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Top 5 Universities to Study Electronic & Electrical Engineering in Malaysia 2020

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What is Electronic & Electrical Engineering?

Electrical engineering is related to manage power generation, storage and transmission. Electronics engineering is about electronic appliances, devices and applications. These two types of engineering are similar and their field of expertise often overlapped with each other. Electronics engineers often deal with small electronic parts, circuit boards, wiring, and etc. As for electrical engineers, they deal with bigger components such as generator and storage.

The Degree courses normally will take 4 years to complete the entire programme. Once you finish the undergraduate programme, you will have to choose to pursue postgraduate programme (Master). Additionally, you are able to register with BEM as a Graduate Engineer once you completed a Degree in Electronics and Electrical. This will provide you more career opportunities as a professional engineer.

What skills do you need to be an Electronic Engineer?

1. Creative

If you are curious and eager to learn new stuff, this would be one of the ideal courses for you. Assemble electronic parts and make it a workable circuit board or dismantle electronics just to know what’s inside. Creativity and innovations are needed to make a breakthrough in electrical and electronics field.

2. Good in Mathematics and Computer

Although science isn’t one of electronic engineer’s strong suits, they heavily relies on mere calculation and digital programming skills. Dealing with complex mathematics and coding are the common tasks for them, but it won’t be easy to solve it.

3. Critical Thinking and Problem-Solving skills

Electrical & electronic engineers normally encounter issues related to programming, design and system, there will be some complex problems that require critical thinking skills. Analytical skills and strategic thinking are an essential component for engineers to overcome barriers on a daily basis.

Subjects for Electronic & Electrical Engineering

  • Engineering Mathematics
  • Computing Applications for Engineers
  • Engineering Design and Project Management
  • Electromagnetic Fields & Waves
  • Microprocessors and Computer Architecture
  • High Voltage Engineering
  • Electrical & Electronic Engineering Group Project
  • Professional Engineers and Society

General Qualifications

In order to enter into Electronic & Electrical Engineering courses, you will generally need:
Programme Requirements
Bachelor’s Degree (4/4.5-Years)
  • SPM/O-Level: Minimum 3 credits including Mathematics and one Science subject; and
  • STPM/A-Level: Minimum 2Cs in Maths and Physics; or
  • Austalian Matriculation: Minimum of ATAR 60.0 including Maths and Physics; or
  • Diploma: Minimum CGPA of 2.00; or
  • Foundation in Science: Minimum CGPA of 2.00
Note: The information displayed above may vary between universities, colleges, and institutions.

Career Options for Electronic & Electrical Engineering

  • Appliances Engineer
  • Communication Engineer
  • Computer Engineer
  • Construction Engineer
  • Control Engineer
  • Electrical and Electronics Engineer
  • Instrumentation Engineer

1. University of Nottingham

Campus: Semeyih, Selangor

Electrical and Electronic Engineering BEng / MEng (Hons)
General Intake: September
Indicative fee of 3/4-years (Full-time) (2019): RM190,000

2. Heriot-Watt University

Campus: Putrajaya, Wilayah Persekutuan Putrajaya

BEng (Hons) / MEng Electrical and Electronic Engineering
General Intake: September
Indicative fee of 3/4-years (Full-time) (2019): RM173,120

3. Taylor University

Campus: Subang Jaya, Selangor

Bachelor of Engineering (Hons) Electrical & Electronic Engineering
General Intake: March & August
Indicative fee of 4-years (Full-time) (2019): RM135,200

4. Segi University

Campus: Kota Damansara, Petaling Jaya

BEng (Hons) in Electronic and Electrical Engineering
General Intake: January, May & September
Indicative fee of 4/4.5-years (Full-time) (2019): RM79,710

5. Monash University

Campus: Bandar Sunway, Subang Jaya

Bachelor of Electrical and Computer Systems Engineering (Honours)
General Intake: February, July or October
Indicative fee of 4-years (Full-time) (2019): RM186,800

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Nicky Yap
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