The Computer and Communication Engineering programme focuses on computer and communication engineering concepts and applications. The programme provides exposure to diverse cutting-edge technologies spanning computer architecture, microprocessors, embedded systems, digital signal processing, and modern digital and analogue communication systems.
The Computer and Communication Engineering undergraduate programme is under the Computer Engineering Department which has a highly qualified and diverse team of academic staff that provide students with inspiration and quality education in the theory and practice of computer and communication systems. The Computer Engineering Department has computer engineering labs equipped with the latest tools and technology to build creativity and inspire innovation.
The Computer and Communication Engineering undergraduate programme is lined with the ABET accreditation to provide assurance that our programme meets the quality standards of the profession and give the BSCCE graduates an international accreditation for the national, GCC and international job market.
The aim of the programme is to enable graduates to:
Graduates from the department of computer engineering have the opportunity to work as Computer engineer’s, Telecommunication Engineer’s, Communication Networks Engineer’s and other career prospects in such growth areas as Telecommunications and Internet technology, Automotive and Traffic Technology, etc. Besides this, they have the opportunity to be instructors in universities after continuing their higher studies.
Year one consists of the University and College required courses and includes the following courses: Arabic, Academic English I, Introduction to Computers & IT, Calculus I, General Physics I, Academic English II, Modern History of Bahrain, Introduction to Computer Programmeming, Calculus II, General Physics II, Introduction to Statistics, Principles of Human Rights.
Year two consists of the remaining college requirement courses and includes the following courses: Electric Circuits, Digital Logic, MATLAB & Simulink, Object-Oriented Programmeming I, Academic English III, Data Networks, Data Structures and Algorithms, Signals & Systems, Object-Oriented Programmeming II, Calculus III, Academic English IV.
Year three includes the following courses: Computer Architecture and Organization, Communication Systems I, Ethics and Professional Practice in IT & Engineering, Windows Server Network Infrastructure, Microprocessors, Principles of Control Systems.
Year four focuses on the remaining major courses and consists of the following courses: Multimedia Communications Overview, Computer Security, Research Methods in IT and Engineering, Operating Systems, Digital Signal Processing, Network Design and Security, Wireless Communications, Distributed Systems, Work-place Internship, Final Project.
To be eligible for consideration for admission at the undergraduate level, an applicant should normally hold a recently issued recognized secondary school certificate or its equivalent. The requirements for admission stated by the University are in all cases the minimum demanded for admission, and their fulfilment by a candidate does not automatically ensure his /her selection. Prior to enrolling at Ahlia University, citizens of non-GCC States should secure residence permits in the Kingdom of Bahrain; otherwise, their admission will be conditional and subject to being rescinded at the discretion of the University
Applicants must demonstrate a level of English proficiency consistent with the demands of an academic programme taught and assessed almost exclusively in the English language. This can be done in one of the following ways:
The applicants who meet the following programme specific admission requirements will be admitted to the programme:
Academic Score in the Secondary School Certificate (Tawjihia) or its Equivalent
The estimated duration for completion of a Bachelors Degree at Ahlia University is 4 years. This is structured around 134 credit-hours covering 45 courses.
The duration of study for each course is fifteen weeks, covering approximately 45 study hours.