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MASTER OF SCIENCE PROGRAM IN ELECTRICAL ENGINEERING 


The Electrical Engineering Department offers graduate programs leading to the degree of Master of Science in Electrical Engineering. The program has been designed to reflect the modern trends and developments in the Electrical Engineering curricula. The program is available with the following options in several specializations:

- Thesis Option.

- Non-Thesis Option.

 

Aims of the Master Program:

-     Offering specialized courses for electrical engineers.

-     Development of production and service sectors in the Kingdom.

-     Combining the university with industrial and technical sectors into common research programs.

-     Promoting scientific and applied researches particularly that are related to development requirements of the kingdom.

 

Degree Requirements for MSc (Thesis Option) Degree Program:

1.   Completing 24 credit hours of course work from the approved graduate courses as follows:

-     9 credit hours of common courses.

-     15 credit hours of specialized electrical engineering courses following the Departmental regulations.

2.   The student must successfully complete and defend a thesis on a selected research topic in the area of specialization.

 

Common Courses

 

Course Code Course Title Credit hours

GE 501

EE 502

Math 505

Computer Simulation of Engineering Systems

Modelling of Stochastic Engineering Systems

Numerical Linear Algebra

3 (3,0)

3 (3,0)

3 (3,0)

 

1- Electronics

 

Level

Course Code

Course Title

Credit hours

I

GE 501

EE 503

Math 505

Computer Simulation of Engineering Systems

Advanced Digital Circuit Design

Numerical Linear Algebra

3

3

3

II

EE 502

EE 504

Modelling of Stochastic Engineering Systems

Electronic Devices

3

3

III

EE ---

EE ---

EE ---

Course selected by the department from List 1-A*

Course selected by the department from List 1-A*

Course selected by the department from List 1-A or List 1-B *

List 1-A

EE 506  Advanced Analysis of Electronic Circuits

EE 507  VLSI Design

EE 508  Optoelectronics

EE 509  Embedded Systems

EE 510  Data Communication Integrated Circuits

EE 512  Applications of Integrated Circuits

EE 515  Microwave Electronics

EE 516  Selected Topics in Electronics

EE 517  VLSI Fabrication Technology

EE 519  System on Chip

List 1-B

EE 524  Communication Networks

EE 526  Optical Communications

EE 528  Digital Communications

EE 550  Internet Technologies and E-Services

EE 552  Advanced Microprocessors and their Applications

EE 553  Computer Organization and Architecture

EE 575  Mobile Communications

3

3

3

 

EE 600

Thesis

-

*

This course is selected by the department according to its capabilities and circumstances.

 

2- Communications

 

Level

Course Code

Course Title

Credit hours

I

GE 501

EE 521

Math 505

Computer Simulation of Engineering Systems

Electromagnetic Fields

Numerical Linear Algebra

3

3

3

II

EE 502

EE 528

Modelling of Stochastic Engineering Systems

Digital Communications

3

3

III

EE ---

EE ---

EE ---

Course selected by the department from List 2-A*

Course selected by the department from List 2-A*

Course selected by the department from List 2-A or List 2-B *

List 2-A

EE 524  Communication Networks

EE 526  Optical Communications

EE 571  Digital Image Processing

EE 572  Satellite Communications

EE 573  Information Theory

EE 574  Error correcting coding for communication systems

EE 575  Mobile Communications

EE 576  Selected Topics in Communications and Signal Processing

EE 577  Selected Topics in Electromagnetic waves and Microwave Engineering

List 2-B

EE 508  Optoelectronics

EE 510  Data Communication Integrated Circuits

EE 515  Microwave Electronics

EE 550  Internet Technologies and E-Services

EE 551  Computer Controlled Systems

EE 559  Intelligent Control Systems

EE 585  Power System Operation and Control

 

3

3

3

 

EE 600

Thesis

-

*

This course is selected by the department according to its capabilities and circumstances.

 

3- Electrical Machines and Power Electronics

 

Level

Course Code

Course Title

Credit hours

I

GE 501

EE 532

Math 505

Computer Simulation of Engineering systems

The Generalized Theory of Electrical Machines

Numerical Linear algebra

3

3

3

II

EE 502

EE 534

Modelling of Stochastic Engineering Systems

Power Semiconductor Converters

3

3

III

EE ---

EE ---

EE ---

Course selected by the department from List 3-A*

Course selected by the department from List 3-A*

Course selected by the department from List 3-A or List 3-B *

List 3-A

EE 530  Design of Electrical Machines

EE 531  Advanced Theory of Electrical Machines

EE 533  Electrical Machine Dynamics

EE 535  Selected Topics in Electrical Machines

EE 536  Electrical Machines for Special Purposes

EE 537  Selected Topics in Power Electronics

List 3-B

EE 548  Power System Protection

EE 552  Advanced Microprocessors and their Applications

3

3

3

 

EE 600

Thesis

-

*

This course is selected by the department according to its capabilities and circumstances.

