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University of Technology, Jamaica - Bachelor of Engineering in Electrical and Computer Engineering


The Bachelor of Engineering in Electrical Engineering aims to provide its students with high quality education in the theory and practice of electrical engineering. The profession requires that its engineers be able to apply the principles of physical sciences, economics and environmental concerns in the design, implementation and operation processes in which materials change their state, composition and/or energy content.

The intent of the course is, therefore, to equip students with the necessary skills to conduct research, and to develop, design and analyze electrical processes and equipment. The graduates of the B.Eng. (Elec) course will also be able to deliver products efficiently and safely within market specifications, with minimum environmental impact. The B.Eng. (Elec) course of study also seeks to provide cost-effective practice-oriented Engineering Education that targets the industrial needs and opportunities in traditional and emerging electrical engineering arena.

  • Listing ID: 4439
  • Institution Category: Universities
  • Institution Type: Public
  • Field of Study: Engineering
  • Awarding Body: University of Technology, Jamaica
  • Qualification Level:
  • Education Sector: Higher Education
  • ISCED Code: 07 Engineering, Manufacturing and Construction- 071 Engineering and Engineering Trades- 0714 Electronics and Automation
  • Qualification Developer: School of Engineering, University of Technology, Jamaica
  • Quality Assurance Body: University Council of Jamaica (UCJ) and Professional Engineers Registration Board (PERB)
  • Entry Requirements: 1.Five(5) CSEC/GCE O\'Level English Language, Mathematics, Physics and 2 other (Technical or Science related) subjects, PLUS GCE A\'Level Mathematics, Physics and one other relevant subject OR Six(6) CAPE Units including Physics Units I and II and 2 other units in related subjects.
    2. Successful completion of Level 1 of the Diploma in Electrical or Mechanical Engineering with a minimum GPA of 3.05.
    3. Successful completion of UTech's B.Eng. in Electrical or Mechanical Engineering with a minimum GPA of 2.70 (for Advanced Placement to Level 2)
    4. Applicants with UTech's Diploma in Electrical or Mechanical Engineering may start at the beginning of level 2.
    5.Applicants with an Associate Degree in Engineering from: Montego Bay, Portmore, or Knox Community College with a minimum GPA of 2.7; may enter the programme at level 2. Applicants from any other approved institutions will be assessed based on individual merits. An interview may be required.
  • Number of Credits: 135-137
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