King Abdullah II School of Engineering
Electrical Engineering

ELECTRICAL POWER AND ENERGY ENGINEERING B.SC. - About

The growth of solar energy, wind energy, and other resources, combined with trends such as electric and hybrid vehicles have a profound impact on the global society; this requires well trained and skilled engineers to cope with advancements in this area. The curriculum of the program is the first of its kind in Jordan that focuses on both electrical power and energy. It provides students with up-to-date courses in electricity generation, distribution and control. It covers analysis and design using latest international tools and software adopted by modern industry. The curriculum was designed to include a solid background in electrical engineering supplementary areas such as: electronics, computers, communications and control.

Students acquire the needed practical skills that go hand in hand with their theoretical knowledge in various fields and learn how other forms of energy are converted to electrical energy, transported and used. In their project works, students learn problem solving and structured work methods, and how to use electric power technology to solve industrial problems.

The curriculum is based on 160 credits semester hours. Students usually graduate in five years or less. The program accepts students who succeed in their Jordanian General Secondary Exam/Science Stream, or equivalent, with an average of at least 80%.

Mission
To provide students with the fundamental knowledge, skills, and professional experience necessary for successful careers in industrial or academic roles that involve alternative energy and sustainable technologies. Graduates of the program will be able to work collaboratively, conduct independent and multidisciplinary research and recognize their role in solving global challenges.