What will I learn?

A rapid development in electronics, computer and telecommunication industry is one of the major contributors to the Malaysian economy. Rapid development has enabled the electronic, computer and telecommunication industry to flourish. This means that more and more competent electronic graduates are required, to meet the growing demand of skilled manpower. The requirements towards professionals in this field, is gradually intensifying and it is predicted that the need will be continued in the next few years.

Electronic Engineering is a vast area of studies and is gradually expanding. Graduates undertaking this program will face a demanding professional career ahead. Various courses are being offered within the program with the intention of preparing graduates with sufficient knowledge in electronic field.

Programme Learning Outcomes

Ability to apply knowledge of mathematics, science, and electronic engineering to the solution of complex engineering problems.

Ability to conduct experiments and researches, perform analysis and interpret data for complex engineering problems.

Ability to identify, formulate, investigate and synthesis of information to solve complex engineering problems.

Ability to use appropriate techniques, skills, and modern engineering tools, instrumentation, software and hardware necessary for complex engineering practice with an understanding of their limitations.

Ability to design solutions for complex system, component, or process within a defined specification that meet specified needs with appropriate consideration for public health and safety, cultural, societal, and environmental considerations.

Ability to articulate ideas, communicate effectively, in writing and verbally, on complex engineering activities with the engineering community and with society at large.

Ability to function effectively as an individual, and as a member or leader in diverse teams.

Ability to recognize the need for, and have the preparation and ability to engage in independent and lifelong learning in the broadest context of technological change.

Ability to analyse the impact of global and contemporary issues, the role of engineers in society, including, health, safety, legal, and cultural issues and the consequent responsibilities relevant to professional engineering.

Ability to understand the impact of professional engineering solutions to societal and environmental contexts and demonstrate knowledge of and need for sustainable development.

Choice of Concentration

  • Electronic System Design
  • Microelectronic
  • Medical Electronic
  • Computer Engineering
  • Telecommunication Engineering

Career Prospects

Career opportunities for graduates can be found in the following areas:

Consumer electronic: Manufacturing of products such as TV, radio, DVD/CD/cassette players, cameras, hand phones, printers etc.

Electronic component: Manufacturing of integrated /discrete circuit and failure assessment/analysis.

Telecommunication system: Development and manufacturing of telecommunication system products.

Computer products, network systems and information security: Manufacturing of computer and network systems and related equipment.

Research and Development: Local organizations, as well as multinational companies that have a research centre would require research engineers.

Secondary industry: Industries such as oil refinery, textiles, and food processing where their products depend on electronic systems.

Service industry: These include hospitals, transportation industries, broadcasting industries, and telecommunication industries where most equipment used are electronic-based.

Which department am I in?

Faculty of Engineering

Study options

Full Time (4 years)

Tuition fees
Fee for exempted from faculty foundation programme - Semester 1: RM 14,758; Semester 2 – 8: RM 60,242, Fee for attend faculty foundation programme – Foundation: RM 11,469; Semester 1 – 8; RM 68,848
Start date

Expected March 2022

Venue

Universiti Teknologi Malaysia

Level 1, Block S19,

SKUDAI,

Johor,

81310, Malaysia

Entry requirements

For students from United States

Applicants must have General Certificate of Education (GCE) ‘A’ Level , Diploma in the related field or other equivalent pre-university examinations. English Language requirements: A minimum score of 500 in the Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) (or TOEFL (IBT) > 59) or an overall band score of 5.5 in IELTS (Academic) or an overall band score of 5.5 in TEEP (UTMSPACE) or an overall band score of 3 in MUET (STPM holder) or Completion of ELS Certified Intensive English Programme (CIEP) Level 107 or higher.

For international students

A Senior High School Certificate/Senior Secondary School/other equivalent pre-university qualifications from government schools (with a period of at least 12 years of study from primary to higher secondary)

Entry requirements may vary from country to country.

Applicant must fulfill one of the following English Language Requirements:

International English Language Testing System (IELTS): A minimum overall score of 5.5 in IELTS (Academic)

Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) iBT: The minimum scores of 46 and above

Malaysian University English Test (MUET): The minimum MUET Band 3 or higher

Cambridge English Qualification (CEQ) – B2 First, C1 Advanced, C2 Proficiency: Score of 160 and above

PTE Academic: Score 51 and Above

ELS Certified Intensive English Programme (CIEP): Completion of Level 107 or higher

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