Technology / Electrical and Electronic Engineering


Degree awarded:
  • M.Phil
  • M.Phil (EU-ECOWAS)
  • M.Phil/Ph.D
  • M.Phil/Ph.D (EU-ECOWAS)
  • M.Sc
  • M.Sc (EU-ECOWAS)
  • M.Sc Micro-Processor Engineering
  • Ph.D
  • Ph.D (EU-ECOWAS)
  • Master of Science in Electrical and Electronic Engineering (Telecommunication)
  • Master of Science in Electrical and Electronic Engineering (Electrical Power Systems)
  • Master in Micro-Processor and Control Engineering
  • Master of Science in Electrical and Electronic Engineering (Instrumentation and Control)
  • Master in Microprocessor and Control Engineering
Field of interest:
  • Electrical Power Systems
  • Energy Conversion Systems
  • Instrumentation and Control
  • Not Applicable
  • Telecommunication
  • Telecommunications
Entry requirements:

    General Regulations Governing Admission to Higher Degree Programmes

    • Candidates for admission to higher degree programmes shall normally be graduates of the University of Ibadan or other Universities/Institutions recognised by the Senate. Admission shall be made by the Postgraduate College on the recommendation of the appropriate Faculty Postgraduate Committee.
    • Candidates without any previous higher degrees in the relevant discipline may be admitted only to either the Degree of Master or the Professional Degree of Master.
    • Candidates with recognised “Research Higher” Degree in the relevant discipline may be admitted to the M.Phil or Ph.D. degree programmes as appropriate, on the recommendation of the appropriate Faculty Postgraduate Committee.
    • A candidate admitted to the degree of Master of University of Ibadan who obtained a weighted average mark of 55.0 – 59.9%, or a CGPA of between 4.0 and 4.9 may be offered provisional admission to the M.Phil./Ph.D programmes. Such candidates shall be assessed within three semesters of full time and four semesters of part time registration for the M.Phil/Ph.D to Ph.D conversion. This shall also apply to students who graduated from other universities.


    • All University of Ibadan graduates should be admitted to Postgraduate programme with the ordinary level criteria existing at the time their first admission. Candidate who did not fulfill the requirements as at the time of their admission are not eligible for consideration.
    • Special consideration may be given to candidates, who obtained their first degree not less than 20 years from the time of seeking admission to any postgraduate programmes. Such candidates must have been found to possess special skills or abilities and professionally or academically engaged during the period of 20 years.
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Our Electrical and Electronic Engineering discipline focuses on the design, development, and application of electrical systems and electronic devices. We cover a broad range of topics related to the generation, transmission, distribution, and utilization of electrical power, as well as the design and implementation of electronic circuits, systems, and devices. Here is an overview of the typical course topics covered in electrical and electronic engineering programs:

Circuit Analysis: 

  • This course introduces the fundamental principles of electrical circuits and circuit analysis techniques. Students learn about circuit elements, network theorems, transient and steady-state analysis, and frequency response of electrical circuits.


  • This course covers the principles and design of electronic circuits and devices. Students learn about semiconductor materials, diodes, transistors, operational amplifiers, and digital logic circuits. They gain hands-on experience in designing and building electronic circuits.


  • This course focuses on the theory and applications of electromagnetic fields and waves. Students learn about Maxwell's equations, electromagnetic wave propagation, transmission lines, antennas, and electromagnetic compatibility.

Power Systems: 

  • This course explores the generation, transmission, and distribution of electrical power. Students study power generation technologies, power system analysis, power electronics, renewable energy sources, and grid integration of renewable energy.

Control Systems: 

  • This course introduces the principles and techniques of control systems engineering. Students learn about mathematical modeling of dynamic systems, feedback control theory, stability analysis, and controller design.

Digital Signal Processing: 

  • This course covers the theory and applications of digital signal processing techniques. Students learn about discrete-time signals and systems, digital filters, spectral analysis, and applications in speech and audio processing, image processing, and communications.


  • This course focuses on the design and fabrication of integrated circuits and microelectronic devices. Students learn about semiconductor device physics, integrated circuit design methodologies, fabrication processes, and nanotechnology.

Communication Systems: 

  • This course covers the principles and techniques of communication systems. Students learn about analog and digital modulation techniques, channel coding, multiple access techniques, wireless communication systems, and network protocols.

