Bachelor of Engineering in Electronics and Communication (BE EC) Program

Course Objective:

The objective of the Bachelor of Engineering in Electronics and Communication (BE EC) program is to provide students with a comprehensive understanding of electronic systems and communication technologies. The program aims to equip students with the theoretical knowledge, practical skills, and analytical abilities necessary for designing, developing, and maintaining a wide range of electronic and communication devices and systems. Through a combination of theoretical coursework, laboratory exercises, and hands-on projects, students will gain expertise in areas such as analog and digital electronics, signal processing, communication networks, and wireless technologies.

Learning Outcomes:

Upon completion of the BE EC program, students will be able to:

  • Demonstrate a solid understanding of fundamental principles in electronics and communication engineering.
  • Design and analyze electronic circuits and systems using appropriate tools and techniques.
  • Implement and troubleshoot analog and digital electronic circuits for various applications.
  • Apply signal processing techniques to analyze and manipulate signals in communication systems.
  • Design and optimize communication networks, including wired and wireless systems.
  • Develop proficiency in using software tools and programming languages relevant to electronics and communication engineering.
  • Collaborate effectively in multidisciplinary teams to solve complex engineering problems.
  • Communicate technical concepts and solutions clearly and professionally, both orally and in writing.
  • Demonstrate awareness of ethical and societal implications of electronic and communication technologies.
  • Continuously update their knowledge and skills to adapt to evolving technological advancements in the field.
Career Scope:

Graduates of the BE EC program can pursue diverse career opportunities in industries such as telecommunications, electronics manufacturing, information technology, consumer electronics, aerospace, defense, and research and development. Some potential career roles include:

  • Electronics Engineer
  • Communication Engineer
  • Signal Processing Engineer
  • RF Engineer
  • Embedded Systems Engineer
  • Telecommunications Engineer
  • Network Engineer
  • System Design Engineer
  • Research Scientist
  • Technical Consultant

Additionally, graduates may choose to pursue higher education, such as a master’s degree or doctoral studies, to specialize further in specific areas of electronics and communication engineering or to pursue careers in academia and research. The interdisciplinary nature of the field and the continuous demand for skilled professionals ensure abundant career opportunities and potential for growth and advancement in the ever-evolving global technology landscape.

Eligibility Criteria

The minimum entry requirements for admission to a Bachelor of Science – Computer Engineering

  1. Uganda Certificate of Education (UCE) with 5 credits; AND
  2. Uganda Advanced Certificate of Education (UACE) or its equivalent with at least 2 Principal passes obtained at the same sitting, with Mathematics or Physics as one of the Principal Pass subjects.
  3. International students must produce the equivalency certificates from UNEB, equating their foreign qualifications as equivalent of (1) and (2) above.
  4. Students of HEC (Physical Sciences) with minimum score of class ii credit obtained from an accredited University shall also be considered after assessment of their previous awards.
  5. Diploma with minimum score of Class II Credit in a similar stream shall be considered for credit exemptions after assessment of their previous awards.

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