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Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering (ABET Accredited)Back

Program overview and objectives

Delivery type Duration Language Intakes Study location
Day Full-time: 4 years English Fall, Winter, Spring, Summer Available at Abu Dhabi and Al Ain
The continued worldwide growth in all aspects of electrical and electronic technologies means this program opens up a wide array of career possibilities. If you want to develop systems that power our homes and enable us to communicate wherever we are then this program is for you. From smartphones and agile robots, to aircraft control systems and renewable energy provision, the solutions developed by electrical engineers continue to improve and transform our lives.

The program will provide you with a strong technical background in the key subjects of electronics, power engineering, signal processing and mechatronics, in conjunction with engineering management. You will receive a solid foundation in electrical engineering, communications, control systems, robotics and sensor systems through theory and practice.

You will be able to put your theoretical learning into practice through the state-of-the art laboratories including the Electronic Circuits laboratory, Power laboratory, Control laboratory and the Communications laboratory.

Developed according to the standards of international professional bodies such as the Institute of Electrical and Electronic Engineering (IEEE), this program ensures you will be uniquely qualified to design, analyze, and test wide-ranging solutions for state-of-the-art electrical and electronic systems. 

Accreditation 

This program is nationally accredited by the Commission for Academic Accreditation at the UAE’s Ministry of Education - Higher Education Affairs. Additionally, the program is internationally recognized and accredited by the following bodies.

The Western Association of Schools and Colleges (WASC) is one of the most prestigious academic bodies responsible for the accreditation of public & private universities, colleges, secondary & elementary schools in the USA & foreign institutions

  • Career Prospects

    Electrical engineers are highly employable and can find work in many industries including electronics, automotive, IT, telecoms, manufacturing, energy, transport, aerospace, utilities and construction.

    Graduates of this program have gone on to work in a wide range of companies including the UAE Armed Forces, Drake and Skull International, Schneider Electric and Siemens.

  • Entry Requirements

    Abu Dhabi University accepts applications on a rolling basis throughout the year, with intakes in the Fall, Winter, Spring, and Summer semesters. 

    Entry Requirements for Direct Admission


    1. Secondary School Certificate:

    Type of Secondary School Certificate Requirements
    Ministry of Education Schools- General Track
    • Passing math and sciences in grade 12 with a minimum average of 90%
    • Successfully passing ADU’s remedial course in physics 
    • Achieving the minimum average of 90% on completing grade 12
    Ministry of Education Schools- Advanced Track
    • Achieving the minimum average of 80% on completing grade 12 
    Abu Dhabi Education Council Track
    • Successfully passing 3rd level advanced math and advanced physics courses
    • Achieving the minimum average of 80% on completing grade 12 
    Indian Senior Secondary Certificates (CBSE), or State Board Examinations, or Indian School Certificates awarded by ICSE
    • Achieving the minimum average of 50% on completing grade 12
    British System (IGCSE & GCE)
    • Completing a total of 7 subjects from either IGCSE level or AS/A2 levels, in at least 4 of the following fields: Mathematics, Languages, Sciences, Social Studies and Humanities, Art and Design; with a minimum required grade of C for the IGCSE level subjects, D for the AS Levels, and E for A2 subjects.
    • Successfully provide evidence / certificate of completing at least 11 years of schooling.
    Canadian & American High School Diplomas
    • Achieving the minimum average of 80% on completing grade 12 or its equivalent of overall average B grade or 3.0/ 4.0
    International Baccalaureate Diploma
    • Successfully completing 6 subjects, with at least 2 at the higher level (HL) and a minimum total of 24 points.
    2. English Language Proficiency Requirements: for programs taught in English, a minimum score range of 1100 - 1225 on the English language portion of the EmSAT examination, or its equivalent on other national or internationally-recognized tests that are approved by the CAA, such as TOEFL scores of 173 CBT (Computer-Based Test), 61 IBT (Internet-Based Test), 500 PBT (Paper-Based Test), or 5.0 IELTS (taken at Amideast), or their equivalent.

