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Faculty of Engineering and the Built Environment


Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering


The Bachelor of Technology in Electronic Engineering is an industry-oriented programme that aims to build a sound knowledge in the field of Electronic Engineering to be able to apply proven, commonly understood techniques, procedures, practices and codes to devise engineering solutions.The programme is designed to adapt to the increasingly technology-driven economy, by enabling students to acquire essential skills in programming, automation, artificial intelligence, Internet-of-Things (IoT), and innovation and entrepreneurship.

Admission Requirements

In addition to meeting the NUST General Admission Requirements as spelt out in the general rules, candidates must have at least 30 points on the Admission Point Scale (see Appendix 3), counting up to five subjects that must include Mathematics, Physical Science and English; with a minimum of grade 3 in Mathematics and Physical Science at Grade 12/NSSC Higher Level or with a minimum A symbol in Mathematics, Physical Science and English at Grade 12/NSSC Ordinary Level. Candidates who do not meet the minimum requirements for English, but who meet all other admission requirements, may be admitted into the programme on condition that they register for the institutional English courses pre-requisites to English for Academic Purposes, based on their NSSC Higher/ordinary level (or equivalent) English grades. If a candidate does not have Physical Science but has Physics or a “Physics equivalent” subject, the Registrar may, upon recommendation from the relevant Head of Department and the Dean of the Faculty of Engineering, approve registration of the candidate.

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Full Time