B.Sc. in Electrical Engineering/ Communication


The mission of the Communication Engineering program is to provide high quality communication engineering education to its students. It places special emphasis on developing the technical as well as generic skills of its students so that they are well qualified for immediate employment in their area of specialization and can contribute effectively to the advancement of the community. It also aims to prepare its students for graduate study in communication engineering.

Goals / Program Educational Objectives

The EE Program Goals, also referred to as Program Educational Objectives (PEOs), are stated below.

Graduates of EE program shall be:

  1. Contributing as productive individuals, team members, and leaders in electrical engineering profession.
  2. Updating and adapting their knowledge and abilities in their major field and associated disciplines.
  3. Engaging with the community at all levels in an ethical and professional manner.
  4. Pursuing graduate studies in electrical engineering and related fields both inside and outside the United Arab Emirates.

Program/Student Outcomes:

A.  An ability to apply knowledge of mathematics, science, and engineering
B.  An ability to design and conduct experiments, as well as to analyze and interpret data
C.  An ability to design a system, component, or process to meet desired needs within realistic constraints such as economic, environmental, social, political, ethical, health and safety, manufacturability, and sustainability.
D.  An ability to function on multidisciplinary teams
E.  An ability to identify, formulate, and solve engineering problems
F.  An understanding of professional and ethical responsibility
G. An ability to communicate effectively
H. The broad education necessary to understand the impact of engineering solution in a global, economic, environmental, and societal context
I.  A recognition of the need for, and an ability to engage in life-long learning
J.  A knowledge of contemporary issues
K.  An ability to use the techniques, skills, and modern engineering tools necessary for engineering practice
L.  An ability to demonstrate broad knowledge in the field of electrical engineering and specialized knowledge in chosen concentration.

Career Opportunities

Graduates of the communication engineering specialization can pursue careers in a wide range of areas, such as:
- local or international telecommunication companies to work as design, maintenance or marketing engineers
- digital data communication industry including computer networks
- mobile telephone industry
- television and radio stations

Graduation Requirements

The Bachelor of Science Degree is awarded upon the fulfillment of the following:

1. Successful completion of all courses in the program curriculum (138 credit hours)
2. Successful completion of two weeks of internal training and 12 weeks of external training in engineering companies (4 credit hours)
3. The cumulative grade points average CGPA is at least 2.0

Admission Requirements

Admission to the communication engineering program requires a UAE secondary school certificate (science major) or its equivalent with a minimum grade of 70 percent. For further information please refer to the university admission policy. For more details please visit undergraduate admissions

Course Description

  1. Engineering Maths 1 (217101)
  2. Engineering Maths 2 (217102)
  3. Engineering Maths 3 (217203)
  4. Engineering Maths 4 (217204)
  5. Engineering Physics 1 (217121)
  6. Engineering Physics 2 (217122)
  7. Chemistry for Engineers (217141)
  8. Report Writing and Presentation (217321)
  9. Statistics (103110)
  10. Communication Skills in Arabic Language (102140)
  11. Islamic Studies (102110)
  12. Environmental Science (103120)
  13. Computer Applications (104110)
  14. Introduction to Engineering (217150)
  15. Computer Programming (213140)
  16. Logic Design (213235)
  17. Circuit Analysis 1 (215211)
  18. Engineering Analysis (213250)
  19. Signals and Systems (212221)
  20. Circuit Analyss 2 (215212)
  21. Electronic Devices 1 (211251)
  22. Principles of Communication (212315)
  23. Random Signals (217306)
  24. Electromagnetic Fields (212385)
  25. Electronic Devices 2 (211352)
  26. Microprocessors (213333)
  27. Electrical Machines (215335)
  28. Instrumentation and Measurements (214322)
  29. Control Systems (214352)
  30. Design with ICs (211367)
  31. Digital Communication (212424)
  32. Digital Signal Processing (212434)
  33. Engineering Management (216401)
  34. Microwave Engineering (212466)
  35. Financial Management (216402)
  36. Graduation Project 1 (212491)
  37. Graduation Project 2 (212493)
  38. Engineering Training (210400)
  39. Technical Electives:
  40. Digital System Design (211410)
  41. Communication Electronics (211433)
  42. Optoelectronics (211444)
  43. Radar Systems (212445)
  44. Telecommunication Systems (212461)
  45. Selected Topics in Communication (212490)
  46. Directed Study in Communication (212495)
  47. Wireless Communications (212467)
  48. Communication and Switching Networks (212456)
  49. Fuzzy Logic and Neural Networks (214451)