General information of the Program

  • Teaching Language: English
  • Credit Hours: 167
  • Duration of Study: 5 years

Program Description

This program focuses on both the theoretical and practical aspects of telecommunication engineering. Totaling 167 credit hours, we offer an engineering program that provides skills in the fundamental concepts of electrical engineering, mathematics, physical sciences, in addition to analog and digital communications. Specialized and advanced topics in telecommunications are also offered such as wireless communications, satellite communications, Microwave, antennas, data communication, computer networks, digital signal programming, etc.The program offers an Engineering degree equipped with the practical experiences necessary for success in the telecommunications industry, government service, or graduate schools.


Students are awarded a Bachelor Degree in Telecommunication Engineering upon completion of the following courses:

A. University Requirements (27 credit hours)

B. Faculty Requirements (27 credit hours)


*Can be combined


Department of Telecommunications Engineering Requirements (113 credit hours):

A. Department Compulsory courses (104 credit hours)

B. Department elective courses (9 credit hours)

  • Department Compulsory courses (104 credit hours):

Course Code Course Title Course Description
ELE 205 Communication skills
CME 216 Engineering Analysis Methods
MATH 241 Linear Algebra
EPE 220 Electric Circuits 1
EPE 222 Electric Circuits 2
EPE 223 Electric Circuits Lab.
CPE 230 Digital Logic
CPE 231 Digital Logic Lab.
ELE 250 Electronics 1
ELE 251 Electronics Lab. 1
CPE 310 Engineering Numerical Analysis
CME 312 Signals and Systems Analysis of continuous and discrete time signals and systems, continuous and discrete time convolution, continuous and discrete LTI systems, impulse and step responses, Fourier analysis for continuous-time signals, properties and applications of Fourier Transform, Sampling theorem and z-Transform
CME 314 Probability and Random Processes in Engineering Probability, random variables, probability distribution and density functions, multiple random variables, random processes, spectral properties of random processes and response of linear systems to random input, engineering applications.
EPE 320 Automatic Control Systems
CME 342 Engineering Electromagnetics Coordinate systems and transformation, review of vector calculus, electrostatic fields: Coulomb's law, Gauss's law, electric dipole, properties of materials, electric boundary conditions, Poisson's and Laplace's equations, resistance and capacitance, the method of images, magnetostatic fields: Biot-Savart's law, Ampere's circuit law, magnetic force and torque, magnetic boundary conditions, inductance.
CPE 344 Microprocessor and microcontroller Systems Design
CPE 345 Microprocessor and Microcontroller Systems Laboratory
ELE 350A Electronics 2
ELE 351 Electronics Lab. 2
IE 432 Engineering Economy
CME 442 Electromagnetic Fields and Waves Faraday’s law and electromagnetic induction, Maxwell’s equations, plane waves in lossless and lossy media, normal and oblique incidence, transmission lines, rectangular and circular waveguides, cavity resonators
CME 446 Microwave Systems Scattering parameter theory and microwave measurements, planar circuit technology: microstrip, stripline, coplanar waveguide, and finline. Microwave devices and components: resonators, filters, power dividers, couplers, amplifiers and oscillators.
CME 450 Analog Communications Orthogonal signal representation, review of Fourier analysis, band pass signals and systems, Hilbert transform, amplitude modulation and demodulation, frequency and phase modulation and demodulation, SNR in AM/FM reception, pre-emphasis / de-emphasis
CME 451 Analog Communications Lab. Signal source, tuned circuits, AM modulation and demodulation, AM (double side band, single side band, coherent detection, non-coherent detection), automatic gain control, super-heterodyne receiver, single side band transmission and detection, FM modulation and demodulation
CME 452 Digital Communications Introduction, pulse code modulation, transmission of binary waveforms in AWGN environment, performance analysis and error probability, band pass modulation binary and multilevel (ASK, PSK and FSK), channel coding
CME 453 Digital Communications Lab. Sampling technique, time division multiplexing, pulse time and pulse code modulation and demodulation, delta and sigma delta modulation and demodulation, ASK, FSK, PSK and carrier generation, QPSK, coded transmission and reception
CME 454 Digital Signal Processing Properties of discrete-time signal processing systems; frequency analysis, sampling of continuous time signals, Discrete-time Fourier Transform and Fast Fourier Transform , Z-Transform and its applications, Correlation Functions, Convolution integral and its application, implementation of discrete time systems, design of digital filters.
CME 455 Digital Signal Processing Lab. Implementation of DSP concepts using tiger 40 DSP card, these concepts include: discrete time convolution, convolution with DFT (linear, circular), inverse DFT, computation of DFT using FFT algorithms, inverse FFT, design of digital filters (infinite impulse response, finite impulse response).
CME 460 Fiber Optics Communications Optical fiber communications fundamentals, ray optics, step and graded index fibers, multimode and single mode fibers, fabrication of fibers, transmission characteristics of fibers (attenuation, dispersion, and polarization), light sources including LEDs and Lasers, intensity modulation: coherent and non-coherent detection, heterodyne and homodyne receivers, transmission via optical fibers with budget calculation, optical components and technology, optical fiber multiplexing.
CME 461 Fiber Optics Communications Lab. Measurements of numerical aperture (NA), attenuation, dispersion, and insertion loss due to connectors. Demonstration on fiber polishing and cutting. Analog and digital transmission system measurements including bit error rate (BER) measurements.
CME 462 Data Communications Network Basic concepts, protocol architecture, OSI model, TCP/IP protocol architecture, Data transmission, transmission media, signal encoding techniques, asynchronous and synchronous transmission, interfaces, error detection/correction, line configuration, network topologies and categories, flow and error control, HDLC, ISDN , circuit switching and packet switching, multiplexing: X.25, frame relay, ATM, and SONET/SDH.
CME 498 Graduation Project 1 Students prepare themselves to write technical report in a certain project. In this preliminary project, students learn some desired skills like literature survey, writing skills, etc.
CME 500 Field Training A training period is to be spent in the industry (inside or outside Jordan) under the follow up of an academic member from the department, a periodical as well as a final reports and an oral examination are required.
CME 548 Antennas and Wave Propagation Radio-frequency spectrum and its uses in communications, types of antennas, fundamental parameters of antennas, Friis transmission formula and radar equation, radiation integrals and potential functions, wire antennas (dipole, monopole, loop, helical), antenna arrays, overview of horn and dish antennas, overview of microstrip antennas, simulation tools for antennas, propagation using the ionosphere, propagation using troposheric scattering,
CME 549 Antennas and Microwaves Lab. Basic and directive antennas, radiated horn and dish antenna measurements, measurements of microwave power, voltage standing wave ratio and impedance, waveguide attenuators, microwave tuners, directional couplers, series and shunt tees, microwave detectors and mixers, circularly polarized antennas, microstrip patch antenna measurements.
CME 562 Computer Networks
CME 568 Mobile Communication Systems Mobile communication systems and standards, mobile radio propagation, cellular concept (frequency reuse and handoff), co-channel interference, mobile system capacity and grade of service (GoS), large scale path loss and small scale multipath fading, Doppler spread, delay spread and coherence bandwidth, coverage techniques, modulation techniques for mobile radio, access techniques spread spectrum and diversity
CME 570 Wireless Communication Networks Wireless communication and networking fundamentals, link layer, network layer and transport layer protocols for wireless and mobile networking, medium access control, transmission scheduling, power control, protocols for multi-hop networks, wireless LANs, Mobile Ad hoc networks, wireless sensor networks, cognitive radio networks, WiMAX-based networks, personal area networks, localization/location management, wireless security.
ELE 575 Electronic Communications
CME 576 Advanced Communication Systems
CME 598 Graduation Project 2 Theoretical investigation or practical implementation of a selected project, under the supervision of an academic member of the faculty, may be a continuation of CME 498. A final report, as well as an oral examination, is required.

