BS in Electronics & Communications Engineering

BS in Electronics & Communications Engineering

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.

Mission

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 (PEOs)

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

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

 

Student Outcomes

AURAK Electronics and Communications Engineering graduates should be able to:

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

 

Enrollment and Graduation Data

  • Spring 2018 Total Number of Electronics & Communications Engineering Students – 69
  • Fall 2017 Total Number of Electronics & Communications Engineering Students – 60
  • Spring 2017 Total Number of Electronics & Communications Engineering Students – 46
  • Fall 2017 Total Number of Electronics & Communications Engineering Graduated Students –  82

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
  • Utilities industry

Admissions Requirements

How to Apply
Please read the following carefully before completing the application form

  1. Applicants must complete the application themselves. All requirements on this application must be filled in. Incomplete applications will not be considered. It is preferable that all items be typed.
  2. Applicants are encouraged to apply early. They should not wait until their final examination results are announced.
  3. Please note that submitting an application, paying the application fee and receiving an ID number does not in any way mean that an applicant is admitted to the university. Admission is offered in writing to qualified applicants only after an official evaluation of their credentials is performed by the Office of Admissions.
  4. The offer of admission is valid only for the academic semester for which the applicant applies. Applicants who wish to defer their admission to the following semester must submit a written request to the Office of Admissions not later than one month before the beginning of the semester. Admission consideration for the following semester will depend on meeting the established requirements and available seats.
  5. In case seats are not available in the semester you selected, AURAK will consider your application for the following semester.
  6. All documents presented to complete an application for admission are the property of the university. Applicants, whether accepted or not, may not claim them back.

Forms and Checklist

High School Requirements
Academic School Academic Program Admission Criteria
School of Arts and
Science
BA in English Language
BA in Mass Communication
UAE Curriculum Advanced (Scientific) 70%
General (Literary) 70%
Non UAE Curriculum The University Recognizes all the other certificates and converts their grades to the equivalent grade.
BS in Biotechnology UAE Curriculum Advanced (Scientific) 70%
General (Literary) 70% Successful completion of the qualifying subjects: Physics, Biology and Chemistry at AURAK.
Non UAE Curriculum The University Recognizes all the other certificates and converts their grades to the equivalent grade.
School of Business (All Business Programs) UAE Curriculum Advanced (Scientific) 70%
General (Literary) 70%
Non UAE Curriculum The University Recognizes all the other certificates and converts their grades to the equivalent grade.
School of Engineering (All Engineering Programs) UAE Curriculum Advanced (Scientific) 70%
General (Literary) 90% Score 90 or above in Math and Science subjects
in school. And pass one qualifying subject at AURAK.
Non UAE Curriculum The University Recognizes all the other certificates and converts their grades to the equivalent grade.

Conditional Admissions:
AURAK offers conditional admissions to students who are slight below the minimum admission criteria and specific curriculum’s.

 

English Proficiency Requirements
Name of Exam Score
IELTS 5.0 Band
TOEFL – Paper based 500
TOEFL – Internet Based 61
Cambridge English Test – Advanced 41
Pearson’s Test of English – Academic 36-41
City & Guilds TESOL B1
Admissions Procedure
Tuition and Fees

Academic Year 2018 – 2019

 

Undergraduate Program Amount (AED) Due by:
Application 500 Application submission, non-refundable
Admission 500 Issuance of Admission Letter; and Non-refundable
Tuition (12-16 credits) 24,150 Per Semester, payable by first day of class or make arrangement with Finance department
Tuition- Part time 1,575 Per credit hour, payable by first day of class or make arrangement with Finance department
New Program – Undergraduate Amount (AED)  Due by:
Electrical Engineering (12-16 Credits) 24,150 Per Semester, payable by first day of class or make arrangement with Finance department
Electrical Engineering – Part time 1,470 Per credit hour, payable by first day of class or make arrangement with Finance department
Architecture Engineering (12- 16 Credits) 25,200 Per Semester, payable by first day of class or make arrangement with
Finance department
Architecture Engineering – Part time 1,575 Per credit hour, payable by first day of class or make arrangement with Finance department
Petroleum Engineering (12-16 credits) 30,975 Per Semester, payable by first day of class or make arrangement with Finance department
Petroleum Engineering- part time 1,890 Per credit hour, payable by first day of class or make arrangement with Finance department
Chemical Engineering (12-16 Credits) 30,975 Per Semester, payable by first day of class or make arrangement with Finance department
Chemical Engineering 1,890 Per credit hour, payable by first day of class or make arrangement with Finance department
Graduate Program Amount (AED) Due by:
Application 750 Application submission, non-refundable
Admission 2,000 Issuance of Admission Letter; and Non-refundable
Tuition- MBA 2,520 Per credit, payable by first day of class
Tuition- EMBA 3,150 Per credit, payable by first day of class
Tuition- MEEL 2,100 Per credit, payable by first day of class
Tuition- MS Engr. PM 2,730 Per credit, payable by first day of class
Summer Session – Other Fees Amount (AED) Due by:
Technology / Activity Services 400 Per summer session, non-refundable
Lab 400 Per summer session, per lab & non-refundable
Student Visa Fees Amount (AED) Due by:
Visa 2,000 100% due at time of admission payment, non-refundable (Including Emirates ID)
Visa change of status 900 100% due at time of admission payment, or when applicable, non-refundable
Visa Security Deposit 2,000 100% due at time of admission  payment, One time, refundable after the visa cancellation
Others Amount (AED) Due by:
Technology / Activity / Gym Services 750 Per semester, non-refundable
Lab 750 Per semester, per lab & non-refundable
Security deposit 1,500 One time, refundable if no s/ damage charges due
Graduation 1,500 One time, non-refundable
Late Payment 300 Per Month after due date
Late Registration 1,000 Per semester, non-refundable
Check Returned 500 Penalty for every check returned
Transcript- Official 100 Per Transcript
Transcript- True 50 Per Transcript
*Transportation 3,500 Per Semester for Ras AI Khaimah
*Transportation 5,500 Per Semester for Dubai, Sharjah, Ajman,Um AI Quwain, Fujairah
*Transportation 6,000 Per Semester for Abu Dhabi (Only on weekends)
ID Card 100 For Replacement
Official Letter 50 Per Letter
Gymnasium 500 Per month, for Non-AURAK students
Library Books overdue fines 10 Per day per item for Circulating & Reserve materials
Library Books Lost I Damaged Actual Cost Circulating books, Audio-Visual items, Reference Material
Health Insurance 710
Mandatory (non-refundable) To opt out students must produce evidence of viable current health insurance

