DEGREE OF MASTER OF SCIENCE IN ELECTRICAL AND ELECTRONIC ENGINEERING COURSE OBJECTIVES i. ii. To target engineers with suitable qualifications to further their academic excellence in their fields of interest. To enhance independent research and production of new ideas and products in the area of electrical engineering. 1.PROGRAMMES STRUCTURE AND REGULATIONS 1.1.1 A post graduate diploma shall be done by course work, examination and project report. This is a full time course and shall extend for a minimum period of twelve (12) calendar months 1.1.2 Master of Science Degree in Electrical Engineering shall be done by course work, examination and thesis. 1.1.3 The Master of Science in Electrical Engineering course shall extend over a minimum period of 18 calendar months. The minimum period shall be six (6) months for a candidate admitted after successfully completing the corresponding JKUAT postgraduate diploma, and thus who will already have covered the coursework part of the MSc programme. 1.1.4 No candidate for the Master of Science course shall be registered as a full time student for more than 36 calendar months and for a candidate registered after obtaining the postgraduate diploma the period shall be 24 calendar months. 1.1.5 Master of Science degree in Electrical Engineering may be offered in any one of the following specialized areas: i. Control Engineering ii. Power Electronics iii. Power Systems 1.1.6 A candidate in either course shall take four (4) core course units and at least four (4) elective course units 1.1.7 A unit is defined as the equivalent of fifty (5) 1¬hour lectures. For this purpose two (2) hours of tutorial and three (3) hours of laboratory work is taken to be equivalent to one lecture hour. 1.1.8 Each candidate shall take eight (8) units in his chosen specialized area of study. 1.1.9 The first year of study for the MSc shall be devoted to course work and examinations. The second year of study shall be devoted to carrying out research and presentation of thesis. 1.1.10 A candidate : (i) Registered for the MSc. Degree after completing the corresponding postgraduate diploma, and thus the coursework part of the MSc programme, shall be required to only successfully complete an MSc Thesis. (ii) Who obtains registration as an MSc candidate after completing and graduating from the Postgraduate Diploma will be required to submit afresh research proposal and undertake additional research work commensurate with the scope for an MSc proposal previously submitted for the Postgraduate Diploma shall not be accepted. (iii) Who successfully completes the first year of . study and does 'not wish to go to the second year for whatever reason, may qualify for the award of a Postgraduate Diploma in Electrical Engineering, if in addition he/she undertakes project work as stipulated in the Postgraduate diploma in Electrical Engineering regulation. (iv) May be allowed by change his/her registration status from one of a Masters Degree student to Postgraduate Diploma before the end of the sixth week of the second semester of the first year of study. 2. ENTRY REQUIREMENTS The following shall be eligible for registration for the Post Graduate Diploma and the degree of master of Science in Electrical Engineering. 2.1 A holder of at least second class honours, Upper Division, Bachelors of Science degree in Electrical and Electronic Engineering; Electronic and Computer Engineering; or Telecommunication and Information Engineering of JKUAT. 2.2 A holder of at least second class honours, upper division, Bachelor of Science degree in Electrical Engineering, from any other institution, which is recognized by the University Senate as being of equivalent academic status to the programmes in 4.1; or 2.3 A holder of a Bachelor of Science degree of at least second class honours, upper division, in a related field which is recognized by the University Senate as an adequate prerequisite for the MSc. In Electrical Engineering. 2.4 Holders of a second class honours, lower division, Bachelor of Science degree in Electrical and Electronic Engineering; Electronic and computer Engineering or Telecommunication and Information Engineering of JKUAT, or of any other institution, which is recognized by the University Senate as being of equivalent academic status, and who in addition must show proof of either two years relevant experience and professional development or academic advancement through research and publication since graduation with the bachelors degree. 2.5 A holder of other qualifications recognized by JKUAT Senate as being equivalent to 4.1, 4.2 and 4.3. 3. HOW TO APPLY For the self sponsored students, advertisement is usually through the press. The application forms are then obtainable from the office of the Principal, College of Engineering and Technology, JKUAT, upon payment of a non¬refundable fee of Kshs. 1,500.00 for Kenyan Citizens and US$50.00 for Non-Citizens.