    We also welcome applications from international students with a variety of secondary school certificates, and grades from other educational systems across the world, so long as they are recognized, and meet the conditions stipulated by the UAE’s Ministry of Education- Higher Education Affairs. For more information on the entry requirements for international students, please visit Undergraduate International Admission.

    For the complete list of accepted secondary school certificates download Recognized Secondary School Certificates.

    Applicants with grades and English Language Proficiency Test scores that don’t match the above requirements may be granted exceptions for conditional admission, dependent on their successful completion of required coursework or meeting specified criteria. For further guidance on conditional admission to any of ADU’s undergraduate programs, visit Undergraduate Conditional Admission.

    Undergraduate students may apply for credit transfer for courses taken prior to joining Abu Dhabi University only once, when they first apply for admission. For more information on requirements for credit transfer, visit Undergraduate Transfer Students.

    or call toll free +9712 800 ADYOU (23968)

    or email admissions@adu.ac.ae for Abu Dhabi and Al Ain campuses

    or click here to download ADU’s undergraduate programs catalogue

  • Curriculum

    TOTAL CREDITS: 135 Credit Hours

    Degree Requirements Total Credit Hours: 135
    General Education Requirements 30 credit hours
    College Requirements 36 credit hours
    Major Requirements 51 credit hours
    Major Electives + Open Electives 18 credit hours
    General Education Requirements 30 Credit Hours
    Course Code Course Title Prerequisite(s) Credit Hours
    ARL 100 Communication Skills in Arabic I No Prerequisite 3
    CRT 301 Critical Thinking UNS 102 + ENG 200 2
    ENG 200 English II English Proficiency Specified Score/ENG100(C grade)+ (Co) UNS102 3
    ENG 305 Technical Communications For Engineering & Science ENG 200 3
    INE 300 Fundamentals of Innovation and Entrepreneurship ENG200 + Completion of 60 chrs 3
    ISL 100 Islamic Culture No Prerequisite 3
    MTT 102 Calculus I C grade in MTT 101 or MPT 3
    PSY 201 General Psychology ENG 100 + (Co) UNS 102 3
    SOC 201 UAE and GCC Society ENG 100 + (Co) UNS 102 3
    STT 100 General Statistics No Prerequisite 3
    UNS 102 University Study Skills No Prerequisite 1

     

    Degree Requirements 36 Credit Hours
    Course Code Course Title Prerequisite(s) Credit Hours
    MTT 200 Calculus II MTT 102 3
    MTT 201 Calculus III MTT 200 3
    MTT 204 Introduction to Linear Algebra MTT 200 3
    MTT 205 Differential Equations MTT200 + MTT204 (co-requisite) 3
    PHY 102 Physics and Engineering Applications I MTT 102 3
    PHY 102 L Physics and Engineering Applications I Lab MTT 102 (and PHY 102 co-req.) 1
    PHY 201 Physics and Engineering Applications II PHY 102 3
    PHY 201 L Physics and Engineering Applications II Lab PHY 102  (and PHY 201 co-req.) 1
    CHE 205 General Chemistry I ENG 200 3
    CHE 201 L Chemistry Laboratory ENG 200 (and CHE 205 co-req.) 1
    CEN 200 Introduction to Electrical and Computer Engineering MTT 101 or equivalent 3
    CSC 201 Structured Programming MTT 101 or Higher 3
    GEN 200 Engineering Economy ENG 200 + MTT 102 3
    CIV 402 Engineering Ethics Senior Level 3

     

