Electrical Engineering Technology: Bachelor

Program Mission

The Electrical Engineering Technology program produces highly qualified Electrical Engineers and technicians with state of the art knowledge, technical and leadership skills. The program prepares its graduates to embrace innovation and discovery, strive for lifelong learning, and constantly seek professional development to best serve the Electrical Engineering profession and society.

Program Description

The Bachelor of Electrical Engineering Technology program provides an excellent broad education to cater for the global UAE industry. The program graduates are trained to support power generation, transmission, distribution, and control of electric energy systems and related equipment. HCT Electrical engineers are trained to use state of the art software and hardware to rapidly prototype and test potential product design. They gain experience in circuits, semiconductor devices, digital systems, programming, micro-controllers, power systems, industrial instrumentation, and system control. The Bachelor of Electrical Engineering Technology curriculum produces high-quality engineers known for productivity, timeliness, dedication, and competence in the workplace. Graduates have the ability to work logically, accurately and efficiently; to gather and use information effectively; and to continue enhancing their careers through lifelong learning. The program stresses the effective use of technology, information resources and engineering tools.
The program instills leadership qualities based on moral and ethical principles coupled with sound and rational judgment. 

Students are eligible for a one year Work Experiential Learning experience during their study.

Program Goals

The Program Educational Objectives of the Bachelor of Electrical Engineering Technology program are to:

  1. Provide electrical engineering technology professionals with the technical knowledge and skills required by the industry to develop, design, and maintain electrical systems to the highest level of industry standards.
  2. Prepare graduates for a successful career as effective decision makers with strong communication and teamwork skills and an understanding of global, ethical and social implications of the industry and electrical engineering technology profession.
  3. Provide graduates with strong commitment to lifelong learning, continuing education, and professional growth.
  4. Provide graduates with leadership qualities and commitment to contribute actively to achieving the Abu Dhabi Vision 2030.

Program Learning Outcomes

Upon graduation, a HCT graduate in Bachelor of Electrical Engineering Technology should demonstrate an ability to:

  1. Apply knowledge, techniques, skills and modern tools of mathematics, science, engineering, and technology to solve broadly-defined engineering problems appropriate to the Electrical Engineering Technology.

  2. Design systems, components, or processes meeting specified needs for broadly-defined engineering problems appropriate to the Electrical Engineering Technology.

  3. Apply written, oral, and graphical communication in broadly defined technical and non-technical environments; and an ability to identify and use appropriate technical literature;

  4. Conduct standard tests, measurements, and experiments and to analyze and interpret the results to improve processes;

  5. Function effectively as a member as well as a leader on technical teams.

  6. Develop and evaluate a business plan to transform an engineering design (systems, products ,services and solutions) into a business opportunity utilizing entrepreneurial skills and knowledge.

Completion Requirements

Bachelor of Electrical Engineering Technology

Students must successfully complete a minimum of 138 credits, including:

Program Core Courses87
Program Elective Courses6
Mathematics and Science Courses12
General Studies course33
Total Credit Hours138
Electrical Engineering Core Courses
Required Credits: 87
EGN 1001Engineering Workshop1
EGN 1133Design Thinking in Technology3
EGN 2712Applied Programing for Engineers2
EGN 2806Work Placement I6
EGN 3012Project Management2
EGN 3212Economics for Engineering2
EGN 3812Work Placement12
ELE 2114Electrical Circuits4
ELE 2181Circuit Lab1
ELE 2213Digital Circuits3
ELE 2303Power Generation and Transmission3
ELE 2314Principles of Machines and Power4
ELE 2403Electronics I3
ELE 2573Electric Circuit Design and PCB Manufacturing3
ELE 2603Instrumentation and Control3
ELE 2613Industrial Automation3
ELE 2903Sophomore Design Project3
ELE 3203Communication Systems3
ELE 3323Electrical Machines3
ELE 3413Electronics II3
ELE 3613Signals and Systems3
ELE 3614Microcontroller Systems4
ELE 4343Advanced Power Systems3
ELE 4623Control Systems3
ELE 4653Digital Signal Processing3
ELE 4902Capstone Design Project I2
ELE 4912Capstone Design Project II2
Mathematics and Science Required Courses
Required Credits: 12
MTH 1203Calculus I3
MTH 2103Calculus II3
MTH 2503Introduction to Differential Equations3
PHY 1203Physics II3
Electrical Engineering Elective Courses
Required Credits: 6
EGN 4333Renewable Energy Systems3
EGN 4863Virtual, Augmented and Mixed Reality3
EGN 4873Data Analytics3
EGN 4883Introduction to Artificial intelligence3
ELE 4213Digital Communication3
ELE 4223Data Communication and Network3
ELE 4233Mobile Communications3
ELE 4333Electrical Power Distribution3
ELE 4353System Protection and Coordination3
ELE 4363Power Electronics3
ELE 4373Electric Drives3
ELE 4383Electrical Maintenance Operation3
ELE 4423Embedded System Design3
ELE 4613Programmable Devices3
ELE 4633Digital Control Systems3
ELE 4643Intelligent Systems3
ELE 4663Robotics Technology3
ELE 4713Digital image processing3
ELE 4863Special Topics in Electrical Engineering3
ELE 4893Directed Study3
General Studies
Required Credits: 33
English, Arabic or other Languages
Required Credits: 12
LSC 1103, AES 1013, AES 1033 and LSC 2223
Humanities or Art
Required Credits: 3
AES 1003
Information Technology and Mathematics
Required Credits: 6
ICT 2013 and MTH 1113
The Natural Sciences
Required Credits: 3
PHY 1103
The Social or Behavioral Sciences
Required Credits: 9
LSS 1003, LSS 1123 and BUS 2403
Description Data
Total Required Credits 138
Maximum Duration of Study 6 years
Minimum Duration of Study 4 years
Cost Recovery Program No
Program Code BELET
Major Code ELE

Recommended Sequence of Study

Plan of Study Grid
Year 1
Semester 1Credit Hours
EGN 1001 Engineering Workshop 1
LSC 1103 Professional Communication and Reporting 3
LSS 1003 Life and Future Skills 3
MTH 1113 Statistics for Engineering 3
MTH 1203 Calculus I 3
PHY 1103 Physics I 3
 Credit Hours16
Semester 2
AES 1013 Arabic Communications 3
EGN 1133 Design Thinking in Technology 3
ICT 2013 Computational Thinking and Coding 3
MTH 2103 Calculus II 3
PHY 1203 Physics II 3
 Credit Hours15
Summer
ELE 2114 Electrical Circuits 4
ELE 2181 Circuit Lab 1
 Credit Hours5
Year 2
Semester 3
EGN 2712 Applied Programing for Engineers 2
ELE 2213 Digital Circuits 3
ELE 2314 Principles of Machines and Power 4
ELE 2403 Electronics I 3
ELE 2603 Instrumentation and Control 3
 Credit Hours15
Semester 4
ELE 2303 Power Generation and Transmission 3
ELE 2573 Electric Circuit Design and PCB Manufacturing 3
ELE 2613 Industrial Automation 3
ELE 2903 Sophomore Design Project 3
ELE 3323 Electrical Machines 3
 Credit Hours15
Summer
EGN 2806 Work Placement I 6
 Credit Hours6
Year 3
Semester 5
AES 1003 Emirati Studies 3
AES 1033 Islamic Culture 3
EGN 3012 Project Management 2
ELE 3413 Electronics II 3
LSS 1123 Basic Research Methods 3
MTH 2503 Introduction to Differential Equations 3
 Credit Hours17
Semester 6
EGN 3812 Work Placement 12
ELE 3613 Signals and Systems 3
 Credit Hours15
Summer
EGN 3212 Economics for Engineering 2
BUS 2403 Innovation and Entrepreneurship 3
 Credit Hours5
Year 4
Semester 7
LSC 2223 Future Skills Capstone 3
ELE 3203 Communication Systems 3
ELE 3614 Microcontroller Systems 4
ELE 4623 Control Systems 3
ELE 4902 Capstone Design Project I 2
 Credit Hours15
Semester 8
ELE 4343 Advanced Power Systems 3
ELE 4653 Digital Signal Processing 3
ELE 4912 Capstone Design Project II 2
2 Elective Courses 6
 Credit Hours14
 Total Credit Hours138