*Can be combined

  • Department elective courses (9 credit hours) from the following courses:
Course Code Course Title Course Description
EPE 354 Electric Machines
ELE 440 Optoelectronics
ELE 450 Digital Electronics
ELE 452 Integrated Circuits
CPE 542 Principles of Embedded Systems
CME 552 Advanced Digital Communications Channel coding, modulation and coding trade-off, synchronization techniques in digital communication systems; spread spectrum techniques, orthogonal frequency division multiplexing (OFDM).
CME 556 Transmission in Communication Systems Introduction, guided transmission media, twisted pair, coaxial cable, optical fibers, digital multiplexing, unguided transmission media, low frequency (LF), high frequency (HF), very high frequency (VHF), and ultra high frequency (UHF) radio propagation, digital audio and video broadcasting, microwave and satellite transmission
CME 558 Information Theory The course introduces the quantitative theory of information and its applications to reliable, efficient communication systems. Topics include: mathematical definition and properties of information, elements of probability theory, entropy and mutual information, coding and data compression, stochastic processes, channel capacity, universal coding, rate distortion theory, eigenvalue methods for data compression.
CPE 562 Computer Networks
CPE 564 Computer Networks Protocols
CME 578 Radar Systems The nature of radar equation, CW and frequency, Modulated radar, MTI and pulse Doppler radar, tracking radar, radar transmitters and receivers, radar antennas, detection of radar signals.
CME 596 Selected Topics in Communications Engineering A selected topic approved by the department

Meaning of the second digit in course numbers in the study plan of the Department of Telecommunications Engineering

(0) Field training
(1) Engineering analysis methods, signals and systems, probability and random processes
(4) Electromagnetics, microwave systems, antennas and wave propagation
(5) Signal processing, communication systems, analog and digital communications, information theory, transmission in communication systems
(6) Optical fiber communication systems, mobile communication systems, data transmission
(7) Wireless communications networks, advanced communications systems and radar systems
(9) Graduation projects 1 and 2, selected topics
Program taught in:

See 8 more programs offered by Yarmouk University »

This course is Campus based
Start Date
Sep 2019
5 years
By locations
By date
Start Date
Sep 2019
End Date
Application deadline

Sep 2019

Application deadline
End Date