With increasing global dependence on Information Technology in all aspects of our lives and In cognizance of the fact that Electrical Engineering Department has the necessary specialist staff and laboratory equipments to meet the demand for mounting Communication Engineering programme, On August 22nd, 2012, the Senate of Bayero University approved the mounting of Bachelor degree in Communication Engineering by the department, starting from the 2012/2013 academic session.
Currently, the Department of Electrical Engineering is therefore running two 5-years Bachelor degree programmes: Electrical Engineering and Computer Engineering and will beginning of the next academic session start running Bachelor of Communication Engineering degree. In both programmes, courses are grouped into levels each of which spans one academic session. Courses are common to the three programmes except in 400 and 500 levels. In addition, the department is running Postgraduate courses leading to the award of Postgraduate Diploma in Electrical Engineering, Master of Engineering degree in Electrical Engineering (with specialization in Communication Engineering, Control and Instrumentation Engineering, Electronics Engineering and Power and Machines Engineering) and Doctor of Philosophy degree in Electrical Engineering.