DIPLOMA IN ELECTRICAL ENGINEERING

ENTRY REQUIREMENTS

To be admitted for the Bachelor of Science in Civil Engineering of MRU, a candidate must satisfy the general minimum entrance requirements of the National Council of Higher Education (NCHE) and Muteesa 1 Royal University (MRU). This will be through two avenues which are:  Direct entry and Diploma entry.

DIRECT ENTRY

Candidates seeking admission through the direct entry avenue must have obtained:

  • Uganda Certificate of Education (UCE) or it's equivalent.
  • At least five passes at the same sitting in the Uganda Certificate of Education (UCE) or at O-Level. The passed subjects should include mathematics and physics.
  • At least two Principal passes were obtained at the same sitting in Uganda Advanced Certificate of Education (UACE) including mathematics and physics.
  • Eligibility to enroll for Bachelor of Science in Civil Engineering shall be computed points using the weighted index as shown in the table below; the advanced level subjects shall be grouped and weighted as shown in the table below

    GROUP

    WEIGHT SCORE

    SUBJECTS

    Essential 

    3

    Mathematics, Physics

    Relevant

    2

    Chemistry, Economics, Technical Drawing, Applied Mathematics, or Pure Mathematics.

    Desirable

    1

    General paper

    Others

    0.5

    All others

     

DIPLOMA HOLDERS’ ENTRY AVENUE

Holders of the Uganda National Examinations Board Diploma or its equivalent from a recognized institution can be admitted to the program. Applicants must have passed diploma in any of these fields;

  • Civil and Building Engineering, Water Engineering, Architectural Draughtsman ship or a related field,
  • Science Technology (Physics or Chemistry), Mechanical Engineering, Industrial Ceramics, Refrigeration, and Air Conditioning, Electrical Engineering,
  • Any other Engineering field as approved by the Muteesa I Royal University Senate.

ADMISSION TO FIRST YEAR

Candidates with ordinary diplomas can only be admitted to the first year.

ADMISSION TO OTHER YEARS

Admissions to other years of study than to the 1st year of the program shall require a special resolution of the Faculty Board and permission of the Senate of Muteesa I Royal University. The Civil Engineering Department will work out all appropriate credit transfers, which shall not exceed 40% of the minimum degree credit units. Persons holding a Higher Diploma from a recognized institution can be admitted to 3rd year, with the provision that they will be required to take some courses from the 2ndyear that the Faculty Board will have identified and deemed mandatory.

 

The qualified diplomat must be able to:

  • demonstrate the ability to apply theory and practical hand skills in electrical engineering activities and applications;
  • install, assemble, commission and maintain electrical engineering equipment or functions within applicable standards and codes of practice;
  • apply technical knowledge and analytical skills to diagnose problems in electrical equipment or systems and develop appropriate solutions;
  • demonstrate the ability to apply the principles of entrepreneurship when developing design solutions to engineering problems;
  • plan and supervise tasks and projects considering all the appropriate technical and non-technical aspects;
  • act independently and/or in a team, under supervision and, where appropriate, exhibit professional integrity.
  • communicate effectively;
  • register with ECSA as a Candidate Professional Engineering Technician in the field of Electrical Engineering.

Persons achieving this qualification will be competent to apply engineering principles and well-defined problem-solving techniques in the field of electrical engineering by operating within relevant standards and codes.

DIPLOMA IN ELECTRICAL ENGINEERING (DEE)

Full Curriculum:

 

All course units are compulsory

Total Graduation Load (Credits)   110

 Sem

 

CU/

 

LH

PH

TH

 

CH

 

Unit Code

Name/Description

 

 

 

 

 

 

Year 1 – Semester 1

 

 

 

 

 

 

FND1108D

Communication Skills 

Semester 1

3

30

30

0

45

ICT 1101D

Introduction to Computer

Semester 1

4

45

45

0

60

ENG1101D

Engineering Mathematics I

Semester 1

3

30

0

0

45

ENG112D

Mechanical Engineering Science I

Semester 1

3

30

0

30

45

ENG1102D

Engineering Drawing, I

Semester 1

4

30

45

0

45

ENG1106D

Electrical Engineering Science I

Semester 1

3

30

45

0

60

ENG1108D

Electrical Installation Theory

Semester 1

3

30

30

0

45

ENG1109D

Safety, Health and Environment

Semester 1

3

30

45

0

45

ENG1110D

Welding and Fabrication

Semester 1

3

30

30

0

45

Total  credits for the semester 1 load

 

29

 

 

 

 

 

 

Year 1 – Semester 2

 

 

 

 

 

 

ENG1201D

Engineering Mathematics II

Semester 2

3

30

0

30

45

ENG1214D

 

ELECTRICAL ENGINEERING DRAWING

Semester 2

3

30

30

0

45

ENG123D

Mechanical Engineering Science II

Semester 2

3

30

30

0

45

ENG1208D

Electrical Engineering Science II

Semester 2

3

30

45

0

45

ENG1210D

Electronics I

Semester 2

3

30

30

0

45

ENG1205D

Electrical Power Generation & Transmission

Semester 2

4

30

45

0

60

 ENG1202D

Electrical Power I

Semester 2

4

30

45

0

60

ENG1216D

Introduction to Measurements

Semester 2

4

30

45

0

60

ENG1221D

Real Life Projects I

Semester 2

4

45

45

0

60

Total  credits for the semester 2 load

 

31

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Year  2  -  Semester 1

ENG2101D

Engineering mathematics III

Semester 1

3

30

0

30

45

ENG2104D

Digital Techniques

Semester 1

3

30

30

0

45

ENG2113D

Electrical Machines & Drives

Semester 1

4

45

30

0

60

ENG2117D

Electronics II

Semester 1

3

30

45

0

45

ENG2112D

Renewable Energy

Semester 1

3

30

30

0

45

ENG2104D

Electrical Power II

Semester 1

3

30

30

0

45

ENG2114D

Computer Aided Design

Semester 1

4

30

45

0

60

Total  credits for the semester 1 load

 

23

 

 

 

 

 

Year  2

Semester 2

 

 

 

 

 

 

ENG2201D

Solar PV Technology

Semester 2

4

30

45

0

60

ENG2203D

Fundamentals of Communication systems

Semester 2

4

45

30

0

60

MGT 1201D

Entrepreneur Ship Skill

Semester 2

3

30

30

0

45

ENG 2209D

Industrial Organisation and Management

Semester 2

3

30

30

0

45

ENG 2210D

Electrical Workshop Technology and Practice

Semester 2

3

30

30

0

45

ENG 2212D

Instrumentation and Control

Semester 2

3

30

30

0

45

ENG 2221D

Real Life Projects II

Semester 2

4

30

45

0

60

ENG 2212D

Industrial Training II

Recess Term

3

30

30

0

45

Total  credits for the semester 2 load

 

27

 

 

 

 

 

 

Total Graduation Load (Credits)

 

110