What will I learn?

Telecommunication Engineering is one of engineering branch that is in demand in Malaysia. Based on DeLoitte's 2017 industry outlook report, there is a strong growth in the telecommunications sector with huge demand in the areas of high speed data, Internet of Things (IoT) etc. Thus the Bachelor of Engineering Technology (BET) in Telecommunication in UniKL-BMI was established in direct response to the rapidly increasing local, as well as international, demand for graduates with technical knowledge and to succeed in this fast-moving field.

Our BET in Telecommunication is designed to prepare students to position themselves at the forefront of technological knowledge and skills for professional careers in various Telecommunications fields. The degree's contents include knowledge about basic electrical and electronic systems, signal processing, signal propagation in different physical media and communications networks. Our degree consist of large practical component, at least 60% of total credit weight is dedicated to tutored laboratory practical.

In addition, the Communication networks modules are adapted based on CISCO Networking Academy framework. Thus upon graduation, our graduates are equipped with Cisco Certified Network Academy Certificates. These certifications will prepare them with sufficient knowledge to further take Cisco Certified Network Associate (CCNA) and Cisco Certified Network.

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.

Programme Learning Outcomes (PLOs)

Apply knowledge of mathematics, science, engineering fundamentals and telecommunications engineering technology to define and applied engineering procedures, processes, systems or methodologies.

Identify, formulate, research literature and solve systematically broadly defined telecommunications engineering technology problems reaching substantiated conclusions using analytical tools appropriate to the engineering discipline.

Design solutions for broadly defined telecommunications engineering technology problems and contribute to the design of systems, components or processes to meet specified needs with appropriate consideration for public health and safety, cultural, societal, and environmental and sustainability.

Plan and conduct experimental investigations of broadly defined telecommunications engineering technology problems using data from relevant sources.

Select and apply appropriate techniques, resources and modern engineering tools, with an understanding of the limitations.

Career Path

After obtaining the degree, there are many types of job for which the graduate may apply. Some example is network engineers, product development engineers, transmission engineers and technical support engineers.

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

Network engineer

Telecom Equipment Engineer

Transmission engineer

Product / Software development engineers

Network Technical support / Help Desk / Service Desk engineer.

Sales Engineer

Test Engineers

Transmission Engineers

Central-Office Engineer

Which department am I in?

Universiti Kuala Lumpur British Malaysian Institute (UniKL BMI)

Study options

Full Time (4 years)

Tuition fees
RM20,300.00 (US$ 4,994) per year

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

Start date

Expected January, October 2020


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. UniKL welcomes applications from various countries subject to the qualification are deemed equivalent to Malaysian qualifications. Equivalent entry qualifications: Baccalaureate or Baccalaureate Technique. English Language Requirements: TOEFL - 500 (PBT); 195 (CBT); 70 (iBT); IELTS: 5.5.

For international students

All international students must have completed at least 12 years of previous education and obtained a Higher Secondary School certificate equivalent to ‘A' Level. Entry requirements may vary from country to country.

Students need to meet the minimum English language proficiency requirements as follows:

IELTS - 5.0 or equivalent

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


About this uni

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