DIPLOMA PROGRAMMES

Basic information on the programme

Title of the award                                : Diploma in Civil Engineering
Duration and mode of study               : Two years, full time study
The award granting body                    : The Royal University of Bhutan

  Aims of the programme

Diploma in Civil Engineering in the college is two years full time programme which has been the most preferred programme by students across the country with highest intake annually. The programme aims to produce quality and innovative mid-level technical personnel imbued with positive interpersonal skills.  

Learning Outcomes

On completion of the Diploma in Civil Engineering programme, the graduates of will be able to:

  • Design, build, supervise, operate, and maintain construction projects and systems in the public and private sector, including roads, buildings, airports, dams, bridges, and systems for water supply and sewage treatment.
  • Create, improve and protect the environment.
  • Conduct Basic research and innovation

Curriculum Highlights

The programme is designed to train the best possible Civil Engineering graduates in terms of overall technical competency, by providing an academically rigorous technical foundation in a broad spectrum of Civil Engineering discipline such as surveying, estimation and costing, tendering process, project management and interpretations of various drawings related to Civil Engineering.The curriculum gets thorough review with the support of experts, academician and stakeholders to retain international standard and current as per the need in market.

Engineering Mathematics   Strength of Materials
Academic Skills Civil Engineering Drawing
Engineering Mechanics Surveying-I
Engineering Graphics Principles of Management
Civil Engineering Workshop Practice Soil Mechanics and Foundation Engineering.
Building Construction and Materials Computer Applications
Fluid Mechanics Dzongkha for communication

Basic information on the programme

Title of the award                                : Diploma in Electrical Engineering
Duration and mode of study            : Two years, full time study
The award granting body                 : The Royal University of Bhutan

 Aims of the programme

The broad intention of the Diploma programme in Electrical Engineering is to create a larger critical mass of qualified and competent Electrical Engineering Technicians who can support the implementation of plans and policies of the government to develop power and energy infrastructure and sustain their operation and maintenance needs.  The Diploma in Electrical programme takes into consideration the general and the specific needs of the society, major user agencies and the upcoming industries.

The programme, in general, is designed to provide broad based knowledge and skills in electrical engineering. The graduates of such programme are expected to meet the requirement of technical manpower at technician and supervisory level in following employment sectors

  • Generating power stations, distribution, transmission power companies, power project constructions and system operations.
  • Medium and large scale industries

     The Aims and Objectives of the programme are:

  • To attract and recruit students of good academic ability and potential from all social groups.
  • To develop the potential of each student to meet new challenges and to lay the foundation of versatility of thinking they will need in careers as professional diploma electrical engineers.
  • To provide students with general diploma in electrical engineering education.
  • To produce electrical engineering diploma graduates with the necessary skills to work in a team environment;
  • To provide the opportunities to further their careers and develop a wider understanding of the electrical engineering process.
  • To understand the importance of professionalism, management, and problem solving techniques for works.
  • To allow career progression and educational development to study for a Bachelor’s degree.
  • Help industrial growth by supplying the knowledgeable and skilled diploma level graduates in electrical engineering.

Learning Outcomes

Working under the close supervision of a professional engineer, an Electrical Engineering diploma graduates will be able to:

  • Interpret correctly the written and oral instructions of a professional engineer.
  • Supervise the work of all personnel for whom the diploma electrical engineer is responsible.
  • Communicate proficiently both in English and Dzongkha and prepare written technical reports.
  • Identify the causes of various defects in Electrical Engineering related works and propose measures to rectify them.
  • Prepare preliminary plans and designs, technical drawings and detailed cost estimates of electrical engineering works.
  • Maintain all books of accounts related to Electrical works and make timely reports.
  • Identify genuineness of Electrical Engineering materials.
  • Observes work place safety and infuse the value of engineering ethic in workplace

Curriculum Highlights

Year Sem Modules
I I EGP101 Engineering Graphics EEC101 Basic Electronics BEE101 Basic Electrical Engineering DZG101 Dzongkha Communication EWP101 Electrical Workshop Practice-I  
II EMC101 Electrical Machines-I ACS101 Academic Skills EDE101 Electrical Design Drawing and Estimation-I EMI101 Electrical Measurements and Instrumentation MAT101 Engineering Mathematics EWP102 Electrical Workshop Practice-II
II I EMC202 Electrical Machines-II MNG201 Principles of Management EDE202 Electrical Design Drawing and Estimation-II PSY201 Power System-I PEL201 Power Electronics  
II CSY201 Control Systems OJT201 On the Job Training and Seminar PRW201 Project Work PSY202 Power System-II PSY203 Switchgear and Protection Elective

Basic information on the programme

Title of the award                                : Diploma in Mechanical Engineering
Duration and mode of study            : Two years, full time study
The award granting body                  : The Royal University of Bhutan

 Aims of the programme

A drawing is a graphical representation of a real object. The purpose of the drawing is to define and specify the shape and size of a particular object by means of lines and other information about the object. A good drawing gives full information about the object in the shortest and simplest way.