Renewable Energy Systems: 

  • This course explores the design, integration, and management of renewable energy systems. Students learn about solar energy, wind energy, hydropower, biomass energy, and energy storage technologies.

Engineering Ethics and Professional Practice:

  • This course emphasizes the ethical responsibilities and professional standards in engineering practice. Students learn about the social, economic, and environmental impact of engineering projects and develop ethical decision-making skills.

Few/Some of the Course Content


TEL 754Non-Linear Systems & Adaptive Control
TEL 753Computer-Aided Design of Systems
TEL 752Active Network Synthesis
TEL 751Digital Signal Processing
TEL 706Seminar
TEL 705IC Circuits & Systems Design
TEL 704Digital Control Systems
TEL 703Linear Multivariable Systems
TEL 702Micro Processor & Computer Programming
TEL 701Software Engineering & Computer Programming 
TEL 756Robotics
TEL 757Transducers
TEL 799Projects
TEL 731Seminar
TEL 732Advanced Network Analysis and Synthesis
TEL 733Computational Techniques
TEL 734Soft Computing Techniques
TEL 737Signal Processing
TEL 799Research Project
TEL 761Mobile and Cellular Radio Communication Systems 1
TEL 762Data Communication Networks and Protocols
TEL 764Information Theory and Coding
TEL 767Satellite Communication

Entry Requirement


Career Path

Electrical and Electronic Engineering offers numerous opportunities for professional growth and advancement. Here are some potential career paths you can pursue:

Electrical Engineer: 

  • As an electrical engineer, you can work in various industries, including power generation, telecommunications, manufacturing, construction, and transportation. You may be involved in the design, development, installation, and maintenance of electrical systems, equipment, and infrastructure. You can specialize in areas such as power systems, control systems, electronics, or telecommunications.

Electronics Engineer: 

  • Electronics engineers focus on the design and development of electronic circuits, devices, and systems. You can work in industries such as consumer electronics, telecommunications, automotive, aerospace, and medical devices. You may be responsible for designing and testing electronic components, ensuring their functionality and reliability.

Control Systems Engineer: 

  • Control systems engineers work on the design and implementation of control systems for various applications. You can specialize in areas such as robotics, automation, process control, or industrial systems. You may develop algorithms and control strategies to optimize the performance and efficiency of systems.

Power Systems Engineer: 

  • Power systems engineers are involved in the design, operation, and management of electrical power systems. You can work in power utilities, renewable energy companies, or consulting firms. You may work on projects related to power generation, transmission, distribution, and renewable energy integration. You may also focus on ensuring power system reliability, stability, and efficiency.

Telecommunications Engineer: 

  • Telecommunications engineers specialize in the design, development, and maintenance of communication networks and systems. You can work in the telecommunications industry, designing and implementing wired and wireless communication systems. You may be involved in areas such as network infrastructure, data transmission, signal processing, and communication protocols.

Research and Development Engineer: 

  • With a focus on research and development, you can work in academic institutions, government research labs, or private companies. You may conduct research, develop new technologies and products, and improve existing systems. You can contribute to advancements in areas such as renewable energy, telecommunications, electronics, or control systems.

Project Manager: 

  • With experience and additional skills in project management, you can take on roles as project managers. You can oversee engineering projects, ensuring they are completed within budget, on time, and according to specifications. You will coordinate teams, manage resources, and communicate with stakeholders to ensure project success.

Consulting Engineer: 

  • Consulting engineers provide expert advice and solutions to clients. You can work for consulting firms or as independent consultants, offering your expertise in electrical and electronic engineering. You may provide engineering services, conduct feasibility studies, offer technical advice, and assist clients with project implementation.


  • Some graduates choose to start their own businesses or become entrepreneurs in the field of electrical and electronic engineering. You can develop and market innovative products, provide engineering services, or specialize in specific niche markets. Entrepreneurship allows you to have more control over your work and pursue your own ideas and projects.

These career paths provide a glimpse into the opportunities available to graduates in Electrical and Electronic Engineering. The field is dynamic and evolving, offering a wide range of possibilities to apply your skills and knowledge in various industries and sectors. It is important to continue learning and staying updated with advancements in the field to thrive in your chosen career path.



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