BS in Computer Engineering

General

Program Description

Computer engineering is a discipline that integrates several fields of electrical engineering and computer science required to develop computer hardware and software.

Career Opportunities

Jobs directly related to your degree include:

  • Database administrator
  • Games developer
  • Information systems manager
  • IT consultant
  • Multimedia programmer
  • Systems analyst
  • Systems developer
  • Web designer
  • Web developer

Jobs where your degree would be useful include:

  • IT sales professional
  • IT trainer
  • Network engineer
  • Secondary school teacher
  • Technical author

Admissions Criteria

  • American / Canadian Diploma
  • UAE / GCC / Egyptian Secondary School Certificate
  • UAE / GCC / Egyptian Secondary School Certificate
  • British IGCSE / GCE Leaving School Certificate (A School Leaving Certificate must be provided, showing the last grade (year) completed)
  • Iranian Diploma
  • Indian / Pakistani /Bangladesh Higher Secondary School Certificate
  • International Baccalaureate Diploma
  • Syrian Secondary School Certificate
  • SABIS Diploma
  • WAEC / NECO

Mission

The mission of the Computer Engineering program is to produce graduates who have the necessary theoretical background and the technical know-how and skills to create successful innovations and to solve problems in the field and to understand the social and environmental issues that may be involved. Graduates will have a thorough foundation in the basic principles of electrical engineering and information technology and a broad introduction to electronics, the design of digital computer systems, software development, data communications, and networking. Students will be prepared for employment in diverse areas of computer engineering or for further study in a graduate program.

Program Educational Objectives

A few years after earning their degree, our graduates will be:

  • Successful in pursuing careers in the field of Computer Engineering.
  • Effective members or leaders of teams that work together in a multicultural environment.
  • Life-long learners in the field of information technology and engineering.

Student Outcomes

AURAK Computer Engineering graduates should be able to:

  • An ability to apply knowledge of mathematics, science, and engineering
  • An ability to design and conduct experiments, as well as to analyze and interpret data
  • 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
  • An ability to function on multidisciplinary teams
  • An ability to identify, formulate, and solve engineering problems
  • An understanding of professional and ethical responsibility
  • An ability to communicate effectively
  • The broad education necessary to understand the impact of engineering solutions in a global, economic, environmental, and societal context
  • A recognition of the need for, and an ability to engage in life-long learning
  • A knowledge of contemporary issues
  • An ability to use the techniques, skills, and modern engineering tools necessary for engineering practice.
Last updated Feb 2018

About the School

The American University of Ras Al Khaimah (AURAK) is an independent, public, state-owned, non-profit, coeducational institution that offers undergraduate and graduate degrees. AURAK is an institution ... Read More

The American University of Ras Al Khaimah (AURAK) is an independent, public, state-owned, non-profit, coeducational institution that offers undergraduate and graduate degrees. AURAK is an institution of higher education that provides comprehensive academic programs based on the North American model and the cultural characteristics of the Gulf region. Read less
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