 

4- Electrical Power

 

Level

Course Code

Course Title

Credit hours

I

GE 501

EE 585

Math 505

Computer Simulation of Engineering systems

Power System Operation and Control

Numerical Linear algebra

3

3

3

II

EE 502

EE 546

Modelling of Stochastic Engineering Systems

High Voltage Test Techniques

3

3

III

EE ---

EE ---

EE ---

Course selected by the department from List 4-A*

Course selected by the department from List 4-A*

Course selected by the department from List 4-A or List 4-B *

List 4-A

EE 544  Reliability Evaluation and Power System Planning

EE 547  Selected Topics in Power Systems

EE 548  Power System Protection

EE 549  Power System Dynamics

EE 581  High Voltage Transmission Systems

EE 582  Power System Transients

EE 583  Distribution System Engineering

List 4-B

EE 509  Embedded Systems

EE 524  Communication Networks

EE 533  Electrical Machine Dynamics

EE 534  Power Semiconductor Converters

EE 552  Advanced Microprocessors and their Applications

EE 559  Intelligent Control Systems

EE 560  Advanced Control Techniques

3

3

3

 

EE 600

Thesis

-

*

This course is selected by the department according to its capabilities and circumstances.

 

5- Control Systems and Computers

 

Level

Course Code

Course Title

Credit hours

I

GE 501

EE 551

Math 505

Computer Simulation of Engineering systems

Computer Controlled Systems

Numerical Linear algebra

3

3

3

II

EE 502

EE 552

Modelling of Stochastic Engineering Systems

Advanced Microprocessors and their Applications

3

3

III

EE ---

EE ---

EE ---

Course selected by the department from List 5-A*

Course selected by the department from List 5-A*

Course selected by the department from List 5-A or List 5-B *

List 5-A

EE 550  Internet Technologies and E-Services

EE 553  Computer Organization and Architecture

EE 554  Performance Evaluations of Computing Systems

EE 557  Linear Systems

EE 559  Intelligent Control Systems

EE 560  Advanced Control Techniques

EE 561  Selected Topics in Computers

EE 562  Selected Topics in Control

List 5-B

EE 509  Embedded Systems

EE 524  Communication Networks

EE 536  Electrical Machines for Special Purposes

EE 571  Digital Image Processing

EE 573  Information Theory

3

3

3

 

EE 600

Thesis

-

*

This course is selected by the department according to its capabilities and circumstances.

 

 

Degree Requirements for M. Sc. (Non-Thesis Option) Program:

1.   Completing 36 credit hours of course work from the approved graduate courses as follows:

-     9 credit hours of common courses.

-     27 credit hours of specialized electrical engineering courses following the Departmental regulations.

2.   The student must successfully complete a research project, which comprises two parts (EE598 & EE599), each having 3 credit hours. Each part is graded pass/fail.

Common Courses

 

Course Code Course Title Credit hours

GE 501

EE 502

Math 505

Computer Simulation of Engineering Systems

Modelling of Stochastic Engineering Systems

Numerical Linear Algebra

3 (3,0)

3 (3,0)

3 (3,0)

 

1- Electronics (Non-Thesis)

 

Level

Course Code

Course Title

Credit hours

I

 GE 501

 EE 503

 Math 505

Computer Simulation of Engineering Systems

Advanced Digital Circuit Design

Numerical Linear Algebra

3

3

3

II

EE 502

EE 504

EE 506

Modelling of Stochastic Engineering Systems

Electronic Devices

Advanced Analysis of Electronic Circuits

3

3

3

III

EE 507

EE ---

EE ---

VLSI Design

Course selected by the department from List 1-A*

Course selected by the department from List 1-A*

3

3

3

IV

EE 598

EE ---

EE ---

Research Project (1)

Course selected by the department from List 1-A*

Course selected by the department from List 1-A or List 1-B *

3

3

3

V

EE 599

EE ---

Research Project (2)

Course selected by the department from List 1-A or List 1-B *

List 1-A

EE 508  Optoelectronics

EE 509  Embedded Systems

EE 510  Data Communication ICs

EE 512  Applications of Integrated Circuits

EE 515  Microwave Electronics

EE 516  Selected Topics in Electronics

EE 517  VLSI Fabrication Technology

EE 519  System on Chip

List 1-B

EE 524  Communication Networks

EE 526  Optical Communications

EE 528  Digital Communications

EE 550  Internet Technologies and E-Services

EE 552  Advanced Microprocessors and their Applications

EE 553  Computer Organization and Architecture

EE 575  Mobile Communications

3

3

*

This course is selected by the department according to its capabilities and circumstances.

