What will I learn?

Electrical engineering generally deals with the study and application of electricity, electronics, and electromagnetism. It covers a wide range of subfields including electronics, digital computers, power engineering, telecommunications, control systems, and signal processing. Electrical engineers give the world modern virtual reality and spanned power distribution networks across vast rural areas in developing countries.

Bachelor of Electrical Engineering exposes students to the theory and applications of electricity, electronics, information and signal processing. The program is designed around a set of core courses that provide a classical electrical engineering foundation, and a number of elective courses that allow students to specialize in areas of interest and emphasis is placed on the application of the engineering knowledge.

Career Opportunity

  • Electrical Engineers
  • Electronic Engineers
  • Research and Development Divisions
  • Researchers

Which department am I in?

Faculty of Engineering

Study options

Full Time (4 years)

Tuition fees
RM21,840.00 (US$ 5,160) per year
Tuition fees per programme: USD $21,600

*Price shown is for indicative purposes, please check with institution

Start date

Expected October 2022

Venue

Universiti Malaya

Jalan Universiti,

KUALA LUMPUR,

Wilayah Persekutuan Kuala Lumpur,

50603, Malaysia

Entry requirements

For students from United States

National Higher School Certificate (or an Advanced Level equivalent) with the percentage of 80% and above or A Diploma from recognized Institutions with at least a CGPA of 3.00. Applicant may be required to undergo an interview session for certain selected programmes before being accepted by the respective faculties. Students must obtain: TOEFL score of 500 (PBT), 173 (CBT) or 60 (IBT) and above or IELTS Band 5.0 - 6.5 and above.

For international students

Students must have the following requirements

  • National Higher School Certificate (or an Advanced Level equivalent) with the grade 80% and above or
  • A Diploma from recognized Institutions with at least a CGPA of 3.00.
  • Applicant may be required to undergo an interview session for certain selection programme before being accepted by the respective faculty.

(1) IELTS Academic - Band 5.5 >

(2) TOEFL - Score 550 (PBT) / 213 (CBT) / 80 (IBT)

Deadline for International applicants: June for Semester I intake

*There may be different IELTS requirements depending on your chosen course.

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About Universiti Malaya

UM is Malaysia’s oldest and best university and among the top 60 and top 1% of universities in the world.

  • Ranked 59th in the 2021 QS World University Rankings
  • Over 200 world-class programmes to choose from
  • UM’s alumni include former Malaysian Prime Ministers
  • 34 courses ranked in QS World’s Top 200 Subject Rankings

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