The Electrical Engineering Technology (ELET) program provides highly qualified Electrical Engineers with state of the art knowledge, technical and leadership skills. The program also teaches them to embrace innovation and discovery, strive for lifelong learning, and constantly seek professional development to best serve the Electrical Engineering profession.
The Bachelor of Electrical Engineering Technology program provides an excellent broad education with a focused area of specializations options 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, microcontrollers, 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. Finally, the program is designed to prepare interested students for graduate studies in electrical, electronics, communication and control engineering and other areas of professional practice.
This program offers elective concentrations in:
Power Engineering Technology
Communication Engineering Technology
Electronics Engineering Technology
Control and Instrumentation Engineering Technology
Students will have the option to graduate with a Diploma in Electrical Engineering Technology upon the successful completion of 81 credits inclusive of the 8 week Work Placement.
Program Educational Objectives
The Program Educational Objectives of the Bachelor of 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 Student Outcomes
Upon graduation, a HCT graduate in Bachelor of Electrical Engineering Technology should demonstrate:
a. An ability to select and apply the knowledge, techniques, skills, and modern tools of electrical engineering to broadly-defined engineering technology activities.
b. An ability to select and apply a knowledge of mathematics, science, engineering, and technology to electrical engineering technology problems that require the application of principles and applied procedures or methodologies.
c. An ability to conduct standard tests and measurements; to conduct, analyze, and interpret experiments; and to apply experimental results to improve processes.
d. An ability to design systems, components, or processes for broadly-defined electrical engineering technology problems appropriate to program educational objectives.
e. An ability to function effectively as a member or leader on a technical team.
f. An ability to identify, analyze, and solve broadly-defined electrical engineering technology problems.
g. An ability to apply written, oral, and graphical communication in both technical and non-technical environments; and an ability to identify and use appropriate technical literature.
h. An understanding of the need for and an ability to engage in self-directed continuing professional development.
i. An understanding of and a commitment to address professional and ethical responsibilities including a respect for diversity.
j. A knowledge of the impact of engineering technology solutions in a societal and global context.
k. A commitment to quality, timeliness, and continuous improvement.
Students seeking the Bachelor of Electrical Engineering Technology degree must successfully complete the following requirements:
1. Minimum of 146 credits which are divided as follows:
a. Minimum of 77 credits of program core requirements including 16 weeks work placement.
b. Minimum of 15 credits of major Elective
c. Minimum of 21 credits of Math and Science course.
d. General Studies requirements of 33 credits according to the General Studies breakdown.
2. Minimum CGPA of 2.00.