Electrical Engineering Technology: Diploma

Program Mission

Working in partnership with industry, the Diploma in Electrical Engineering Technology program provides quality education that prepares highly skilled technicians capable of serving the community and fulfilling personal ambitions with excellence. Graduates may choose to continue into the additional two years of the program to become innovative engineers.

Program Goal

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

1. Provide electrical engineering professionals with the technical knowledge and skills required by the industry to develop, design, and maintain electrical systems to 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 the global, ethical and social implications of the industry and Electrical Engineering 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 Diploma in Electrical Engineering Technology should demonstrate an ability to:

  1. Apply knowledge, techniques, skills and modern tools of mathematics, science, engineering, and technology to solve well-defined engineering problems appropriate to the Electrical Engineering Technology.
  2. Design solutions for well-defined technical problems and assist with the engineering design of systems, components, or processes appropriate to the Electrical Engineering Technology.
  3. Apply written, oral, and graphical communication in well-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.
  5. Function effectively as a member of a technical team.

Completion Requirements

Diploma in Electrical Engineering Technology

 Students must successfully complete a minimum of 72 credits, including:

Program Core Courses45
Mathematics and Science Courses9
General Studies course18
Total Credit Hours72
Electrical Engineering Core Courses
Required Credits: 45
EGN 1001Engineering Workshop1
EGN 1133Design Thinking in Technology3
EGN 2712Applied Programing for Engineers2
EGN 2806Work Placement I6
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 3323Electrical Machines3
Mathematics and Science Required Courses
Required Credits: 9
MTH 1203Calculus I3
MTH 2103Calculus II3
PHY 1203Physics II3
General Studies
Required Credits: 18
English, Arabic or other Languages
Required Credits: 6
LSC 1103 and AES 1013
Humanities or Art
Required Credits:
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: 3
LSS 1003
Description Data
Total Required Credits 72
Maximum Duration of Study 3 years
Minimum Duration of Study 2 years
Cost Recovery Program No
Program Code DELET
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
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
EGN 2806 Work Placement I 6
 Credit Hours6
 Total Credit Hours72