B.Sc. in Electronics and Telecommunication Engineering
Electronics & Telecommunications Engineering
The Department of Electronics and Telecommunication Engineering, which is unique in the area, responds to the nation’s need for fast development of the electronic and telecommunication industries. It covers all aspects of electronics and telecommunication engineering, which means the graduates of this department can find a career in any branch of electronics or telecommunication including but not limited to hospitals, large companies, electronics and telecommunication industry, etc.
Students start with basic engineering courses such as electronic circuits and network essentials in their sophomore year that prepare them to take sophisticated engineering design courses such as microwave circuits, advanced telecommunications, and mobile and satellite communication.
At a Glance:
Bachelor of Science (B.Sc.)
125 credit hours
Duration of Study
3.5 – 5 years (depending on the student’s pace)
August or January
$33,335 (full program tuition fees for 125 credits/national student) or $41,625 (full program tuition fees for 125 credits/ international student). Other fees are applicable.
The objective of the Electronic and Telecommunications Engineering program is to produce graduates who are ethical professionals. Following their graduation by three to six years, they are expected to use their Electronic and Telecommunication Engineering knowledge and soft skills to:
Graduate with excellent knowledge and competency in electronics and telecommunication Engineering.
Graduate with the ability to solve complex engineering problems and demonstrate innovation and critical thinking in engineering design for society development.
Graduate with humanistic values, moral values, and self-reliance and communication skills to contribute to the well-being for their societies and to meet the requirement of a dynamic environment.
Graduate with professional attributes with ability to embrace lifelong learning via advanced study, or professional membership to meet the present and future global needs.
Attainment of this degree prepares students and graduates to enter the professional practice with:
An ability to identify, formulate, and solve complex engineering problems by applying principles of engineering, science and mathematics.
An ability to apply engineering design to produce solutions that meet specified needs with consideration of public health, safety, and welfare, as well as global, cultural, social, environmental, and economic factors.
An ability to communicate effectively with a range of audiences.
An ability to recognize ethical and professional responsibilities in engineering situations and make informed decision, which must consider the impact of engineering solutions, in global, economic, environmental and societal contexts.
An ability to function on a team whose members together provide leadership, create a collaborative and inclusive environment, establish goals, plan tasks, and meet objectives.
An ability to develop and conduct appropriate experimentation, analyze, and data, and use judgment to draw conclusions.
An ability to acquire and apply new knowledge as needed using appropriate learning strategies. (ABET, 2019)
With a degree in Electronics & Telecommunications Engineering, you can work as:
Electronic Engineer: Electronics engineers create, design and develop everyday devices such as mobile phones, portable music devices and computers. Electronic engineering offers the chance to produce new innovations and developments in telecommunications, robotics, computing hardware, and power and electrical equipment. Including but not limited to hospitals, large companies and electronics industry.
Telecommunication Engineer: Telecommunication engineer is responsible for designing and overseeing the installation of telecommunications equipment and facilities, such as complex electronic switching systems, and other plain old telephone service facilities, optical fiber cabling, IP networks, and microwave transmission systems in large and small scale telecommunication companies.
You can set your study pace according to your circumstances and convenience:
Minimum 3.5 years, upon the successful completion of 12 courses per year.
Standard 4 years, upon the successful completion of 10 courses per year.
Maximum 5 years, upon the successful completion of 8 courses per year.
* This study duration does not include English language courses.
Academic Year Breakdown:
* The start and end dates are subject to changes.
Instructional period of 14 weeks plus a final examination period offered twice a year (referred to as Fall and Spring semester). Additional instructional periods include intersessions and Summer sessions.
Technical Institute: Communications or Information Technology
5-Year Institute: Information Technology or Computer Science
The American University of Kurdistan abides by the guidelines of the Ministry for Higher Education of the Kurdistan Regional Government of admission to private universities (No. 13327, date: Sept. 5, 2019) for accepting undergraduate students.
Learn more about admissions requirements for International Students, Transfer of Credits and Readmission.
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