    Major Requirements 51 Credit Hours
    Course Code Course Title Prerequisite(s) Credit Hours
    CEN 201 Electric Circuits CEN 200 or PHY 201 3
    CEN 304 Electronic Devices and Circuits CEN 201 3
    CEN 305 Microprocessors and Firmware Programming CSC 201 3
    CEN 320 Signals and Systems MTT 205 3
    CSC 305 Data Communications and Networks Junior Level 3
    EEN 210 Digital Circuits CEN 200 3
    EEN 220 Electric Circuits II CEN 201 3
    EEN 360 Electronics Circuits CEN 304 3
    EEN 330 Random Signals and Noise CEN 320 3
    EEN 335 Introduction to Communication Systems CEN 320 3
    EEN 336 Communication Systems EEN 330 , EEN 335 3
    EEN 338 Electromagnetic Fields and Waves MTT 201 (co) , MTT 205 , PHY 201 3
    EEN 340 Energy Conversion EEN 220 , EEN 338 3
    EEN 345 Power Systems EEN 220 3
    EEN 365 Control Systems MTT 204 , CEN 320 3
    EEN 399 Internship 90 Credit Hours 3
    EEN 450A Electrical Engineering Design Project I Senior Level 1
    EEN 450B Electrical Engineering Design Project II EEN 450A 2

     

    Major and Open Electives 18 Credit Hours
    Course Code Course Title Prerequisite(s) Credit Hours
    ME1 Major Elective I - 3
    ME2 Major Elective II - 3
    ME3 Major Elective III - 3
    OE 1 Open Elective I - 3
    OE 2 Open Elective II - 3
    OE 3 Open Elective III - 3

     

    Electrical Engineering Major Electives/Themes*

    Themes options Course Code Course Title Prerequisite(s) Credit Hours
    Communication EEN 430 Radiowave Propagation EEN 338 + EEN 335 3
    EEN 433 Antenna Engineering EEN 338 + EEN 335 3
    EEN 435 Wireless Communication EEN 335 3
    EEN 437 Communication Circuits EEN 336 , EEN 360 3
    CEN 464 Digital Signal Processing CEN 320 3
    Power Systems and Renewable Energy EEN 440 Power Electronics EEN 360 3
    EEN 443 Power Distribution EEN 345 3
    EEN 445 Power System Protection EEN 345 3
    EEN 447 Machine Drives EEN 340 , EEN 440 3
    EEN 449 Renewable Energy EEN 345 3
    Hardware and VLSI Design (Microelectronics) EEN 471 Introduction To Microelectronics CEN 304 3
    EEN 472 Analog And Digital Integrated Circuit Design CEN 304 3
    EEN 473 RF Integrated Circuit Design CEN 304 3
    CEN 468 Computer Organization And Design CSC 304 3
    EEN 481 Biomedical Integrated Circuits Design CEN 304 3

    *To satisfy the requirements of a Theme, students need to take 2 courses from the same theme and an additional course from any theme for a total of 9 credits.

     

    Computer Engineering Minor 18 Credit Hours
    Course Code Course Title Prerequisite(s) Credit Hours
    CEN 200 Introduction to Electrical and Computer Engineering MTT 102 3
    CSC 303 Digital Logic Design MTT 102 + CEN200 3
    CEN 466 Advanced Digital System Design CSC 303 3
    CEN 305 Microprocessors and Firmware Programming CSC 201 3
    CEN 405 Embedded Networks CEN 305 + CSC 305 (Co) 3
    CSC 202 Object Oriented Programming CSC 201 3
    • Electrical Engineering students need to additionally take any CEN4XX course
    • Additional courses may be required as pre-requisites to the Minor courses
    Note: English Proficiency Specified Score: Score of 1250+ & B2 (CEFR) in Writing Component for EmSat or/ 5.5 overall average & 5.5 specific score in Writing Component for IELTS, equivalent in other English Proficiency Test
  • Study Plan

    Study Plan (Fall Start)

