Diploma in Electronics and Communications Engineering
Electronics and Communications Engineering is a discipline that has grown rapidly over the last decade. Over this period, many engineering projects have been designed, developed and implemented throughout the country and many more projects are still needed to meet the growing needs of the Omani society. Electronics and Communications Technicians graduating from this program will undertake these projects which will include the installation and maintenance of telecommunications networks, industrial manufacturing and assembly of electronic components and systems, giving of technical support and participating in supervision roles in public and private enterprises.
The taught elements of the program comprise an integrated package of University requirements, College requirements, and Major requirements.
Students seeking admission to this program must fulfill the following minimum entry requirements:
a. The student should have successfully passed the courses of all subjects of the general education diploma or its equivalence.
b. The student should achieve the standards set for the subjects of the General Foundation Program.
c. The student should have passed the following subjects to qualify for enrollment in the College of Engineering: Pure Mathematics, Physics and Chemistry
d. The student must be medically fit.
Full time Diploma students can complete the program in 5 semesters (two and half years) on achieving 77 credit hours of study.
Special Part-Time or Evening Study.
Students may complete the program through special part-time attendance or by evening study.
The program facilitates entries to job and work opportunities in a number of markets and industrial settings such as:
o Telecommunications networks of public and private services;
o Supervision posts in public/government and/or private enterprises;
o Industrial manufacturing; and
o Electronic assembly plants.
The graduate from this program can also pursue further studies and improve their academic qualifications by pursuing a Bachelor’s degree.
A’Sharqiyah University (ASU) is a private institution of higher education located in the north of the A’Sharqiyah region of the Sultanate of Oman. It is located in Ibra 150 km from Muscat, the capital. It was established in 2009 by Ministerial Decision (78/2009) issued by the Ministry of Higher Education.