Electrical and Electronic Engineering

Course details

Electrical Electronics Engineering two year pathway program enables students to complete the first two years at GISM Campus and transfer to the third year of the BEng.(Hons) in Electrical & Electronics Engineering degree of the Edinburgh Napier University (ENU), UK. Upon completion of the first year and second year, students will get the Diploma and Higher Diploma in Engineering respectively.

Through GISM Pathway programmes, students can save upto Rs. 7.2 million by studying the first two years in Sri Lanka. Students will be guided by a well qualified and experiences panel of lecturers consisting of engineers in the relevant disciplines and other professionals directly relevant to the chosen stream. Most of the lecturers are PhD or MSc qualified with years of teaching experiences both in Sri Lanka and abroad.


Higher Diploma in Engineering – first two years at GISM Campus, Sri Lanka.

Upon successful completion of Higher Diploma in Engineering, students can directly enter to the 3rd year of Bachelor of Engineering (Hons) in Electrical & Electronics Engineering – BEng.(Hons) – at Edinburgh Napier University, UK.

Course Modules 

First Year (Diploma in Engineering)

  • Computer Science and programming Fundamentals
  • Principles of Electrical and Electronics
  • Mathematics for Engineers 1
  • English and Communication Skill Development 1
  • Management Information Systems
  • Engineering Principles (Mechanical Engineering)
  • Engineering Laboratory Practice
  • Engineering Communication

Second Year (Higher Diploma in Engineering)

  • Physical Computing & Embedded Systems
  • Mathematics for Engineers 2
  • Electronics Devices and Circuits
  • English and Communication Skill Development 2
  • Management for Engineers
  • Advance Mathematics
  • Measurements, Control Systems and Instrumentation
  • Engineering Design

This electrical electronics engineering degree pathway programme prepares students to build a solid foundation in both theoretical and practical aspects of electrical/electronics engineering in order pursue a successful career in any relevant engineering discipline.

Career opportunities

  • electronics engineer
  • power engineer
  • electrical engineer
  • engineering analyst
  • hardware development engineer

You may also have the opportunity to continue on to further study at Masters and PhD level.

Entry Requirements:

To enter the Electrical Electronics Engineering Degree Pathway Programmes, students must possess a minimum of three “C” Passes in GCE A/L or London A/L Maths Stream or complete the GISM Foundation Programme.

IELTS (Academic) results of 6.0 is required when transferring to the 3rd Year of the degree at Edinburgh Napier University. IELTS support programmes, Orientation programmes and visa supports are provided by GISM Campus.

Course Fee (2017/2018):

GISM Registration Fee       : Rs. 40,000

GISM Annual Tuition Fee  : Rs. 480,000* (for 1st and 2nd years in Sri Lanka)

ENU Annual Course Fee   : GBP 13,900* (for 3rd and 4th years in UK)

Every GISM student will receive a 5%-10% scholarship on Edinburgh Napier University international course fee depending on their first two year academic performance at GISM Campus.

*Please note that course fee may change without prior notice, due to the changes in foreign exchange rates.