Al Ain Men's

Ibrahim Rida, PhD (Engineering), Robert Gordon University, UK

Syed Saddique, PhD (Elec. and Computer Engineering), Newcastle University, UK

Vijayalakshmi Velusamy , PhD (Engineering), University of Limerick, Ireland

Abu Dhabi Men's

Boulos Khoueiry, PhD (Electrical and Computer Engineering), Concordia University, Canada

Hasan Abu Hilal, PhD (Electrical and Electronic Engineering), Eastern Mediterranean University, Cyprus

Ismail Tijani, PhD (Mechatronics Engineering ), International Islamic University, Malaysia

Maad Shatnawi, PhD (Intelligent Systems), UAE University, UAE

Mahesh Nair, Masters (Electrical and Electronic Engineering), University of Southern Queensland, Australia

Nasr -Eddine Bouhenna, Masters (Systems Engineering), University of Southern Queensland, Australia

Omar Radaideh, PhD (Electrical Engineering), National Technical University of Ukraine (KPI), Ukraine

Abu Dhabi Women's

Ali Nabil Hasan, PhD (Electrical & Electronic Engineering) ,University Of Johannesburg , South Africa

Emad Abd-Elrady, PhD (Electrical Engineering - Signal Processing), Uppsala University, Sweden

Ravichandran Danthakani, Master (Electronics and Communication Engineering), Anna University, India

Said Kafumbe, PhD (Electrical and Electronic Engineering), Newcastle Upon Tyne University, UK

Sandor Piros, PhD (Mechanical Engineering), Budapest University of Technology and Economics, Hungary

Yasmeen Abu-Kheil, PhD (Engineering - Robotics), Khalifa University of Science and Technology, UAE

Zine-Eddine Abid, PhD (Electrical Engineering) , University of Minnesota, USA

Dubai Men's

Abdrabbi Bourezg, PhD (Electrical Engineering), University of M’Hammed Bougara-Boumerdes , Algeria

Farid Flitti, PhD (Computer Vision and Image Processing), Strasbourgh 1 University, France

Ghazi Al Sukkar, PhD (Wireless Communication Networks), Institute National des Télécommunications, France.

Jamil Altiti, Masters (Electrical Engineering), Kansas State University, USA

Mahabuba Abdul Rahim PhD (Electrical Engineering), Anna University ,India

Mohd Sharizal Bin Alias ,PhD (Engineering) ,National University of Malaysia ,Malaysia

Yaser Qudaih ,PhD (Electrical Engineering) ,Kumamoto University ,Japan

Dubai Women's

Ammar Nimer Asad Natsheh, PhD (Electrical and Electronics Engineering), Loughborough University, UK

Asif Nawaz, PhD (Electrical Engineering -Electromagnetic Field and Microwave Technology), Beijing University of Posts and Telecommunications, China

Bashar Alrjoub, PhD (Digital Image Processing and Computer Vision), Liverpool John Moores University, UK

Mohammad Al-Qudah, Masters (Electrical and Electronic Engineering), Middle East Technical University, Turkey

Nguyen Hai, PhD (Electrical Engineering), Yeungnam University, Gyeongsan, South Korea.

Preetha Sreekumar, PhD (Interdisciplinary Engineering), Masdar Institute, UAE

Qasem Bashayreh, Masters (Communication Engineering), Yarmouk University, Jordan

Walid Zgallai, PhD (Electrical Engineering), City University, UK

Fujairah Men's

Amnah Abdulla Saeed Abdulla M. Al Samahi, Bachelor, (Communication Engineering), UAE University, UAE

Mohammed Shah, PhD (Aerospace Engineering) ,Cranfield University ,UK

Mohanad Al Obaidi ,PhD (Intelligent Systems) ,De Montfort University ,UK

Suresh Mathew, M.Tech (Industrial Electronics), Mysore University, India

Fujairah Women's

Hussein Abdul-Rahman, PhD (Computer and Communications Engineering), Liverpool John Moores University, UK

