Electronics and Telecommunication programme equips you to apply scientific and engineering principles to the solution of problems and to design, develop and maintain systems of telecommunication industries and allied disciplines in VLSI, ASIC, DSP, Embedded Systems and Multimedia Communications and IoT.
Candidates seeking direct admission to the programme mentioned should possess a General Education Diploma (Equivalent to 12 years of schooling or equivalent qualification) in the science stream.
A minimum score of 65% in any two of the following modules/courses:
a) Pure Math
Students who do not possess a GFP certificate or an equivalent certificate may take MEC placement test. The placement test determines proficiency levels in English, Pure Math and Computing component.
English Language in the GFP can be exempted on producing IELTS (International English Language Testing System) certificate with a score of 5.5 and above, a TOEFL equivalent or an equivalent international certification
Computing component of the GFP can be exempted if the candidate has successfully completed the ICDL or IC3 or any equivalent international diploma in IT skills.
Mathematics component in the GFP (General and Pure Mathematics/Applied Mathematics) modules can be exempted:
- If the candidate secures pass score in Paper 1 of Test of Mathematics for University Admission-TMUA or
- If the candidate secures 3/pass/satisfactory score in Paper 1 of Sixth Term Examination Paper (STEP)
A score of 60% and above in MEC placement test in each of the component would enable the student for exemption from General Foundation programme.
Due to increased demand for electrical and electronic goods, including computers and communications equipment, electronics’ manufacturers have been investing heavily in production, research and development in order to increase electronics manufacturing base in the county. This has caused a corresponding increase in demand for locally-trained professionals. As a graduate of this programme, you will acquire the knowledge and skills required in careers at entry band and middle levels in government/non-government organizations related to Telecommunications, Oil and Gas, Electronics including Mobile Communications, Wireless Networks and Digital Communications, Information Systems, Electronic components and products