|Approval Code||R2/523/4/0217; 12/2024|
|Accreditation Code||A 5631|
|Subject Area||Electrical & Electronic Engineering|
|Course Duration||2 Years and 4 months|
|Course Location||Kuala Lumpur|
|Intakes||January, May and 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 familiarise themselves with a real-life working environment.
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 familiarise 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 eforums
- Directed and self learning
- Invited guest lectures
- Industrial visits
Note / Legend:
Discretion is given to the Head of School to deal with applicants who have results borderline to the Academic Requirements.
O-Level – 'A' to 'C'
UEC Credit – 'A1' to 'B6'
'A' Levels principal – 'A' to 'E'
For Local Students
English language competency requirements are as follows: Minimum grade of B+ in SPM English language; or minimum grade of C in SPM English language 1119/O-Level English/IGCSE; or minimum grade of A2 in UEC English language; or minimum Band 3 of MUET.
In the event that the English language requirements are not met, applicants will be required to take the Basic English and English Foundation for in-sessional academic enhancement concurrently with the programme.
For International Students
English language competency requirements are as follows: Minimum Band 3 of MUET; or minimum score of 5.0 in IELTS; or minimum score of 42 in TOEFL iBT; or minimum score of 47 in Pearson Test of English; or minimum score of 154 in Cambridge English Qualifications and Tests.
International applicants who do not meet the respective academic programme’s English Language Requirement will need to improve their proficiency by enrolling into the English for Tertiary Education programme (R/KJP/00920-00929) which helps them prepare for attaining a required band score. Placement into the various levels of the English for Tertiary Education programme depends on the English Language qualification students have at the point of admission and/or the outcome of the English Placement Test.
**The applicants who have met the respective academic programme’s English Language Requirement may be advised by Faculty to improve their proficiency by undertaking the additional English proficiency courses.
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
- Engineering Physics 1
- Engineering Mathematics 1
- Computer Applications (Computing Essentials)
- Electrical and Electronic Principles
- Engineering Physics 2
- Circuit Analysis 1
- Engineering Mathematics 2
- Engineering Design
- Digital Electronics
- Engineering Principles
- Applied Computing (Computing for Engineers)
- Circuit Analysis 2
- Electrical Technology 1
- Electrical Technology 2
- Engineering Mathematics 3
- Telecommunication Principles
- Industrial Studies
- Project A
- Analogue Electronics
- Co-Operative Placement 2
- Control & Instrumentation Systems
- Microprocessor Based Systems
- Project B
- Malaysian Studies
- Communication in Bahasa Melayu 2
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