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Master of Science in Electrical and Computer EngineeringBack

Program overview and objectives


Delivery type Duration Language Intakes Study location(s)
Evening Part-time: 2 ears English Fall, Winter, Spring, Summer Available at Abu Dhabi Dubai campus

This unique program integrates electronics and computer science to produce engineers with state-of-the-art, specialized, technical knowledge and skills ready to serve as experts in their fields. The continued worldwide growth in all aspects of electrical and computer 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 and computer engineers continue to improve and transform our lives.

 

The program will prepare you to tackle complex problems in the areas of microelectronics, communications and networking, power and renewable energy, embedded systems, robotics, the Internet of Things, machine learning, signal processing, and information technology. 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, enabling you to create and innovate today and tomorrow.

 

This program comes at the perfect time to serve the innovation movement in the country and the advancement towards smart cities with smart services in the area of education, health, government, industry, and business.


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

    The acquisition of a master’s degree demonstrates a high level of knowledge in your chosen field. You may use it to enhance your employability, as preparation for further academic research or as a means of professional training

     

  • Entry Requirements for Direct Admission

     

    Candidates applying for the MSECE program are required to have a Bachelor degree in Electrical Engineering, Computer Engineering, or related fields from an accredited university recognized by the UAE Ministry of Higher Education and Scientific Research.

    Admission Requirements

    In addition to satisfying the requirements of Abu Dhabi University Graduate Admission Policy, the following Electrical and Computer Engineering Department conditions apply:

    • Based on the courses the applicant took in his/her undergraduate degree, the program director may require the applicant to take certain undergraduate courses as remedial courses or pass a challenge test in lieu of such courses.


    • Bachelor Degree: in a directly related discipline with a minimum CGPA of 2.50 on a 4.00-point scale, from an accredited university recognized by the UAE’s Ministry of Education- Higher Education Affairs.
    • English Proficiency Tests: with a minimum score range of 1400 - 1525 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 213 CBT (Computer-Based Test), 79 IBT (Internet-Based Test), 550 PBT (Paper-Based Test), or 6.0 IELTS (taken at Amideast).

    We also welcome applications from students with a variety of bachelor degrees from an accredited university recognized by the UAE’s Ministry of Education- Higher Education Affairs, upon their successful completion of any required program foundation courses. These applicants will be granted admission into the program after the successful completion of some business foundation courses. For more information on international students’ admission to any of ADU’s postgraduate programs visit International Postgraduate Students.

    Applicants with CGPA’s and English Proficiency Test scores that don’t match the above requirements may be granted exceptions for conditional admission. For more information on conditional admission to any of ADU’s postgraduate programs visit Conditional Admissions.

    Students who are native speakers of English, and have completed their undergraduate education in an institution where the medium of instruction is English may be exempted from the English Proficiency Tests. For inquiries and more information, visit Postgraduate Admissions.

    Postgraduate transfer 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 Transfer Students.

    For further guidance on requisite pre-core courses, and required admission documents, visit postgraduate admissions

    or call toll free +9712 800 ADYOU (23968)

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

    or admissiondxb@adu.ac.ae for Dubai Knowledge Park campus

    or click here to download ADU’s postgraduate programs catalogue

  • Curriculum

    Project Option Thesis Option
    Program Component Courses Credit Hours Courses Credit Hours
    Program Core 8 24 8 21
    Program Electives 2 6 1 3
    Capstone/Thesis 1 3 1 6
    Total 11 33 10 33

    Core Courses

    Course Code Course Title Prerequisite(s) Credit Hours
    ECE 500 Integrated Circuit Design Graduate Standing 3
    ECE 501 Advanced Embedded System Design Graduate Standing 3
    MEM 501 Project Management Graduate Standing 3
    ECE 510 Advanced Communication Systems Graduate Standing 3
    ECE 512 Smart Grids and Renewable Energy Graduate Standing 3
    ECE 520 Advanced Power System Analysis Graduate Standing 3
    ECE 611 Advanced Mixed-Mode Integrated Circuit Design Graduate Standing 3
    ECE 621 Computer and Machine Vision Graduate Standing 3
    ECE 690 Or ECE 691

    Electrical and Computer Engineering Project

    Thesis in ECE

    Graduate Standing

    3

    6

     

    Elective Courses

    Course Code Course Title Prerequisite(s) Credit Hours
    ECE 630 Advanced Low-Power Integrated Circuit Design Graduate Standing 3
    ECE 632 Computer Based Power System Planning and Design Graduate Standing 3
    ECE 622 Embedded Signal Processing Graduate Standing 3
    ECE 638 Nano-Optical Devices Graduate Standing 3
    ECE 634 Optoelectronic Devices and Circuits Graduate Standing 3
    ECE 635 Special Topics in ECE Graduate Standing 3
    ITE 500 Rich Internet Application Graduate Standing 3
    ITE 510 Advanced Data Communication and Networks Graduate Standing 3
    ITE 520 Mobile Application Development Graduate Standing 3
  • Fees

    POSTGRADUATE TUITION AND FEE RATES
    Academic Year 2017-2018

    TUITION STRUCTUREAED Per Credit Hour for College/Department Requirement
    Arts & Sciences
    Master of Education in Educational Leadership AED 2,840
    Master of Science in Special Education AED 2,840
    Professional Diploma in Teaching (Arabic / English) AED 900
    Business
    Executive Master of Business Administration AED 2,840
    Master of Business Administration with specializations in: Aviation Management, Logistics & Supply Chain Management, Project Management, Finance, Human Resource Management AED 2,840
    Master of Human Resources Management AED 2,840
    Master of Strategic Leadership AED 2,840
    Doctorate of Business Administration AED 4,620
    Engineering
    Master of Engineering in Electrical & Computer Engineering AED 2,835
    Master of Engineering Management AED 2,940
    Master of Project Management AED 2,940
    Master of Science in Civil Engineering AED 2,835
    Master of Science in Electrical & Computer Engineering AED 2,835
    Master of Science in Information Technology AED 2,835
    Master of Science in Mechanical Engineering AED 2,835
    Master of Science in Sustainable Architecture AED 2,835
    Guided Reading Course AED 2,100
    Law
    Master of Public Law AED 2,840
    Master of Private Law AED 2,840
    FeesAED
    Admission Application Fee (Non-refundable) AED 400
    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
    Institutional TOEFL (Optional) 425
    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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