LONDON, July 5, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- The Department of Electrical and Electronic Engineering at Xi'an Jiaotong-Liverpool University has obtained full accreditation for its BEng and MSc programmes from The Institution of Engineering and Technology (IET).
During their visits, the accreditation panel commended the quality and desirability of the EEE programmes. In particular, they remarked: "Academic staff are qualified to PhD level. They are well experienced in areas relevant to the programmes and are passionate about the student experience."
The full accreditation was obtained after persistent joint efforts of EEE staff, especially a working group headed by Professor Eng Gee Lim.
"This was a difficult task, involving a great deal of effort on behalf of the entire department," said Professor Lim, head of department at EEE. "I'm so pleased about the outcome, this means all of our programmes in EEE are recognised internationally as professional qualifications and their quality is guaranteed. It is in line with Professor Youmin Xi's [XJTLU executive president] vision to train our students to become internationally recognised global citizens."
The IET is one of the world's leading professional societies for the engineering and technology community and IET accreditation, licensed by the Engineering Council of the UK, covers a broad spectrum of engineering and technology subjects. It is an internationally respected benchmark awarded to high-quality programmes within and outside the UK that meet the educational requirements of the UK Standard for Professional Engineering Competence (UK-SPEC).
Students graduating from these accredited programmes can enjoy a more straightforward registration process for incorporated engineer (IEng) or chartered engineer (CEng) registration. The Department of Electrical and Electronic Engineering at XJTLU offers four undergraduate and programmes two masters including:
Founded in 2006, Xi'an Jiaotong-Liverpool University is the largest international joint venture university in China, a partnership between Xi'an Jiaotong University and the University of Liverpool. An independent, Sino-British joint venture, the University is based in Suzhou in China's Jiangsu province, a high-tech, high-growth corridor just 25 minutes from Shanghai. The University's vision is to become a research-led international university in China and a Chinese university recognised internationally for its unique features.
SOURCE Xi'an Jiaotong-Liverpool University