BEng. Electrical Power Engineering

BEng Chemical Engineering

About this program

This program imparts a deeper understanding of the fundamentals of electrical power engineering as well as a broader set of professional skills and exposure to other technical disciplines.

The degree is awarded after the successful completion of 132 credit hours of undergraduate work including a compulsory industrial internship and Capstone project. Other than the core Electrical Power Engineering component, there are 2 concentrations;

Electrical Power Engineering has three concentrations:

  1. Power Systems
  2. Energy Systems Engineering
  3. Control and Instrumentation Engineering

Career Opportunities

Placements are available in various private and government sectors in the fields of electrical power generation, distribution, oil and gas, defense and aviation. There is a strong demand for electrical power engineers in different ministries, private companies and other multinational contracting and consulting organisations.
The program offers a number of possible career options in electrical power generation, distribution, energy management and utilization. Attractive career opportunities also exist in development, design and production in electrical power and allied industries.

What will you study?

1st Year - The program will follow a common Level 1 structure of University undergraduate engineering curriculum
2nd Year
Semester 3 Semester 4
University English III 2 Innovation and Entrepreneurship 2
Linear Algebra and Vector Calculus 3 Differential Equations 4
Physics Laboratory 1 Environmental Science 2
Physics 2 3 Professional Development for Engineers 2
Engineering Mechanics 3 Geology 2
Material Science 3 Circuits 3
    Integrated Project I 1
Total Credits (6 Courses) 15 Total Credits (7 Courses) 16


3rd Year
Semester 5 Semester 6
DC Machines and Transformers 4 AC Machines 4
Utilization of Electrical Energy 4 Microcomputer Systems 3
Measurements and Instrumentation 4 Power Electronics 4
Control Systems 3 Concentration Elective I 3
Probability & Statistics 3 Concentration Elective II 3
Total Credits (6 Courses) 18 Total Credits (6 Courses) 19


4th Year
Semester 7 Semester 8
Capstone Project I 3 Concentration Elective V 3
Industrial Safety Management 2 Capstone Project II 3
Concentration Elective III 3 Organizational Behavior and Management 3
Concentration Elective IV 3 Industrial Internship 2
Switchgear and Protection 4 Technical Elective 3
Total Credits (5 Courses) 15 Total Credits (5 Courses) 14
Exit with Bachelor of Engineering  in Electrical Power Engineering (132 Credit Hours) 



Concentration : Power Systems  

  • Electrical Power Transmission and Distribution
  • Renewable Energy Systems
  • Power System Analysis
  • Electrical Installation, Testing and Commissioning
  • Smart Grid Systems
  • High Voltage and Condition Monitoring
  • Electric Drives and Control


Concentration : Energy Systems Engineering

  • Resources and Conversion
  • Renewable Energy Systems
  • Energy Auditing and Management
  • Energy Systems Modeling and Forecasting
  • Energy Storage: Technology and Applications
  • Power Plant Engineering
  • Energy Efficient Buildings

Concentration : Control and Instrumentation Engineering

  • Sensors and Transducers
  • Industrial Instrumentation
  • Process Control
  • Digital Control Systems
  • Computer Control of Processes
  • Telemetry and SCADA systems
  • Digital Signal Processing


Technical Electives

  • Automation and Robotics
  • Operations Research
  • Virtual Instrumentation
  • Total Quality Management    

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