The B.Sc. program in Electrical Engineering is an ABET accredited program which dates back to 1982 when it was offered by the Gulf polytechnic. The program seeks to provide a broad and solid background in the current theory and practice of electrical machines, energy conversion, power electronics and systems, including familiarity with basic tools of math and science.

Required science courses cover basic chemistry and physics, whereas math requirements cover calculus, linear algebra, differential equations, probability and statistics and numerical analysis.

Computer programming skills is provided through an introductory course in programming and a specialized course on computer application in electrical engineering. The program offers the main components of modern electronics engineering curriculum. Core courses cover circuit theory, electronic circuits, digital systems, signals and systems, electromagnetics, communications, control systems, power electronics, power systems, electrical machines and electric drives.

Students are required to select elective courses from one of the following specialization areas:

  • Industrial Drives and Power Electronics
  • Power Engineering


Detailed Study Plan

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The graduate from the BSc in Electrical Engineering Program at the University of Bahrain will:

  1. Successfully engage in careers in a broad range of electrical engineering areas to serve the needs of both private and public sectors.
  2. Engage in continuous professional development activities, seek learning opportunities including graduate studies, and adapt to changes in work environment.
  3. Advance in leadership and responsibility and contribute to the well-being of the society and environment through responsible practice of engineering profession.

Students enrolled in the BSc. programs will attain the following outcomes by the time they graduate:

  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.