This module will develop skills and knowledge to confidently use lines, letters and other drawing techniques in a technical drawing. They will be able to distinguish between the different types of projections, views, indicate the dimensions and tolerance of technical products, and change drawings according to specific requirements.

Learning Outcomes

On completion of the module, the students will be able to:

  • Use common drafting tools to construct engineering drawing.
  • Draw, read, and interpret the information from standard engineering drawing templates such as scales, revision block, and title.
  • Use SI units and standard scale.
  • Apply standard dimensioning conventions in engineering drawing.
  • Produce multi view drawing of an object.
  • Draw sectional views of objects.
  • Perform the projections lying in different quadrants and orientation.
  • Produce the projection of the solid such as pyramids, prisms, cylinders, cones, sphere etc.
  • Develop the surface of a simple solids.
  • Convert sketches into the standard engineering drawing.

Curriculum Highlights

Engineering Graphics Material Science
Workshop Technologies Estimating and Costing
Welding Technology Thermodynamics
Engineering Mathematics Hydraulics &Hydraulic Machines
Dzongkha for Communication Theory of Machines
Academic Skills Fluid Power
Industrial Drive and Control Automobile Engineering
Principle of Management Refrigeration and Air Conditioning
Engineering Graphics Material Science

 

Basic information on the programme

Title of the award                                : Diploma in Electronics & Communication Engineering
Duration and mode of study            : Two years, full time study
The award granting body                 : The Royal University of Bhutan

 Aims of the programme

The Diploma in Electronics and Communication Engineering aims to provide broad based knowledge and skills in the field of electronics and communication engineering. The programme is designed with special emphasis on hands-on skill development, and knowledge in modern electronics and communication technologies and their industrial applications. The programme will equip graduates with the technical competence required of engineers at the supervisory and technician levels to meet the needs of the communications and electronics industry such as in the communication and networking industries, manufacturing industries for instrumentation, automated systems in control and operations, and operation and maintenance of control room equipments and networks in hydro power. The programme provides a good balance of theory and practical skills to provide adequate
grounding in theory along with hands-on experience and skills. Students will engage in assembling electronic components/devices and their applications. Further, they will develop knowledge and skills in basic operation and control and data communication technologies involved in interfacing devices to enable them to visualize and actualize their applications in industries and relevant fields. In addition, students will also explore the interconnection between computing knowledge and communication, instrumentation and automation technologies.

Learning Outcomes

On completion of the programme, graduates are expected to be able to:

  • Acquire knowledge of scientific principles and methodology relevant to the study of electronics and communications engineering.
  • Differentiate between Electronics and Communication Engineering and Electrical Engineering by differentiating between high voltage and low voltage.
  • Apply mathematical methods and tools to evaluate engineering problems.
  • Troubleshoot and repair faults in electronic, communications and power devices and systems.
  • Operate and maintain different electronics components/devices.
  • Perform interfacing of hardware and software to control and operate electronic devices.
  • Identify and rectify various faults and defects in communication lines, instrumentation and control systems.
  • Apply industry standard instrumentation and measurement techniques.
  • Perform and demonstrate UTP and fibre optic cabling to interconnect devices for data communication.
  • Configure basic switching and routing devices in a communication system network.
  • Measure, monitor and implement process instrumentation and control in industrial applications.
  • Appreciate and apply the principles of health and safety in the workplace.
  • Understand and apply relevant standards and codes of practice.
  • Exhibit management skills and professional ethics at the workplace.

Curriculum Highlights

Modules in Electronics and Communication Engineering covers the domains of Electrical, Electronics, Communication and IT Engineering. Some of the core engineering subjects offered by the program are:

Year Sem Modules
I I

 

DZG101 Dzongkha Communication

OSH101 Occupational Health and Safety EEE101 Electrical Technology CNE101 Computer Fundamentals and Programming in C EEE102 Electronic Devices and Circuits

 

 

 

 

II AMA101 Applied Mathematics TCE101 Analog and Digital Communication ICE101 Instrumentation and Process Control

CNE102

Data Communication and Networking

ACS101 Academic Skills EEE103 Digital Electronics and Logic Circuits
II I ICE202 Microprocessors and Microcontrollers MNG201 Principles of Management TCE202 Antenna and Microwave Engineering TCE203 Telecommunication Systems EEE204 Power Electronics  
II TCE204 Wireless and Mobile Communication

OJT201

On the Job Training and Seminar

PRW201 Project Work CNE204 Optical Fibre Communication ICE203 Industrial Automation Elective

Basic information on the programme

Title of the award                                : Diploma in Surveying
Duration and mode of study             : Two years, full time study
The award granting body                  : The Royal University of Bhutan

Aims of the programme

The broad purpose of the Diploma in Surveying is to create a work force of capable middle-level surveying supervisors for sustaining the art and science of gathering, analysing and interpreting geographical information. They will need to be trained in surveying, land surveying, mapping, remote sensing, GIS and GNSS.

The knowledge gained in this programme will be relevant to the needs of modern industries such as conservation and resources management, cadastral and topological surveying, disaster management, planning and utility management, and the construction sector.

