Master of Science in Computer Engineering
The Electrical and Computer Engineering Department at the University of Sharjah has developed a Master of Science program in Electrical and Electronics Engineering that will prepare its graduates to confidently confront the challenges of the information technology revolution and prepare them for highly rewarding careers by providing advanced knowledge and skills. The Department aspires to have well-recognized engineering programs involving excellence in teaching and research. 

Program Educational Objectives (PEOs)

The overall objective of the Master of Science in Computer Engineering is to strengthen the academic and professional knowledge of its students. The program is also intended to provide students with depth in their chosen area of focus. The specific objectives of the program are to:

  1. Educate graduate students with the advanced knowledge and skills required to solve research oriented technical problems in computer engineering. 
  2. Provide graduate students with an advanced grasp of theories and the insight required to enhance their professional careers and/or to pursue further higher education and lifelong learning.
  3. Fulfill the future needs of the Research and Development (R&D) for various industries and establishments of the United Arab Emirates (UAE) and the region as a whole. 
  4. Promote a sense of leadership with emphasis on scholarship and professional ethics. 

Student Outcomes

Upon successful completion of the Master of Science in Computer Engineering program, the student will have developed:

(a) An ability to apply knowledge of advanced mathematics, science, and engineering.

(b) An ability to design and conduct experiments/simulations for research, as well as to analyze and interpret data.

(c) An ability to design a complex system, component, or process to meet desired needs within realistic constraints such as economic, environmental, social, political, ethical, health and safety, manufacturability, and sustainability.

(d) An ability to function on multidisciplinary teams and have management and leadership capabilities.

(e) An ability to identify, formulate, and solve complex engineering problems.

(f) An understanding of professional and ethical responsibility.

(g) An ability to effectively communicate technically complex ideas and concepts in both spoken and written formats

(h) An ability to apply the impact of advanced engineering solutions in a global, economic, environmental, and societal context.

(i) A recognition of the need for, and an ability to engage in life-long learning and pursue further graduate studies.

(j) A knowledge of contemporary and professional issues in engineering practice

(k) An ability to use advanced techniques, skills, and modern engineering tools necessary for engineering practice.