Abu Dhabi University
Abu Dhabi University

Abu Dhabi University

Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering

Electrical engineering is concerned with electrical and electronic devices and systems essential to contemporary life. It is a rapidly advancing field that has a significant impact on shaping modern societies. Electrical Engineering includes electronic and computer systems, control and electrical power and renewable energy systems, telecommunications, and microelectronics. It is concerned with the way electrical energy is produced and used at homes, communities and the industry. Electrical engineers design and build the systems and machines that generate, transmit, measure, control and use electrical energy. They work with various types of equipment ranging from heavy power generators to tiny computer chips, and their work contributes to almost every sector of the society. For example, they may work on the design of telecommunication systems, the operation of electric power stations, the lighting and wiring of buildings, the design of household appliances or the electrical control of industrial machinery or in designing and fabricating integrated circuits. The B.Sc. in Electrical Engineering program at Abu Dhabi University is accredited by the Engineering Accreditation Commission of ABET. The Electrical Engineering program at Abu Dhabi University has been developed according to the standards of international professional bodies such as the Institute of Electrical and Electronic Engineering (IEEE). This ensures that graduates of the program will be uniquely qualified to design, analyze, and test wide-ranging solutions for state-of-the art electrical and electronic systems.
Required Credit Hours: minimum 135 hours


Career Options

Electrical engineers are highly employable and can find work in many industries including electronics, automotive, IT, telecoms, manufacturing, energy, transport, aerospace, utilities and construction.

Graduates of this program have gone on to work in a wide range of companies including the UAE Armed Forces, Drake and Skull International, Schneider Electric and Siemens.