Imad Abdel-Hafez, Masters (Electrical and Electronic Engineering), Bilkent University, Turkey

Saher Albatran, PhD  (Electrical and Computer Engineering), Mississippi State Board Public Act, Mississippi, USA

Syed Bukhari, Masters (Business Administration), Anglia Ruskin University, UK

Madinat Zayed Women’s

Ali Altowati , PhD (Electrical and Electronics) ,Aalto University School of Economics ,Finland

Raghavendra Shanubhog Chidambarrao , PhD (Applied Electronics),Gulbarga University ,India

Tawfig Eltaif, PhD (Photonics and Microelectronics) , University Kebangsaan Malaysia (UKM), Bangi Malaysia

Ras Al Khaimah Women's

Abdelrahman Arbi, PhD (Electrical and Electronic  Engineering) ,The University of Sheffield, UK

Abdulla Desmal ,PhD (Electrical Engineering) ,King Abdullah University of Science & Technology ,Saudi Arabia

Ahmed Khodary ,PhD (Electrical Engineering Technology) ,New Mexico State University ,USA

Arif Al-Judi ,PhD (Electrical and Computer Engineering) ,University of Calgary ,Canada

Asad Hindash, Masters (System Engineering),The Johns Hopkins University ,USA

Huda Al Nuaimi ,Masters (Engineering Project Management) ,American University of Ras Al Khaimah ,

Jawdat Asous, Masters (Electrical & Electronic Engineering). National University of Malaysia ,Malaysia

Munther Gdeisat ,PhD (Communication Engineering) ,Liverpool John Moores University,United Kingdom

Nicolae Galupa ,PhD (Computer Science & Auto. Control) , G.Asachi Technical University of Lasi ,Romania

Yacouba Moumouni , PhD (Electrical Engineering) ,University of Nevada ,USA

Ruwais Men’s and Ruwais Women

Irfan Ahmed , PhD (Engineering) ,Beijing University of Posts & Telecommunications ,China

Tarig Ahmed , PhD (Mechatronics Engineering Technology) ,University of Malaya ,Malaysia

Moath Awawdeh ,PhD (Control & System Engineering) ,University of Genova ,Italy

Muhammad Khalil Shahid , PhD (Mgt Science & Engineering) ,Beijing University of Posts & Telecommunications ,China

Sharjah Men's

Arif Karrani, Masters (Executive MBA), Higher Colleges of Technology, UAE

Abdulrohman Qatawneh ,PhD (Electrical Engineering) ,Technical University of Madrid ,Spain

Gebriel Gannat ,PhD (Numer'l Modelling Optical Dev) ,University of Glamorgan ,United Kingdom

Ishaq Al Blushi ,PhD (Electrical Engineering) ,University of Windsor ,Canada

Nabil Afifi ,Masters (Electrical Engineering Tech) ,Curtin University of Technology , Australia

Zimran Rafique ,PhD (Electrical & Electronic Engineering) ,Auckland University of Technology , New Zealand

Sharjah Women's

Azzeddine Ferrah ,PhD (Electrical & Electronic Engineering),University of Nottingham ,UK

Ehsan Jarrar ,Masters (Information Technology) ,Heriot-Watt University ,UK

Imad Zyout ,PhD (Elec. & Computer Engineering) ,Western Michigan University ,USA

Imdad Rizvi ,PhD (Elec. & Computer Engineering). ,Indian Institute of Technology, Bombay ,India

Kamal Abuqaaud ,Masters (Electrical Engineering) ,American University of Sharjah , UAE

Mohamed Hanif ,PhD (Electrical Engineering) ,Dublin Institute of Technology ,Ireland

Muhammad Haris Khalid ,PhD (Systems Engineering) ,King Fahd University of Petroleum &Minerals ,Saudi Arabia

Sofian Saidi ,PhD (Electrical Engineering) ,Université de Tunis - El Manar ,Tunisia

Yasser Alamoudi ,PhD (Electrical Engineering) ,University of Newcastle upon Tyne ,UK