Degree Title: Bachelor of Engineering in Computer Engineering
With Minors: Business / Logistics
Degree Description: The aim of the Bachelor of Engineering in Computer Engineering programme is to develop the knowledge and competencies required to meet the demands of the profession of computer engineer in the Sultanate of Oman and the region. More specifically, the programme provides students with a sound theoretical and practical foundation in the relevant fields of computer science and electrical engineering, while establishing themselves with the latest computer engineering topics, such as advanced computer system architecture, design and programming, computer communication, electronic design automation, embedded systems, and high-level digital design methodologies. Throughout the proposed programme, students will gain experience with all aspects of computers, from chips to software, networks, and communications. Students will also have skills and attributes to research, design, and develop computing components within real business opportunities and to support such ventures through entrepreneurial private, government and civil society initiatives.
Programme learning outcomes:
- Ethics – The graduates have developed awareness and holistic understanding of their role as responsible citizens in an increasingly globalised context.
- Critical thinking and problem solving – The graduates are able to engage real-world problems in a theoretically informed, rigorous, and questioning manner. They are able to devise solutions, select the most appropriate one, implement it, and reflect on its performance.
- Creative thinking – The graduates have learned to think laterally and develop creative ideas.
- Individual and teamwork – The graduates have the capability to work effectively alone and in a team, to be self-directed, and to show independent judgment.
- Communication – The graduates are effective communicators, using oral, written, and electronic communication skills. They can interact confidently in a variety of settings, with a range of people from both genders, individually and in team situations, from peers to the wider community.
- Life-long learning – The graduates appreciate that learning is continuous and have the ability to continue learning throughout life. They have developed a variety of approaches to learning, including self-directed, collaborative and self-reflective processes.
- Intercultural awareness – The graduates appreciate that technology design and acceptance strongly depends on cultural factors which may differ widely across countries. They master usability analysis methods for a broad range of user groups, and can advise management what kind of technology is usable and useful in which settings.
- Entrepreneurship – The graduates are able to avoid thinking purely in technological terms because they understand the development of markets and the importance of cost-effective designs.
- Knowledge and understanding of computer science – Graduates have gained a broad and sound knowledge in mathematics, computer science and business
- Knowledge base for engineering – Graduates have demonstrated competence in engineering fundamentals as well as in computer engineering knowledge.
- System design – Graduates are able to design a system, component or a process to meet desired needs, within realistic constraints such as economic, environmental, social, ethical, health and safety, manufacturability, and sustainability.
- Experiments – Graduates have gained the ability to design and conduct experiments, as well as to analyse and interpret data
- Usage of Engineering tools – Graduates have developed the ability to create, select, adapt, and extend appropriate techniques, resources, and modern engineering tools to a range of engineering activities, from simple to complex, with an understanding of the associated limitations
- Impact of Engineering on society and environment – Graduates will have a broad education necessary to understand the impact of engineering solutions in a global, economic, environmental, and societal context
- Investigations and assessment – Graduates are able to carry out literature research and know how to use scientific databases and other sources of information for their work; in particular, they have developed the skills to identify and employ suitable software tools for their work and pursue in-depth work in a self-elected application domain.
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