Bachelor of Science in Networks and Communication Engineering

  • Type : Undergraduate
  • Credit Hours : 140hrs
  • Language : English
  • Campuses: Al Ain & Abu Dhabi


About the Program

The Bachelor of Science in Networks and Communication Engineering provides graduates with quality education, training and skills enabling them to become successful professionals.      



The Networks and Communication Engineering program aspires to be a leading program by excelling in education, research and community service.



The Networks and Communication Engineering program's mission is to produce quality graduates and innovative research through a diverse community of Instructors and students.



The Program Educational Objectives (PEOs) of the “Bachelor of Science in Networks & Communication Engineering” describe what graduates are expected to attain within a few years after graduation:

  • Demonstrate incremental professional competencies in Networks and Communication Engineering and related fields.
  • Demonstrate an ability to function independently and/or in multidisciplinary teams with relevant communication skills and ethical conduct necessary for professional access.
  • Contribute to the progress of local and regional societies.


Learning Outcomes

The Student Outcomes (SOs) of the “Bachelor of Science in Networks & Communication Engineering” describe what students are expected to know and be able to do by the time of graduation. These relate to the skills, knowledge, and behaviors that students acquire as they progress through the program:

  1. an ability to identify, formulate, and solve complex engineering problems by applying principles of engineering, science, and mathematics.
  2. an ability to apply engineering design to produce solutions that meet specified needs with consideration of public health, safety, and welfare, as well as global, cultural, social, environmental, and economic factors.
  3. an ability to communicate effectively with a range of audiences.
  4. an ability to recognize ethical and professional responsibilities in engineering situations and make informed judgments, which must consider the impact of engineering solutions in global, economic, environmental, and societal contexts.
  5. an ability to function effectively on a team whose members together provide leadership, create a collaborative and inclusive environment, establish goals, plan tasks, and meet objectives.
  6. an ability to develop and conduct appropriate experimentation, analyze and interpret data, and use engineering judgment to draw conclusions.
  7. an ability to acquire and apply new knowledge as needed, using appropriate learning strategies.


Job Opportunities

  • Develop and improve the networks and communication
  • Telecommunications companies, government and private bodies and defense systems.
  • Design and construction of radar systems, satellite stations for civilian and military purposes
  • Systems and analysis engineer
  • Project Manager
  • Quality Control Engineer

Admission Requirements

  • UAE Secondary school Certificate (Science/advanced) or, its equivalent approved by the UAE Ministry of Education, with a minimum average of 80%, OR 75% in (Elite). 
  • A valid English Language Proficiency Certificate in one of the below certificates or its equivalent, at least as the following:
1100 500 5
  • Pass the Arabic EmSAT with a score not less than (600) or equivalent. Alternatively, Non-Native Arabic Speakers can enroll in a non-credited AAU "Introduction to Arabic Language" course.
  • Pass the Math EmSAT with a score not less than (900) or equivalent.
  • Pass the Physics EmSAT with a score not less than (800) or equivalent. 
  • Passing any other AAU admissions conditions. 

Graduation Requirements

To obtain a degree of “Bachelor of Science in Networks and Communication Engineering”, a student must successfully complete 140 credit hours, including a 12 weeks internship, with a cumulative GPA of 2 out of 4.

Study Plan


Guidance Plan

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Students Enrollment


First Semester
2021 - 2022


2020 - 2021


2019 - 2020


2018 - 2019



2017 - 2018


2016 - 2017


Graduate Students


2020 - 2021


2019 - 2020


2018 - 2019


2017 - 2018


2016 - 2017


Contact us

Director of Networks and Communication Engineering

College of Engineering
Al Ain University 

P.O.Box: 64141
Al Ain - UAE

Phone No: +971 3 7024888
Fax No: +971 3 7024777

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Email(Abu Dhabi):