerned with the systematic study of language structure, the acquisition of first and subsequent languages, the role of language in communication, and the status of language as the product of particular cultures and other social groups. A background in linguistics is essential for language teachers, translators, speech-language pathologists, audiologists, and many other language professionals.

The Department of Applied Linguistics at the YUC Women’s Campus has attracted and retained outstanding faculty who are committed to teaching and mentoring students, and providing the learning environment necessary for students to develop lifelong learning strategies together with the skills they need when they graduate.With the increased awareness of the high academic quality of the program coupled with the diversity of careers it qualifies its students for the number of students majoring in Applied Linguistics is rising dramatically. In the near future, the Applied Linguistics Department plans to introduce a bachelor degree program in translation. In addition, the department also offers English for Specific Purposes, or ESP courses, to freshman, sophomore and junior students majoring in other subjects.

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Interior design combines aesthetics and technology in the total design of interior environments, which includes programming, space planning, finish materials, fabrics, furniture, and lighting. It is an exciting field that requires dedication, hard work and the acquirement of an extensive knowledge base that reaches far beyond basic rearranging of furnishings.

Interior design allows the professional to work with clients to reconfigure space and improve its use as well as select appropriate colours, textures, materials, etc. to create innovative and beautiful environments that take into consideration the health, safety and welfare of the occupants or users of the space.

YUC strives to provide excellence in interior design education in a student-centered environment. The curriculum, innovative graphic technologies, and learning methods contribute to the development of a broad and in-depth knowledge of interior design. The department and faculty are committed to preparing students to practice interior design in the 21st century and to equipping them with the most current knowledge and skills, so that they may take up leadership positions in the future. Our goal at YUC is to inspire students who will go on to shape how interior design will add value in an increasingly complex national and indeed, global, marketplace.

The changing political, economic, and social climate in Saudi Arabia is moving toward providing increased employment opportunities for women. The Interior Design program at YUC provides learning experiences that can enable women to pursue careers in interior design and related areas such as the manufacturing of design-related products. This degree broadens the role of women in the workforce and contributes to the economic development of Saudi Arabia. It offers numerous opportunities and job positions within the field both here in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia and abroad.

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Improving your basic education skills can be the first step toward getting ahead in the job market and life. The Basic Skills Department provides a foundation program to trainees from the industry to equip them with the skills necessary to realize their academic, vocational and personal goals. They improve their literacy abilities and obtain the knowledge and skills necessary for self-sufficiency in their area of education through the skills given by the department. It is mandatory for all company trainees enrolling for a program at YTI to take the courses offered by the department. This enables them to fully understand and comprehend the other advance coursed taught in the different programs.

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The Mechanical Skills department at the Yanbu Technical Institute – YTI provides high quality 2-year training programs for apprentices. The mission of the department is to prepare high school graduates to become technicians by giving them the technical knowledge, skills and attitude to meet the demands of YTI industry clients. The instructors are professionals who have had realworld experience combined with instructor facilitation training. Our team of specialist educators, work closely with industry experts to prepare the curriculum. The programs offered emphasis on the requirement of understanding how to identify a technical problem, determine potential causes, and utilize available resources in narrowing down on a solution. The Mechanical Skills Department is equipped with state-of-the-art labs to provide hands on training in the following areas:

• Mechanical Maintenance
• Industrial Pipefitting
• Plant Operation & Maintenance
• Non-destructive Testing Condition Monitoring (NDT&CM)
• Basic Welding
• Advance Welding
• Heavy Equipment Simulator
• Rigging &Scaffolding
• Car Maintenance
• CNC Operators
• Industrial Pipefitting

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Electrical, Electronics and Instrumentation Skills (EEIS) department at Yanbu Technical Institute offers two full time diploma/certificate programs. One of these is for Industrial Electrical Maintenance Technicians and the other for Industrial Instrumentation Technicians. There are more than eight state-of-the-art labs that cover major areas of electrical power, control system, and instrumentation fields to serve the training programs. Several up-to-date computer labs are also part of the EEIS department. The curricula of the programs are designed to give students a strong hands-on-skill learning opportunity in modern laboratory facilities. EEIS training programs are widely accepted by and applicable in most of the oil and gas, petrochemical, and mining industries.

