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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, Al Ain and Dubai campus; Al Dhafra Region and Abu Dhabi Downtown (Subject to CAA approval)
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. 
  • 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. The Admissions, Enrollment & International Relations Department will provide the date, time, and place of the required entrance examination if any. 

    The following documents are required for admission: 
    • Completed online application form. 
    • A certified copy of official general secondary or high school certificate or its equivalent. 
    • The Original Equivalency letter issued by Ministry of Education in the UAE (applicable to international certificates). 
    • A recent passport sized photographs. 
    • A copy of a valid passport (and residence visa, if resident in the UAE). 
    • A copy of UAE National ID Card (if resident in the UAE). 
    • The official score report either: Academic IELTS(5.0), iBT TOEFL(61) or ITP 500 (taken at KG or Amideast Institute only). 
    • The official transcripts and course syllabi from other universities for credit transfer. 
    • Proof of eleven years of schooling required for students applying with IGCSE/GCSE subjects. 
    • Non-refundable application fee (online payment).
    Once an application and the required documents are submitted, you will receive a response no later than one week from the date the application was received.

    Direct Admission into the College of Arts & Sciences: 

    Applicants with a minimum average of 70% or its equivalent in the UAE National Secondary School Certificate can be directly admitted to the programs offered by the College, except for Natural and Applied Sciences programs where the following conditions apply: 
    • A minimum average of 75% or its equivalent in the UAE National Secondary School Certificate and above to be directly admitted to the program. 
    • Only students from the Scientific or Industrial/Technical/Vocational tracks or equivalent could be admitted. 
    • Students must take the Math Placement Test administered by the University College. Based on the result, the student will either be placed in the MTG 100 course or the MTT 101 course.
    Conditional Admission to the College :

    Applicants whose UAE National Secondary School Certificate average is between 65% and 69.9 %, or its equivalent, will be granted Admission into University College. These students have to meet the following conditions to be eligible to formally join the College of Arts & Sciences and confirm their major: 
    • Completion of a minimum of 24 credit hours of General Education Requirements, including transferred credits, with a minimum CGPA of 2.0.  
    • Completion of the following courses as part of the 24 credit hours required: UNS 102, ITE 100, ENG 200, STT 100 (for the BS Environmental Science). 
    Abu Dhabi University could conditionally admit students whose UAE National Secondary School Certificate average is between 50 - 64.9% (with a diploma: a CGPA of at least 2 and a score of C in English, IT and Mathematics) or students who score between 60 – 64.9% (without a diploma) upon the College Dean’s recommendations. 

    These students have to meet the following conditions to be eligible to formally join the College and confirm their major: 

    • Completion of a minimum of 24 credit hours of General Education Requirements, including transferred credits, with a minimum CGPA of 2.0. 
    • Completion of the following courses as part of the 24 credit hours required:  UNS 102, ITE 100, ENG 200, STT 100 (for the BS Environmental Science). 
  • 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 100 English I TOEFL 500 3
    ENG 200 English II C grade in ENG 100 + UNS 102 3
    ENG 305 Technical Communications For Engineering & Science ENG 200 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 + UNS 102 3
    SOC 201 UAE and GCC Society ENG 100 + 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
    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
    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
    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

     

  • Fees and Scholarships

    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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