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Course Duration:
(28 m) 2 years 4 months
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UCSI Heights, Cheras
Location of Study:
Kuala Lumpur
Full Time/Part Time:
Full Time
Awarding University:
UCSI University

Dip. Electrical & Electronic Engineering

  Institution: UCSI University

Field Of Study:
Level Of Study:
Course Subject:
Engineering - Electrical/Electronics
Course Intake:
January, May, September

The Diploma in Electrical & Electronics Engineering course at UCSI University is designed to provide fundamental theoretical knowledge and practical skills to individuals who are eager to join the industry at an earlier stage. The programme equips students with the relevant academic and “hands-on” experience to enable them to adapt quickly to their jobs after graduation, and provides flexibility, motivation and the essential knowledge and skills as a solid foundation for further studies. Upon successful completion of this programme, graduates may opt to pursue the prestigious degree programme at the faculty.

In a nutshell, this programme incorporates design projects – that aim to improve skills in design, problem-solving and report-writing – and furnishes students with the necessary skills, knowledge and expertise for challenges in various electrical and electronic industries.

The students are also required to undergo a minimum of three months’ industrial training under UCSI University’s Co-operative Placement scheme to learn and familiarize themselves with a real-life working environment.

Programme Details

The duration of the programme is approximately 2 years and 4 months.

In each year there are two long-semesters consisting of 14 weeks of instruction with 2 weeks of examinations, and one short-semester consisting of 7 weeks of instruction with 1 week of examinations. The long-semesters start in January and May, while the short-semester starts in September.

In the months of November & December students undergo industrial training under the Co-Operative Placement Scheme to learn and to familiarize themselves with real life working environment. In addition, students also undertake a design project near the end of their studies, which aids in developing the students’ skills in design, problem solving and report writing.

The number of contact hours per course per week depends on the credit and teaching methodology of each course. Each credit is approximately equivalent to 1 hour of class, or 2 hours of labs per week.


The teaching and learning strategies and assessment are designed depending on and according to the nature of course or topic being taught or investigated. The school of Engineering implements different methods and styles of teaching and learning and assessment to ensure the successful achievement of the learning outcomes of its programmes, that includes

  • Ordinary classroom lectures
  • Group tutorials
  • Laboratory works
  • Seminars and e-forums
  • Directed and self learning
  • Invited guest lectures
  • Industrial visits

Entry Requirements

Academic Requirement

  • SPM / O-Level: 3 credits inclusive of B.M., Maths and Science
  • UEC: 3 Credits inclusive of Maths and Science
  • Certificate(s) from a Polytechnic Institution: Pass (Minimum CGPA 2.0)
  • Other Year 11 Equivalent: Overall average score of 50% with pass in Maths & Physics

English Requirements

  • A distinction (A+, A or A-) in English Language subject at SPM/UEC level; or MUET Band 5; or a score of 213 (computer-based) / 550 (written-based) / 80 (internet-based) in TOEFL; or Band 5.5 in IELTS.
  • In the event that the English Language Requirements are not met, student may be required to undertake additional English module(s) prior or concurrently with undergraduate programme, based on the University’s decision.

*International students holding equivalent academic qualifications but of non-English curriculum, are required to sit for the English Placement Test, which may result in the taking of the Certificate in English programme (1 to 10 months). Students who intend to pursue the above undergraduate programme directly, are advised to fulfill the above English requirements prior commencing their studies at the university.

Career Opportunities

This degree programme provides excellent preparation for a career in electronics and integrated circuit design, communications and signal processing, electrical and power systems, software and systems engineering, management consultancy, and almost any other profession that requires good analytical and professional skills.

Graduates are able to find career opportunities in the following roles:

  • Design Engineer
  • Project Engineer
  • R&D Engineer
  • System Design
  • Analog Design
  • Test Engineer
  • PCB Design Engineer
  • Electrical Engineer
  • Digital Design
  • Mixed Signal Design

Source: UCSI University