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The Chemical Engineering Technology (CHET) Department strives to produce technically sound process and lab technicians for local process industries. The department gives the trainees a chance to get practical, in-depth training in the equipments most commonly used in today’s industrial manufacturing and production plants. This helps to ensure that students are prepared for entry-level employment in petroleum refineries, pulp and paper manufacturing plants, food and beverage processing plants, power generation plants, wastewater treatment facilities, and chemical manufacturing plants. The department is well equipped and has the following facilities:

• Pilot plant
• Petroleum refining lab
• Process control lab
• Process equipments lab
• Environmental lab
• Analytical chemistry lab
• Transport processes lab

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The Special Programs Department (SPD) at Yanbu Technical Institute (YTI) offers a range of short training opportunities to local industry and homologous areas, enabling professionals to energize, advance and enrich their careers. At the same time it allows industries to tap into a well-trained and relevant workforce. Professionals can acquire new skills and techniques to start, switch or diversify their careers. These skills can be achieved through a wide range of professional certifications and career development programs that include linguistic arts, administrative, engineering and technical programs. Organizations can keep their workforce up-to-date with the latest trends in their industry, encourage employees to advance their workforce performance, and generate positive synergy within departments by diversifying the skills of their workforce to achieve competent excellence.

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Career Development Program:

This program is helps professionals enhance their career by acquiring skills in the following courses:

1. Business management
2. Project management
3. Finance and Marketing
4. Human Resource
5. Office management
6. Information technology
7. Soft skills

Linguistic Art Program:

This program helps to improve skills in listening, writing, speaking, and reading with a focus on usage of high vocabulary. Employees can acquire pertinent English language skills, essential to express their abilities and creative ideas in this program.

Engineering & Technical Program:

This program helps to improve skills in listening, writing, speaking, and reading with a focus on usage of high vocabulary. Employees can acquire pertinent English language skills, essential to express their abilities and creative ideas in this program.

Continuing Education is a center of learning excellence using a collaborative approach to develop innovative learning opportunities that are relevant to your needs, and facilitating growth and development of individuals, businesses, and the community. The Continuing Education and Community Service Center (CECS) at Yanbu Technical Institute and Yanbu University College – Women’s Campus is highly focused on offering many services to the local community. One of the services offered is the continuing education for non-conventional students. These students are granted a great opportunity to seek training programs that will enhance their career development. The CECS also offers specialized training courses to a wide spectrum of professionals in the local community.

Courses are available in engineering, technical, management, computer sciences as well as languages and personal development.

CECS at Yanbu University College – Women’s Campus offers two types of programs - part time academic degree programs and short- term courses. The academic degree programs are offered to both Saudi and international students who wish to complete a degree in the different specializations offered in the regular academic bachelor degree programs.

The short – term courses are six-week courses offered to students within and outside the local community. The purpose of the courses offered is to help students learn new skills or upgrade previously learned skills like English, other languages, Computer skills etc. The programs enable the participant to prepare for international certified examination like TOEFL or A+ courses, and continue life-long learning.

 

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The General Studies department supports the Technical and Management departments by imparting numerical abilities and knowledge in basic sciences necessary for comprehending courses offered by them. The General Studies department offers several courses under regular as well as special programs in various disciplines such as Mathematics, Statistics, Physics and Islamic Studies.

  • Enhance your abilities in Mathematics in preparation for technical courses in Engineering and Management
  • Preparatory Year programs are tailor made for Engineering and Management streams
  • Emphasis on improving students’ health through team sports, physical activities and personal hygiene
  • Cutting-edge-technology labs meeting industry standards

COURSES OFFERED IN BACHELOR DEGREE PROGRAMS
COURSE TITLE CREDITS
Applied Differential Equations 2
Applied Statistics 2
Calculus-III 2
Engineering Mathematics 2
Business Math-I 3
Business Math-II 3
General Physics-II 3

COURSES OFFERED IN BACHELOR DEGREE PROGRAMS
COURSE TITLE CREDITS
Applied Differential Equations 2
Applied Statistics 2
Calculus-III 2
Engineering Mathematics 2
Business Math-I 3
Business Math-II 3
General Physics-II 3

The RCYCI’s Foundation Program spans two semesters and provides new students with the skills and knowledge they need to pursue their specialization studies. All students entering an RCYCI institution must complete successfully complete the Foundation Program before they are allowed to enter their chosen specialization program.

During the Foundation Program, students take compulsory courses for two full semesters. The following is an outline of the preparatory year curriculum.

FIRST SEMESTER
COURSE TITLE CR*
ENG  001/011 English I 8
MATH  001/011 Mathematics I 4
GS  001 Academic Studies Skills 2
PE  001 PE/Health Studies 1
Total 15

SECOND SEMESTER
COURSE TITLE CR*
ENG 002/012 English I 8
MATH 002/012 Mathematics I 4
PE  002 PE/Health Studies 1
Total 8

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