    First Year (Freshman)
      Course Code Course Title Credit Hours Prerequisite(s)
    Semester 1 ARL 100 Communication Skills in Arabic I 3 No Prerequisite
    ENG 200 English II 3 *EPSS / ENG100(C grade)+ (Co) UNS102
    STT 100 General Statistics 3 No Prerequisite
    UNS 102 University Study Skills 1 No Prerequisite
    MTT 102 Calculus I 3 C grade in MTT 101 or MPT
    ISL 100 Islamic Culture 3 Nil
    Total Credit Hours 16
    Semester 2 CRT 301 Critical Thinking 3 UNS 102 + ENG 200
    PHY 102 Physics and Engineering Applications I 3 MTT 102
    PHY 102 L Physics and Engineering Applications I Laboratory 1 MTT 102 + PHY 102 (Co)
    MTT 200 Calculus II 3 MTT 102
    SOC 201 UAE and GCC Society 3 ENG 100 + (Co) UNS 102
    CEN 200 Introduction to Electrical and Comp. Eng. 3 MTT 101 or equivalent
    Total Credit Hours 16
    Second Year (Sophomore)
      Course Code Course Title Credit Hours Prerequisite(s)
    Semester 3 CSC 201 Structured Programming 3 MTT 101 or Higher
    EEN 210 Digital Circuits 3 CEN 200
    MTT 201 Calculus III 3 MTT 200
    CHE 205 General Chemistry I 3 ENG 200
    CHE 201 L Chemistry Lab 1 ENG 200 + CHE 205 (co-req.)
    PHY 201 Physics and Engineering Applications II 3 PHY 102
    PHY 201 L Physics and Engineering Applications II Lab 1 PHY 102 + PHY 201 (Co)
    Total Credit Hours 17
    Semester 4 CEN 201 Electric Circuits 3 CEN 200 or PHY 201
    OE 1 Open Elective I 3  
    GEN 200 Engineering Economy 3 ENG 200 + MTT 102
    CRT 301 Critical Thinking 2 UNS 102 + ENG 200
    MTT 204 Introduction to Linear Algebra 3 MTT 200
    MTT 205 Differential Equations 3 MTT200 + MTT204 (co-requisite)
    Total Credit Hours 17

     

    Third Year (Junior)
      Course Code Course Title Credit Hours Prerequisite(s)
    Semester 5 ENG 305 Technical Communication For Engineering & Science 3 ENG 200
    EEN 220 Circuits II 3 CEN 201
    CEN 304 Electronic Devices and Circuits 3 CEN 201
    CEN 320 Signals and Systems 3 MTT 205
    EEN 338 Electromagnetic Fields and Waves 3 MTT 201 (Co), MTT 205, PHY 201
    CEN 305 Microprocessors and Firmware Programm. 3 CSC 201
    Total Credit Hours 18
    Semester 6 EEN 330 Random Signals and Noise 3 CEN 320
    EEN 335 Introduction to Communication Systems 3 CEN 320
    EEN 340 Energy Conversion 3 EEN 220, EEN 338
    EEN 345 Power Systems 3 EEN 220
    EEN 360 Electronics Circuits 3 CEN 304
    INE 300 Introduction to Entrepreneurship and Innovation 3 ENG200 + Completion of 60 chrs
    Total Credit Hours 18
    Summer Semester EEN 399i Internship 3 90 Credit Hours
    Fourth Year (Senior)
      Course Code Course Title Credit Hours Prerequisite(s)
    Semester 7 EEN 336 Communication systems 3 EEN 330, EEN 335
    CSC 305 Data Communications and Networks 3 Junior Level
    ME1 Major Elective I 3 -
    ME2 Major Elective II 3 -
    PSY 201 General Psychology 3 ENG 100 + (Co) UNS 102
    EEN 450A Electrical Engineering Design Project I 1 Senior Level
    Total Credit Hours 16
    Semester 8 EEN 450B Electrical Engineering Design Project II 2 EEN 450A
    CIV 402 Engineering Ethics 3 Senior Level
    ME3 Major Elective III 3 -
    OE2 Open Elective II 3 -
    OE3 Open Elective III 3 -
    Total Credit Hours 14

    *Note: English Proficiency Specified Score: Score of 1250+ & B2 (CEFR) in Writing Component for EmSat or/ 5.5 overall average & 5.5 specific score in Writing Component for IELTS, equivalent in other English Proficiency Test

  • Scholarships

    Scholarships (Abu Dhabi)

    ADU’s Scholarships & Financial Aid Fund offers Bachelor of Architecture students several types of scholarships of up to 45% in tuition fee waivers.  Examples of the potential applicable discounts are provided below.

