Bachelor of Engineering (Electronic Engineering) (Hons)

Course Information

Duration: 8 Sem
Full Time
Conducted in Malaysia: Yes
Level of Study: Bachelor's Degree Level
Faculty: School of Microelectronic Engineering
Awarding Country: Malaysia
Exam Body: Internal Degree, Malaysia
Fees: 800/Sem

Course Overview

Electronic Engineering programme has been designed to fulfil the needs for professional manpower in the areas of integrated circuit (IC) design, electronic design automation (EDA) tools and conventional electronics. The programme covers both full custom IC design and semi custom IC design for digital, analogue, mixed-signals systems, field programmable gate array (FPGA) applications and system on chip (SoC) design. The programme also emphasizes on conventional electronic subjects, which include power electronic, electronic instrumentation, control systems, computer architecture and digital signal processing.

Entry Requirements


Career Prospects

Field Versus Skills

There is a high demand for highly skilled microelectronic, electronic and photonic engineers, both in the private sector as well as in the government, especially in IC design, fabrication and testing.  Career prospect for the graduates are very promising.
Among the fields that may be ventured into by the graduates are:  
  • Semiconductor / Microelectronic Fabrication
  • Fully embedded and Partial embedded Layout Design for digital, analogue, combination signal and RF-IC chips.
  • Mask Design
  • Application Specific ICs (ASICs) and Very Large Scale Integration (VLSI)
  • MEMS Design
  • Photonics Design
  • VHDL-based Design
  • Rapid Prototyping equipments for IC Production
  • Process and Devices Simulation
  • IC Packaging
  • Reverse Engineering on ICs

Opportunities Versus Industries 

The graduates can look forward for career opportunities in:
  • Research and Development sector in multi-national, local and small industries, universities and local authorities such as MIMOS and SIRIM.
  • Semiconductor fabrication industry where product manufacturing process requires "hands-on" expertise.
  • Electronics, IC Design , Factory Automation, Process, Integrated Process and Production Engineers, R&D engineers, Engineering Executive Manager and Technical Entrepreneur.
Among the related industries are:
  • Infineon Technologies (Kulim) Sdn. Bhd.
  • Silterra Malaysia Sdn. Bhd.
  • Spansion (Penang) Sdn. Bhd.
  • Freescale Semiconductor Malaysia Sdn. Bhd.
  • Agilent Technologies (Malaysia) Sdn. Bhd.
  • Intel Penang Design Center and Intel Malaysia Sdn. Bhd.
  • Alterra (Malaysia) Sdn. Bhd.
  • AMD (Malaysia) Sdn. Bhd.
  • Jabil Circuit Sdn. Bhd.
  • First Solar Sdn. Bhd.
  • MIMOS Bhd.
  • Panasonic Malaysia Sdn. Bhd.
  • NEC Semiconductors (M) Sdn. Bhd.
  • AIC Semiconductors (M) Sdn. Bhd.
  • Flextronics Technology Malaysia Sdn. Bhd.
  • Motorola Malaysia Sdn. Bhd.
  • On Semiconductor (SCG) (M) Sdn. Bhd.
  • Malaysia Microelectronics Solutions Sdn. Bhd.
  • All fees are in RM (Ringgit Malaysia) currency unless stated otherwise.

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