Bachelor of Technology (Electronics & Telecommunication)

Telecommunication plays an important role in the world economy and the worldwide telecommunication industry's revenue is expected to touch $2.7 trillion by 2013. Over the past few years information and communications technology has changed in a dramatic manner and as a result of that world telecom industry is going to be a abooming industry. In fact, in the UAE, the telecom market is worth US$ 20 billion with Etisalat being one of the largest telecommunications companies in the world and the leading operator in the Middle East and Africa. Areas in Telecom Following are the major subjects areas in Telecom: • Advanced Digital Communication • Wireless Communication • Optical Communication and Networking • Error Control Coding • Wireless & ATM Network • Satellite Communication • Image & Video Processing • Antenna Theory and Design • Detection & Estimation • Speech & Audio Processing • Real Time Embedded System
Employment Prospects
The telecommunication industry in UAE is estimated to be around $ 1,263.8 million, and one of the most technologically advanced in the world with 3.5G and 3.75G networks already being deployed. In fact, the world over telecom industry is one of the fastest growing industries currently. The scenario is so promising that the communication sector is going to employ more people than electronics, computer science or common basic sciences. In the telecom industry, the demand for professionals is based mostly on technology. The outlook is exciting in sectors that are bringing exciting new technologies to the market –high-speed data services, voice communications over the internet, and wireless networking.
Additional Skills Required
Telecommunication Engineers should be adept in technical writing and project management besides having a sound knowledge of both computer hardware and software. Duration 4 Years Required Credit Hours: minimum hours