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Diploma in Electrical Engineering

Offered by: Universiti Tenaga Nasional (UNITEN)
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Exam BodyInternal Diploma, Malaysia
Course Duration2 1/2 Yrs
Part Time/Full TimeFull Time
FeesFees for Malaysian Students: Tuition Fees: RM28,800 per programme. Other Fees: Full Registration + Miscellaneous Fee: RM1,348 one-time payment Medical Insurance: RM88/year Deposit for Accommodation: RM250 one-time deposit payment Monthly Fee for Acc
Fees (International Student)Fees for International Students: Tuition Fees: USD7,950 (RM31,800) per programme. Other Fees: VISA & Application Fee: USD787.50 (RM3,150) one-time payment Full Registration + Miscellaneous Fee: USD1,650 (RM6,600) one-time payment Medical Insurance:
CampusPutrajaya Campus
FacultyCollege of Foundation and Diploma Studies
Conducted entirely in MalaysiaYes
Awarding CountryMalaysia
Level of StudyDiploma Level
Field of StudyEngineering & Engineering Trades
Stream RequirementsScience Stream
Course Description

The Diploma in Electrical Engineering programme is designed to prepare you for professional career and to further your study to Bachelor Degree in the related engineering field. We adopt comprehensive and innovative content and teaching techniques, which are designed towards expanding the frontiers of learning and inculcating a probing mind.

You will be challenged to develop into multi-skilled professionals possessing mental, intellectual and emotional fortitude to succeed in life. The curricula, further enhanced with project work, lab experiments and practical training, are designed with inputs from reputable sources.

The Diploma in Electrical Engineering curriculum consists of a good mix of general subjects as well as core engineering subjects.

94 credit hours of subjects are being taught in seven semesters. This Diploma in Electrical Engineering programme can be completed in 2 ½ years.


Year 1: Semester 1

  • Leadership and Entrepreneurship
  • Computer Aided Design for Engineers
  • Mathematics I
  • Physics for Engineering
  • Circuit Theory 1
  • Electrical Measurement Lab
  • Introduction to Emerging Technology


Year 1: Semester 2

  • Mathematics II
  • Programming For Engineers
  • Circuit Theory 2
  • Electrical Installations lab
  • Thermodynamic
  • Industrial Automation

Year 1: Special Semester

  • Digital Logic
  • Electrical Engineering Practice


Year 2: Semester 4

  • Mathematics III
  • Digital Logic Design Lab
  • Introduction to Microcontrollers
  • Electronics
  • Electronics Lab
  • Electrical Machinery
  • Signal and System I


Year 2: Semester 5

  • Islamic / Moral Studies
  • Signal and System II
  • Power System
  • Electrical Power Engineering Lab
  • Power Electronics
  • Final Year Project


Year 2: Special Semester

  • English for Diploma
  • Malaysian Studies


Year 3: Semester 7

  • Industrial Training

Subject marked (*) is required for Malaysian students only.

Entry Requirements




For International Students: Entry requirements vary from country to country. Please click here to check the entry requirements set by the Malaysian Qualifications Agency (MQA).



For Malaysian Students:

No additional English requirement for this programme.

For International Students:

International students are required to have one of the English proficiency score stated below to enrol in UNITEN. Diploma students who do not fulfill this English requirement are required to sit for the Intensive English Programme (IEP) and pass the requirement below before starting their Diploma programme.

  • MUET – Malaysia University English Test
    Achieve Band 3.5 and above


  • IELTS – International English Language Testing System
    Achieve 5.0 and above


  • TOEFL - Test of English as a Foreign Language
    Achieve 500 (TOEFL) or 42 (TOEFL Internet Based Test) and above
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Career Prospects
  • Appliances Assistant Engineer
  • Communication Assistant Engineer
  • Construction Assistant Engineer
  • Consulting Assistant Engineer
  • Instrumentation & Control Assistant Engineer
  • Design Assistant Engineer
  • Electrical & Electronics Assistant Engineer
  • Maintenance Assistant Engineer
  • Manufacturing Assistant Engineer
  • Mechatronic Assistance Engineer
  • Medical Assistant Engineer
  • Operation Assistant Engineer
  • Power Assistant Engineer
  • Project Assistant Engineer
  • Research & Development Assistant Engineer
  • Signal Processing Assistant Engineer
  • Assistant Project Planner
  • Assistant Project Manager
  • Vocational Training Assistant Officer
  • Technician
  • Assistant Cite Engineer
  • Assistant Quality Control Engineer
  • Safety supervisor
  • Supervisor
  • Foreman
  • Assistant Auditor
  • Research Assistant/Tutor
  • Drafter

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

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