What will I learn?

Introduction

Bachelor of Computer and Communication Systems Engineering is a four-year (eight semesters) programme with 126 total credits requirement for graduation. The programme encapsulates courses that are related to inculcate knowledge and ability to solve problems and execute design and development to produce professionals in the field of computer and communication systems engineering. The programme has been offered since the year of 1996 in which curriculum revision and improvement have been carried out regularly. This is to ensure the offered programme not only caters the qualification of the accreditation body but also relevant to the industrial and current needs. Curriculum structure is always developed based on the elements and guidelines outlined by the Engineering Accreditation Council (EAC). This programme is also in line with the country’s national industrial policy to develop technologies and manpower in the field of computer and communication systems engineering.

Objectives of this programme are to produce engineers who have sufficient knowledge in the field of computer and communication systems engineering, and to provide appropriate skills and attitudes to work in industries. Guidance is also given to nurture creative and innovative thinking, as well as, inculcate sensitivity and responsibility towards the society, cultures and environment. The programme is also targeting to produce engineers that are capable to work in advanced design and development in related fields of computer and communication systems engineering.

Career Opportunity

Vast career opportunity is available for the programme’s graduates in which they could venture in the field of computer and communication systems engineering such as software, telecommunications, broadcasting, radio frequency, electronic systems, optical fibre, information and communication technologies (ICT) engineers as well as researchers and entrepreneurs. Every organization is seen to have its own telecommunication network and information technology infrastructures that will provide career opportunity in the field. Expertise in this field is required to fulfil the qualified professional employee requirements in the field of Communications Content and Infrastructure (CCI) which is among of the twelve main areas in the National Key Economic Areas (NKEA).

Which department am I in?

Faculty of Engineering

Study options

Full Time (4 years (8 semesters))

Tuition fees
RM17,500.00 (3,13,199) per year
RM 70,000 for the entire course; RM 8,750 for per semester
Start date

Expected September 2021

Venue

Universiti Putra Malaysia

SERDANG,

Selangor,

43400, Malaysia

Entry requirements

For students from United States

Applicant who is interested in pursuing his/ her studied at UPM must fulfil the following: To have received a National Higher School Certificate (or an Advanced Level or the equivalent of 12 years of basic education) with the grade 80% and above. or a Diploma from recognized Institutions with at least a CGPA of 3.00. English Language Requirements: IELTS - Minimum overall score of 6.0 for TESL/English or 5.5 for other programmes; or TOEFL - Minimum overall score of 550 for TESL/English or 500 for other programmes; or Certified Intensive English Programme (CIEP) - Certified Intensive English Programme (CIEP) - enrolled at ELS-UPM - Level 109 English or Level 107 for other programmes.

For international students

Applicant who is interested in pursuing his/ her studied at UPM must fulfill the following:

To have received a National Higher School Certificate (or an Advanced Level or the equivalent of 12 years of basic education) with the grade 80% and above or

A Diploma from recognized Institutions with at least a CGPA of 3.00.

Specific program requirements also required.

The English language qualifications accepted by the University for Entry and the required scores are listed below:

IELTS: 5.5

TOEFL: PBT - 500, IBT - 60, CBT - 176

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