M.Sc. On Campus

Electrical and Computer Engineering

Abu Dhabi University

24 months
715 EUR/credit 11797 EUR/year
715 EUR/credit 11797 EUR/year
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This Electrical and Computer Engineering program from Abu Dhabi University comes at the perfect time to serve the innovation movement in the UAE and the advancement toward smart cities with smart services in the area of energy, education, health, government, industry, artificial intelligence, robotics and business.  


Due to the rapid technological evolution over the past decade, communications, information, visualization and sensing technologies are increasingly becoming integrated. As a result, the interface between electrical engineering and computer engineering, once very distinct fields in themselves, is a growth area in the technology industry.  

This Electrical and Computer Engineering program from Abu Dhabi University, one of only two such integrated programs on offer in the UAE, will prepare you to tackle complex problems in the areas of microelectronics, communications and networking, power and renewable energy, embedded systems, robotics, the Internet of Things, machine learning, signal processing and information technology. 

The combination of the two disciplines emphasizes the increasing importance of traditional electrical engineering subjects like electromagnetics and signal processing to the new age of computer engineering. This holistic approach to electrical and computer engineering produces students better prepared to integrate modern computing systems into devices, products and services capable of bettering the world.

Due to the ever-changing needs of this agile industry, our curriculum is constantly evolving to meet the needs of the market.

Career opportunities

The continued worldwide growth in all aspects of electrical and computer technologies means this program opens up a wide array of career possibilities. Electrical and computer engineers are highly employable and can find work in many industries including electronics, automotive, IT, telecoms, manufacturing, energy, transport, aerospace, utilities and construction.

As a professional engineer already, this advanced degree will advance your career, whether it be through growth in your current role or new opportunities in this dynamic field.

The acquisition of a master’s degree demonstrates a high level of knowledge in your chosen field. You may use it to enhance your employability, as preparation for further academic research - if you opt to do a thesis as part of your degree you will be well prepared to enrol on a PhD program anywhere in the world - or as a means of professional training.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Integrated Circuit Design
  • Project Management
  • Smart Grids and Renewable Energy
  • Advanced Low-Power Integrated Circuit Design 
  • Embedded Signal Processing
  • Optoelectronic Devices and Circuits
  • Rich Internet Application

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 24 months

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33 alternative credits


On Campus

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General requirements

  • A Bachelors Degree in a directly related discipline with a minimum CGPA of 2.50 on a 4.00-point scale, from an accredited university recognized by the UAE’s Ministry of Education- Higher Education Affairs. 

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    11797 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 715 EUR per credit during 24 months.
  • National

    11797 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 715 EUR per credit during 24 months.
  • 2835 AED

Living costs for Abu Dhabi

5000 - 8600 AED /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


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