The program aims at the production of qualified technicians who are competent in the area of electronics and communications and who are able to work in a globally competitive marketplace. The Diploma in Electronics and Communications Engineering program teaches students about the technology and tools required to support professional engineering practice during the implementation, and maintenance of telecommunication networks in the public and private sectors due to the growing demand for such networks. The curriculum was chosen to concentrate on the practical application of engineering principles to the solution of real-world electronics and communications engineering problems.
Diploma in Electronics and Communications Engineering
The taught elements of the program comprise an integrated package of University requirements, College requirements, and Major requirements.
English Communication Skills I
English Communication Skills II
Digital Systems Lab
Circuits Theory I
Signals and Systems
Technical Writing and Presentation
Communication Lab I
Probability and Statistics
Analog Communication Systems
Electronics Lab I
Circuits Theory II
Managing Engineering Organization
Optical Communications Lab
Integrating Group Project
Students seeking admission to this program must fulfill the following minimum entry requirements:
(a) should have successfully completed the courses of all subjects of the general education diploma or equivalent;
(b) should achieve the standards set for the subjects of the General Foundation Program;
(c) should have studied subjects which qualify him/her to be enrolled in programs in the College of Engineering;Pure Mathematics, Physics or Chemistry;
(d) must be medically fit.
91.8 OMR/Credit hour - Total 7,068.6 OMR
There will always be demand for competent technicians in electronics and communications engineering to cope with the growing demand for manpower in this area. These technicians will support professional engineers involved in creating and sustaining cutting edge technology for firms and nations. Completion of this program facilitates entry into job and work opportunities as technician in a number of market and industrial settings such as: telecommunications networks of the public and private sectors; supervision posts in public/governmental and/or private enterprises of interest; industrial manufacturing settings and electronic assembly plants. Technician graduates from the program may pursue further studies leading to award of 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.