The programme will focus on the practice of professional surveying. The curriculum will integrate material from mathematics, physics, geography and surveying with the goal of producing diploma graduates capable of incorporating data from multiple sources into databases useful for land use management, and for the construction sector.  The graduates of the programme are expected to use state of the art systems for surveying, specialized computer software, and advanced equipment and technologies, such as total stations, GIS and GNSS.

Learning Outcomes

On completion of a two year full time Diploma in Surveying, the graduates are expected to be able to:

  • Interpret the written and oral instructions of a Professional Surveyor.
  • Use surveying instruments such as levels (Dumpy, Abney, etc.), theodolites, total stations and Global Navigation Satellite Systems (GNSS).
  • Test surveying instruments to ascertain if they are in good working condition.
  • Conduct and supervise detailed survey planning, topographic surveys, levelling surveys, cadastral surveys, construction surveys, triangulation surveys, GPS surveys and control surveys.
  • Compute surveying data with necessary adjustments.
  • Prepare maps manually and with CAD software.
  • Identify and place permanent survey stations to specifications.
  • Communicate proficiently in English and Dzongkha and prepare written technical reports.
  • Familiarise students with national legislations such as Land Act and Local Government Act.
  • Interpret and map remote sensing data and aerial images.

Curriculum Highlights

 

Year Sem Modules
I I Engineering Mathematics Fundamentals of Surveying Computations and Field Surveying –I Academic Skills * Computer Applications in Surveying IT Fundamentals and Office Productivity Tools 
II Computation and Field Surveying –II Engineering Survey Dzongkha* Cartography    Land Development and Site Design
II I Principles and Application of GIS Computation and Field Surveying-III Geodesy  Principles and Application of GNSS Photogrammetry and Remote sensing
II Principles of Management* Surveying  Analysis and Adjustment Legal Principles of Surveying Survey Camp Project

Basic information on the programme

Title of the award                                : Diploma in Computer System & Network
Duration and mode of study             : Two years, full time study
The award granting body                  : The Royal University of Bhutan

 Aims of the programme

The two year full-time Diploma in Computer Hardware and Networking programme was introduced in July 2012 based on the needs and demands of ICT related study and facility in the country. The aim of the programme is to provide technical skills and expertise in the fast growing field of Computer Hardware and Network Technology.  

Learning Outcomes

On completion of the Diploma in Civil Engineering programme, the graduates of will be able to:

  • Work with the office packages.
  • Troubleshoot, assemble, disassemble and repair Personal Computers (Desktops and Laptops).
  • Install, configure and administer Linux and Windows servers (DHCP, DNS, Web, FTP, etc) and Windows Active Directory
  • Perform UTP cabling and fiber optic cabling using the right tools and machines.
  • Design, test and implement networks
  • Develop web pages and web applications using standard tools and practices
  • Implement routing and switching of IP networks
  • Secure the network services of an organization
  • Manage and Administer Website and networks

Curriculum Highlights

The following core modules are being offered for the programme:

Fundamentals of Programming with C System Analysis and Design
Introduction to Database Web Technology and Design
Computer Hardware Troubleshooting and Maintenance Routing and switching
Fundamentals of Server Technology Information Security Management
Linux System Administration Windows Active Directory
Physical Networking Network Management and Monitoring
Protocols and Internetworking Standards Network Design and Management.
Linux Network Services Administration Windows Server System Administration

Basic information on the programme

Title of the award                                  : Diploma in Materials and Procurement Management
Duration and mode of study               : Two years, full time study
The award granting body                    : The Royal University of Bhutan

 Aims of the programme

The general aims of the programme is to produce technically competent manpower who can assist managers in implementing the government’s policy related to procurement and materials management. The knowledge and skills of the programme is expected to manage physical resources effectively and efficiently to enable the organizations to maximize the value of money spent and also to manage day to day purchase in an organization to support the sustainable implementation of organizational goals by reducing the expenditure on raw materials as the components of the programme deals with scientific technique, concerned with planning, organizing and control of flow of materials, from their initial purchase to destination so that the right materials are procured at the right cost and used in the right environment.

Learning Outcomes

On completion of the module, the students will be able to:

  • Manage physical resources effectively and efficiently to enable the organizations to maximize the value of money spent.
  • Manage materials with scientific technique, concerned with Planning, Organizing & Control of flow of materials, from their initial purchase to destination so that the right materials are procured at the right cost and used in the right environment.
  • Provide knowledge and skills for management of day to day purchase in an organization to ssupport the sustainable implementation of organizational goals by reducing the expenditure on raw materials.
  • Assist managers (Procurement, Administrator) in implementing the government’s Policy on Management of Material and its directives related to material management.

Curriculum Highlights

Fundamentals of Accounting Materials and Specifications
Academic Skills IT Fundamentals and Office Productivity Tools
Materials Management Dzongkha Communication
Purchase Management Introduction to Managerial Economics
Inventory Management Statistics
Database Management System Introduction to Procurement Rules and Regulations
Warehouse Management Tally
Principles and Practices of Management Logistics Management
Negotiation Skills Entrepreneurship Development (Elective)
Analytical Skills (Elective) Fundamentals of Supply Chain Management (Elective)
On-the Job Training Project Work