* For transportation- Minimum 5 students must registered for each zone to provide  service
* AURAK reserves the right to make changes in tuition, fees, and other charges at any time such changes are deemed necessary.

Transfer Students
Undergraduate Transfer Students

Prospective students who have attended other accredited colleges and universities may apply to AURAK as transfer students as long as they fulfill the following criteria:

  • Minimum CGPA is 2.0 or higher. If CGPA is below 2.0 but above 1.8, student may be considered for a different program.
  • Student is in good standing at their previous institution.
  • The academic program is accredited and the institution is licensed by the UAE Ministry of Higher Education (or its equivalent for international students).
  • The student submits a detailed course syllabus for each of the courses taken.

Other Undergraduate Transfer Requirements

  • The Office of Student Services and Enrollment Management, in consultation with the respective program chairs, determines whether a course completed at another institution is equivalent to a course offered in the particular program for which the student is seeking credit transfer.
  • The total number of credits transferred to AURAK shall not exceed 50% of the program requirement.
  • The transferred course must offer the same number of credits as the AURAK course to be considered for equivalency and be offered at the same level (upper or lower).
  • Transferred credits and grades will not be used in calculating the cumulative grade point average (CGPA).
  • Only courses graded as “C “or above are considered for transfer credit.

 

Graduate Transfer Students

A maximum of six graduate credits from a graduate school at an accredited college/university may be transferred to a program of study at AURAK, subject to program-specific rules and regulations.

  • Credits for transfer must be approved by the Dean of the School of Graduate Studies and Research in consultation with the Coordinator of the appropriate graduate degree program according to the guidelines of graduate studies.
  • These credits must have been earned not more than five years prior to the transfer, and the student must have earned a grade of B or higher for any graduate-level course that is requested to be transferred.
  • Likewise, these credits may not have been used to satisfy requirements for another earned degree. Transfer credit will not be accepted for research or thesis/dissertation work.
  • Likewise, these credits may not have been used to satisfy requirements for another earned degree. Transfer credit will not be accepted for research or thesis work.
  • Grades earned in transferred courses do not count in the student’s cumulative GPA (CGPA), though transferred credits count toward the cumulative earned hours and may apply towards meeting graduation requirements.
  • Applicants must request that credit transfers be reviewed at the time of application.
Payment Mode
Option A: CASH (OR) CREDIT CARD
The fees can be paid in person in cash or through credit card (Visa & Master card) at the American University of Ras Al Khaimah between 8.30 am to 4.30 pm in the Accounts Office.

Option B: CHECK
Persons with UAE bank accounts may write a check made payable to American University of Ras Al Khaimah. The check can be sent to the address below or taken to the Accounts Office on the AURAK Campus.

Accounts Department
American University of Ras Al Khaimah Ras Al Khaimah Campus
P O Box 10021
Ras Al Khaimah
United Arab Emirates

Option C: BANK TRANSFER

Beneficiary : American University of Ras Al Khaimah
Account Number : 0002-257074-001
Swift Code : NRAKAEAK
IBAN Number : AE700400000002257074001
Bank Address : RAK Bank
Nakheel Branch, Ras Al Khaimah, UAE
Note: For USD transfers ONLY use the following additional information
Correspondence Bank : Standard Chartered Bank, New York, USA
New York
Swift Code : SCBLUS33XXX
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