 

2- Communications (Non-Thesis)

 

Level

Course Code

Course Title

Credit hours

I

GE 501

EE 521

Math 505

Computer Simulation of Engineering Systems

Electromagnetic Fields

Numerical Linear Algebra

3

3

3

II

EE 502

EE 528

EE 571

Modelling of Stochastic Engineering Systems

Digital Communications

Digital Image Processing

3

3

3

III

EE 524

EE ---

EE ---

Communication Networks

Course selected by the department from List 2-A*

Course selected by the department from List 2-A*

3

3

3

IV

EE 598

EE ---

EE ---

Research Project (1)

Course selected by the department from List 2-A*

Course selected by the department from List 2-A or List 2-B *

3

3

3

V

EE 599

EE ---

Research Project (2)

Course selected by the department from List 2-A or List 2-B *

List 2-A

EE 526  Optical Communications

EE 572  Satellite Communications

EE 573  Information Theory

EE 574  Error correcting coding for communication systems

EE 575  Mobile Communications

EE 576  Selected Topics in Communications and Signal Processing

EE 577  Selected Topics in Electromagnetic waves and Microwave Engineering

List 2-B

EE 508  Optoelectronics

EE 510  Data Communication ICs

EE 515  Microwave Electronics

EE 550  Internet Technologies and E-Services

EE 551  Computer Controlled Systems

EE 559  Intelligent Control Systems

EE 585  Power System Operation and Control

3

3

*

This course is selected by the department according to its capabilities and circumstances.

 
 
3- Electrical Power (Non-Thesis)
 
 

Level

Course Code

Course Title

Credit hours

I

GE 501

EE 585

Math 505

Computer Simulation of Engineering Systems

Power System Operation and Control

Numerical Linear Algebra

3

3

3

II

EE 502

EE 534

EE 546

Modelling of Stochastic Engineering Systems

Power Semiconductor Converters

High Voltage Test Techniques

3

3

3

III

EE 544

EE ---

EE ---

Reliability Evaluation and Power System Planning

Course selected by the department from List 3-A*

Course selected by the department from List 3-A*

3

3

3

IV

EE 598

EE ---

EE ---

Research Project (1)

Course selected by the department from List 3-A*

Course selected by the department from List 3-A or List 3-B *

3

3

3

V

EE 599

EE ---

 

Research Project (2)

Course selected by the department from List 3-A or List 3-B *

List 3-A

EE 531  Advanced Theory of Electrical Machines

EE 533  Electrical Machine Dynamics

EE 536  Electrical Machines for Special Purposes

EE 547  Selected Topics in Power Systems

EE 548  Power System Protection

EE 549  Power System Dynamics

EE 581  High Voltage Transmission Systems

EE 582  Power System Transients

EE 583  Distribution System Engineering

List 3-B

EE 509  Embedded Systems

EE 524  Communication Networks

EE 551  Computer Controlled Systems

EE 552  Advanced Microprocessors and their Applications

EE 559  Intelligent Control Systems

EE 560  Advanced Control Techniques

3

3

 

*

This course is selected by the department according to its capabilities and circumstances.

 

4- Control Systems and Computers (Non-Thesis)

 

Level

Course Code

Course Title

Credit hours

I

GE 501

EE 551

Math 505

Computer Simulation of Engineering Systems

Computer Controlled Systems

Numerical Linear Algebra

3

3

3

II

EE 502

EE 552

EE 553

Modelling of Stochastic Engineering Systems

Advanced Microprocessors and their Applications

Computer Organization and Architecture

3

3

3

 

EE 557

EE ---

EE ---

Linear Systems

Course selected by the department from List 4-A*

Course selected by the department from List 4-A*

3

3

3

IV

EE 598

EE ---

EE ---

Research Project (1)

Course selected by the department from List 4-A*

Course selected by the department from List 4-A or List 4-B *

3

3

3

V

EE 599

EE ---

 

Research Project (2)

Course selected by the department from List 4-A or List 4-B *

List 4-A

EE 550  Internet Technologies and E-Services

EE 554  Performance Evaluations of Computing Systems

EE 559  Intelligent Control Systems

EE 560  Advanced Control Techniques

EE 561  Selected Topics in Computers

EE 562  Selected Topics in Control

List 4-B

EE 509  Embedded Systems

EE 524  Communication Networks

EE 536  Electrical Machines for Special Purposes

EE 571  Digital Image Processing

EE 573  Information Theory

3

3

*

This course is selected by the department according to its capabilities and circumstances.