What will I learn?

The need for more sophisticated medical equipment is expanding tremendously in parallel with the growing numbers of hospitals in Malaysia. In the absence of Medical Engineering Technologist, the situation will be dire. The Bachelor of Engineering Technology (Hons.) in Medical Electronics programme, offered by Universiti Kuala Lumpur, British Malaysian Institute (UniKL BMI), is one of the pioneering medical engineering technology programme introduced by a local technical university. The programme provides students with the unique opportunity to achieve understanding, knowledge, and skills in both electronics techniques and human physiology and enables them to make an immediate contribution in electronics and clinical aspects of their work.

Quick info:

Acquired fundamental knowledge of the human system and various medical electronics fields such as in human physiology, medical physics, medical lasers, medical imaging, medical instrumentation, electronics in therapeutics and rehabilitation and electromechanical medical devices and telemedicine technology.

Acquired understanding and skills in Plan Preventive Maintenance (PPM) including Equipment Safety Test (EST) on certain medical electronics equipment.

Our Teaching Factory bridges pertinent maintenance training with academic learning to expose students to real industrial exposure.

Acquired basic skills in constructing, testing and troubleshooting electronics circuits as part of the process in designing medical electronics equipment/device during labs and FYP.

Our courses always update the students with the latest medical engineering technologies, especially in the areas of Diagnostic and Therapeutic, Bioinstrumentation and Medical Imaging.

We offer an extensive coverage of some of the most popular engineering programmes, including Bioinstrumentation,

Nan-engineering, Medical Imaging, and Rehabilitation Engineering until PhD level.

We offer a limited session of optional Professional Certification in Electrical Safety Test to senior year students to create added values to their resumes.

Programme Educational Objectives (PEOs)


UniKL graduates who are knowledgeable, competent, and innovative, which will contribute towards the requirement of human capital in Engineering Technology field.


UniKL graduates who are effective leaders with teamwork skills, as well as verbal and non-verbal interpersonal communication skills to support their role in industry


UniKL graduates who are committed towards the importance of lifelong learning and continuous improvement.


UniKL graduates who are professional, ethical, and socially responsible


UniKL graduates who are capable of embarking on business and technopreneurial activities.

Career Information

The advancement in healthcare technologies has increased the demand for engineers who are responsible for designing, development, and maintenance of specialized biomedical instrumentation systems. Relatively, graduates with Bachelor of Engineering Technology (Hons.) in Medical Electronics shall be able to pursue careers as biomedical engineers, medical electronics engineers, or medical equipment specialists.

Upon completion, BET Medical Electronics Degree holders may register as an Engineering Technologist and join the industrial workforce in many sectors such as:

  • Biomedical Engineers
  • Medical Electronics Engineers
  • Biomedical / Medical Electronics Technologist
  • Medical Equipment Specialist
  • Medical Electronics Sales Engineers/Representatives
  • Customer Support Engineers
  • Biomedical / Medical Electronics Technicians
  • Electrical / Electronics Engineers
  • Academicians
  • Entrepreneurs

Which department am I in?

Universiti Kuala Lumpur British Malaysian Institute (UniKL BMI)

Study options

Full Time (4 years)

Tuition fees
RM19,500.00 (US$ 4,690) per year

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

Start date

January 2022


Universiti Kuala Lumpur British Malaysian Institute (UniKL BMI)

Batu 8, Jalan Sungai Pusu,



53100, Malaysia

Entry requirements

For students from United States

All international students must complete at least 12 years of education and obtained certificate in Higher Secondary School equivalent to ‘A’ Level for degree programmes. English language proficiency requirements: IELTS - 5.0 or equivalent; TOEFL- 525 (PBT); 167 (CBT); 120 (IBT) and students who have attained the above test of proficiency in English are exempted from taking any English Placement Test (EPT) / English Preparatory Programs (EPP) courses.

For international students

Student must complete 12 years of schooling and obtain general pass in their High School Certificate, A-levels or equivalent with min Grade C (60%).

IELTS - 5.0 or equivalent*

TOEFL- 525 (PBT); 167 (CBT); 120 (IBT)

*UniKL accepts other English proficiency certificates such as Pearson (PTE), MUET, Cambridge (CFE, CAE, CPE).

Pathways options

Offered by this university

Universiti Kuala Lumpur (UniKL) offers below pathways course for this subject

About Universiti Kuala Lumpur (UniKL)

UniKL’s chancellery is based in the KL city center and campuses in various locations of Malaysia- in closest proximity to its relevant industry.

  • One of Malaysia’s premier entrepreneurial universities
  • Ranked No. 301 of over 7000 universities (QS Asia Ranking)
  • Hands-on teaching approach with lots of practical work
  • More than 100 industry and university partners worldwide