Electrical and Electronic Engineering

This broad course balances the study of electronic and electrical engineering and focuses on the application of electrical and electronic engineering skills to real-world engineering situations.

Develop the ability to analyse engineering systems, designs, processes and products, use computer-aided engineering tools and design techniques, as well as how to apply management and business concepts.

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4 Years
1st & 2nd Years @ GISM
3rd & 4th Years @ Edinburgh Napier University, UK.

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 Mathematics 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.