Communications Engineering

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Structure and Duration

 
 

All students need to complete 30 Academic Units (AUs) and achieve a CGPA of not less than 2.5 to graduate. Each course consists of 39 hours of lectures and is assigned 3 AUs. Classes for each course are held once a week for three hours and examinations are conducted during office hours at the end of each semester. There are 2 study options to complete the programme:

For students admitted to the programme before Academic Year 2017-2018:

Option 1
Coursework + Dissertation
​​Option 2
Coursework
​​​8 courses + dissertation project
(30 AUs in total)
​​​10 courses
(30 AUs in total)
  • ​6 specialized courses (18 AUs)
  • ​6 specialized courses (18 AUs)​
  • 1 prescribed elective (3 AUs)​
  • 2 prescribed electives (6 AUs)​
  • ​1 general elective (3 AUs)
  • 2 general electives​ (6 AUs)
  • Dissertation (6 AUs)​
 
 
For students admitted to the programme from Academic Year 2017-2018 onwards:
 
Option 1
Coursework + Dissertation
​​Option 2
Coursework
​​​8 courses + dissertation project
(30 AUs in total)
​​​10 courses
(30 AUs in total)
  • ​5 specialized courses (> 15 AUs)
  • ​5 specialized courses (> 18 AUs)​
  • 1 prescribed elective (> 3 AUs)​
  • 2 prescribed electives (> 6 AUs)​
  • ​2 general electives (< 6 AUs)
  • 3 general electives​​ (< 9 AUs)
  • Dissertation (6 AUs)​


Full time students are strongly recommended to select Option 1. However, students are advised to approach the programme director if they wish to choose Option 2.

Note: The programme structure will be subject to change without prior notice.