BS in Electronics & Communication Engineering


Program Description

Electronic and Communications Engineering deals with the electronic devices, circuits, communication equipment like transmitters, receivers and integrated circuits. It also deals with analog and digital transmission and reception of data, voice and video, microprocessors, satellite communication, microwave engineering, antennae and wave progression.

Career Opportunities

Jobs directly related to your degree include:

  • Antenna Engineer
  • Communications Engineer
  • Consumer Electronics Engineer
  • Electronics circuit design engineer
  • Electronics test and Maintenance Engineer
  • Electronics and communications research engineer
  • Instrumentation Engineer
  • Research engineer
  • RF or Microwave Engineer.
  • Telecommunications Network Engineer
  • Signal Processing Engineer
  • Systems Engineer

Jobs where your degree would be useful include:

  • Academic institutions
  • Aerospace industry
  • Automotive industry
  • Construction industry
  • Consumer goods industry
  • Defense industry
  • Desalination plant
  • Electronics industry
  • Government institutions
  • Marine industry
  • Oil and gas industry
  • Pharmaceuticals industry
  • Power generation industry
  • Railway industry
  • Research and Development
  • Satellite Communication Stations
  • Telecom Industry
  • Utility industry

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


The mission of the Electronics and Communications Engineering program is to provide graduates with a sound understanding of fundamental engineering principles and applications in the field. Graduates will have a comprehensive understanding of subjects like signals and systems, digital logic, circuits and electronics, and the theory and applications of digital communications, particularly networks and wireless communications. Graduates will be prepared for graduate study or employment. They will be able to demonstrate their ability to apply the knowledge and methodologies of electronics and communications engineering essential for a successful career.

Program Educational Objectives

The graduates of ECE program, within a few years, will be:

  • Successful practitioners in the region and worldwide
  • Continuing their professional development throughout their careers.
  • Working productively in teams, and functioning effectively in diverse cultural environments.

Student Outcomes

AURAK Electronics and Communications Engineering graduates should be able to:

  • Apply knowledge of mathematics, science, and engineering
  • Design and conduct experiments, to analyze and interpret data
  • Design a system, component, or process to meet desired needs
  • Function effectively as multi-disciplinary team members
  • Identify, formulate, and solve engineering problems
  • Have an understanding of professional and ethical responsibility
  • Communicate effectively
  • Acquire the broad education necessary to understand the impact of engineering solutions in a global and societal context
  • Recognize the need for, and to engage in life-long learning
  • Acquire knowledge of contemporary issues
  • Use the techniques, skills, and modern engineering tools necessary for engineering
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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