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BEng (Hons) / MEng, Electrical & Electronic Engineering

Offered by: Heriot-Watt University Malaysia
Exam BodyHeriot-Watt University, UK
Course Duration4 years
Part Time/Full TimeFull Time
Fees45,000 (per year)
Fees (International Student)54,000
CampusHeriot-Watt University, UK
FacultySchool of Engineering and Physical Sciences
Conducted entirely in MalaysiaYes
Awarding CountryUnited Kingdom
Level of StudyBachelor's Degree Level
Field of StudyEngineering & Engineering Trades
Study Abroad Pathway


Course Description

Electrical and electronic engineering play a significant role in modern society. From the electricity that powers our lives to the mobile phones that enable communication and provide entertainment, the technologies around us inspire wonder. Highly trained engineers are needed to specify and design such systems and devise electronic engineering solutions for future challenges – such as electric transportation, renewable energy generation, robot systems and medical diagnostics. A Bachelor of Engineering degree can provide access to exciting global opportunities.


Course content

First Year

BEng and MEng

  • Circuits and Analysis
  • Digital design and programming
  • Mathematics for engineers and scientists 3
  • Business awareness, safety and sustainability
  • Mathematics for Engineers and Scientist 4
  • Intro Electricity and Magnetism
  • Electrical Power and Machines
  • Computer Architecture and Embedded Systems

Second Year

All students by default will be enrolled into the MEng programme at the point of entry. This is done for the applicant’s eligibility for PTPTN’s study loan, as well as for recognition by the Board of Engineers Malaysia. You may choose to opt out of the MEng programme, and proceed to a BEng programme during your 2nd Year.

BEng and MEng

  • Semiconductor Electronics
  • System Project
  • Engineering Mathematics and Statistics
  • Time and Frequency Signal Analysis
  • Signals and Systems
  • Electrical Energy Systems
  • Electromagnetism

Third Year

BEng only

  • BEng Project 1
  • BEng Project 2

Plus three optional courses in Semester 1 and two optional courses in Semester 2

MEng only

  • MEng Group Project 1
  • Professional and Industrial Studies
  • MEng Group Project 2
  • Plus two optional courses in Semester 1 and two optional courses in Semester 2

Students undertake a compulsory industrial training placement after completing Year 3.

Fourth Year

MEng students do Project 1, Project 2, plus six optional courses

Entry Requirements

STPM/UEC/A-Levels/IB Diploma with 5 credits or above

Intake Months


Career Prospects

The BEng and MEng degrees provide a broad education as well as an appropriate measure of specialisation in Advanced Electronic, Electrical and Computer Systems. Graduates enjoy excellent employment prospects throughout industry, financial organisations, government and the professions and are well qualified to join research teams.

All fees are in RM (Ringgit Malaysia) currency unless stated otherwise.

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