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Course Fees and Duration

Course Duration:
(24 m) 2 years
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Course Miscellanous Fees:


Not provided
Location of Study:
Kuala Lumpur, Perak, Selangor
Full Time/Part Time:
Full Time
Awarding University:
Universiti Tunku Abdul Rahman

Diploma in Science (Microelectronics with Computer Communications)

  Institution: Private: Universiti Tunku Abdul Rahman

Field Of Study:
Computing, Technology & IT
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The Microelectronics with Computer Communications programme covers a wide range of topics in computer, electronics, communications and networking. The programme aims to produce graduates with sound electronic and networking foundations and develop strong analytical and logical thinking skills as well as good hands-on skills. Students studying this programme are prepared for Cisco’s Netacad (CCNA) examination simultaneously. The Microelectronics with Computer Communications programme offered in the Microelectronics and Physics Division is well facilitated with a wide range of software, hardware and networking equipment to enhance students’ learning. The programme covers wide range yet in-depth knowledge in computer, networking and electronics. The syllabus covers electronics, microcontroller systems, computer systems, object-oriented programming, system analysis, computer networking, data communications and telecommunications. Students are prepared with the fundamental knowledge and skills needed for the Cisco networking professional examination (CCNA).

Academic Progression to Overseas Universities

Diploma graduates may be admitted into 2nd or Final Year of the relevant Bachelor Degree/ MEng programmes. Please refer to “Academic Collaborations” at

Minimum Entry Requirements

  • Sijil Pelajaran Malaysia (SPM) as follows:-
    • 5 credits which must include Additional Mathematics
    • Pass in Physics, Bahasa Malaysia and English Language or minimum Grade C in AELE0364 English Language (1119 Level) conducted by TAR UC
  • O level with Grade D in 5 relevant subjects including Additional Mathematics and Grade E in Physics and English Language
  • Unified Examination Certificate (UEC) with minimum Grade B in 3 relevant subjects which must include Advanced Mathematics (I or II). Grade C in English or Grade C in AELE0364 English Language (1119 Level) conducted by TAR UC.
  • Relevant TARC / TAR UC Certificate or other similar Certificate accredited by MQA

Career Prospects

Information and communication technology is increasingly being used by industry and commerce as a means of gaining a commercial advantage either by reducing manual costs or by improving the quality of their products or services. Advancement in computer and microelectronic systems is leading to a rapid change in information and communication technology. Under this trend of rapid development in ICT, the demand for ICT personnel in communication and networking will continue unabated. The Diploma in Science programme is thus to prepare graduates for employment in all sectors of industries where information and communication technology is employed. Graduates could seek jobs as programmers and network or computer systems hardware/software technical support staff.

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