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Electrical and Computer Engineering, B.Eng.

  • Application Deadline
  • 48 months
University rank #220 (QS) Beirut, Lebanon
The Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering offers two undergraduate programs leading to the degree of Bachelor of Engineering and a minor in Biomedical Engineering.
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The Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering offers the degree of Bachelor of Engineering in two majors:

  • Computer and Communications Engineering (CCE)
  • Electrical and Computer Engineering (ECE) 

The mission of the undergraduate programs is to impart a basic understanding of electrical and computer engineering built on a foundation of mathematics, physical sciences, and technology. This will help expose students to practical and major design experiences and provide students with a global perspective and an awareness of their leadership role in regional development. This preparation is augmented by the liberal arts education offered to all undergraduates at the American University of Beirut. 

The Electrical and Computer Engineering program provides the students with options to explore and specialize in one or more areas of electrical and computer engineering. 

The Computer and Communications Engineering program prepares its graduates for careers and graduate studies in information and communication technologies. 

The department also offers one minor in Biomedical Engineering.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 48 months
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

Courses Included:

  • Engineering Economy
  • Technical English
  • Ethics course
  • Calculus and Analytic Geometry
  • Differential Equations
  • Discrete Structures
  • Elementary Linear Algebra with Applications or
  • Linear Algebra
  • Introduction to Probability and Random Variables
  • Introduction to Analysis

English Language Requirements

You need the following IELTS score:

  • Minimum required score:


    The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

General Requirements

To apply for regular admissions, the student needs to submit an undergraduate application along with the following documents:

  • SAT1 results
  • High school records during grades 10 and 11
  • Counselor/Teacher recommendation(s)/Extracurricular Activities/Other Achievements

Tuition Fee

  • International

    842 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 842 USD per credit and a duration of 48 months.
  • National

    842 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 842 USD per credit and a duration of 48 months.
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Living costs for Beirut

  • 750 - 1600 USD/month
    Living Costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


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