     

    Program

    Total Credit Hours

    Estimated Total Credit Hours Tuition Fees

    Average Tuition Credit Hour Cost

    After 45% Discount

    After 30% Discount

    After 10% Discount

     

    Bachelor of Science in

    Electrical Engineering

    135

    220,770.00

    1608

    121,423

    154,539

    198,693

    TUITION STRUCTURE

    AED Per Credit Hour for College/Department Requirement

    Engineering

    AED 1,780

    University College

    AED 1,440

     

     

     

     

    For further details, or information on your eligibility for the above, please click here.

    * Terms and conditions apply

    Note: The costs of books and supplies are not included in the tuition fees. Students at Abu Dhabi University are also required to pay certain fees and other costs to attend the University.  Abu Dhabi University reserves the right to change tuition and other fee rates at any time.  A tuition schedule is published prior to registration for each semester.  For more information, please click here to view the University's fee structure.

     

    Scholarships (Al Ain)

    ADU’s Scholarships & Financial Aid Fund offers Bachelor of Architecture students several types of scholarships of up to 45% in tuition fee waivers.  Examples of the potential applicable discounts are provided below.

     

     

    Program

    Total Credit Hours

    Estimated Total Credit Hours Tuition Fees

    Average Tuition Credit Hour Cost

    After 45% Discount

    After 30% Discount

    After 10% Discount

     

     

    Bachelor of Science in

    Electrical Engineering

    135

    176,700

    1314

    97,185

    123,690

    159,030

     

    TUITION STRUCTURE

    AED Per Credit Hour for College/Department Requirement

    College of Engineering

    AED 1,430

    University College

    AED 1,150

     

    For further details, or information on your eligibility for the above, please click here.

    * Terms and conditions apply

    Note: The costs of books and supplies are not included in the tuition fees. Students at Abu Dhabi University are also required to pay certain fees and other costs to attend the University.  Abu Dhabi University reserves the right to change tuition and other fee rates at any time.  A tuition schedule is published prior to registration for each semester.  For more information, please click here to view the University's fee structure.

  • Fees

    UNDERGRADUATE TUITION AND FEE RATES
    Academic Year 2017-2018

    TUITION STRUCTUREAED Per Credit Hour for College/Department Requirement
    Arts & Sciences AED 1,440
    Business AED 1,620
    Engineering AED 1,780
    Other Engineering Programs (BSc in Aviation and BSc in Civil Engineering) AED 1,890
    Law AED 1,440
    University College AED 1,440
    FeesAED
    Admission Application Fee (Non-refundable) AED 300
    Registration Fee (Non-refundable; Paid once upon admission) AED 2,850
    Fall/Spring Winter/Summer
    Late Registration/Payment 500 500
    Student Services 350 175
    Healthcare Services 120 60
    Transportation - Door to Door (Optional) 3,700 1,850
    Transportation - Drop-Off Point (Optional) 2,400 1,200
    Institutional TOEFL+ Writeplacer (Optional) 585
    IELTS Exam (Optional) 945
    Accommodation FeesAED
    Fall/Spring Winter/Summer
    Private 12,500 3,800
    Semi-private 9200 2800
    Double 6700 2000
    Double with Shared-bath 5400 1700

    Note:  Abu Dhabi University reserves the right to make changes affecting tuition and other fees during the fiscal year.



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