What will I learn?

During the first year, Electrical Engineering fundamentals are taught stressing on courses of Introduction to Electrical Engineering, Programming Techniques, Circuit Theory, Circuit and Systems, Electronic Devices and Digital Electronic, besides reinforcement in Mathematics courses.

During the second year, the Electrical Engineering core modules are emphasized focusing on Electronic Circuits, Signals and Systems, Electronic Instrumentation and Measurement, Basic Power and Electric Machine, Digital Systems and Electromagnetic Field Theory.

Reinforcement on Electrical Engineering fields are intensified focus on courses of System Modeling and Analysis, Microprocessor, Communication Principle, Control System Design, Power Electronics and Drives, Power System Engineering, High Voltage Technology, and Power System Analysis in the third year.

Programme Outcomes

Students of the Bachelor of Engineering (Electrical) programme are expected to have the following outcomes:

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

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

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

4. 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.

5. 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.

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

Career Prospects

The requirement for a professional workforce in the Electrical Engineering field increases each year. This requirement is increasing rapidly with the growth of foreign investment in Malaysia, particularly in electronics and semiconductor industries as well as manufacturing and processing industries.

Generally, graduates with the Bachelor of Engineering (Electrical) degree may find many exciting opportunities in electrical related industries. These include:

• Communication equipment and network providers (Telekom Malaysia, CELCOM, MAXIS, Media Prima, etc.)

• Computers and peripheral device manufacturers (Intel, Agilent, IBM, etc.)

• Consulting engineer firms

• Education and training institutions (Universities, Polytechnics and Colleges)

• Manufacturing of component and equipment companies (Panasonic, Flextronics, ON Semiconductor, etc.)

• Power equipment manufacturers

• Semiconductor chip designers and manufacturers (Texas Instruments, Intel, Motorola, etc.)

• Automotive manufacturer and assembly firms

• Biomedical engineering firms

• Consultation firms

Which department am I in?

Faculty of Engineering

Study options

Full Time (4 years)

Tuition fees
Semester 1 fees: RM 8,175; semester 2 – 8 fees: RM 42,175; Total fees: RM 50,350
Start date

Expected February, September 2021


Universiti Teknologi Malaysia

Level 1, Block S19,



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 options below:

Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) - The minimum scores of 500 (PBT TOEFL) or 59 (IBT TOEFL)

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

Common European Framework of Reference for Language (CEFR) - The minimum scale of B2 in CEFR

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

Malaysian University English Test (MUET) – for STPM holder only: The minimum band 3 and above