UNIVERSITI TUNKU ABDUL RAHMAN

Bachelor of Electronic Engineering with Honours

Four Year Engineering Degree Programme
Accredited by EAC

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Programme Focus

This programme is designed to equip students with a sound knowledge of the principles of physics, mathematics, technology and electronic engineering.

The major study areas are:
Embedded systems
Image processing
Integrated circuit (IC) design
Students will be able to acquire the following soft skills:
Essentials of management practices
Ethical engineering practices

Programme Details

Award:Bachelor of Electronics Engineering with Honours
(formerly known as Bachelor of Engineering (Honours) Electronic Engineering)
Accreditation:Fully accredited
Duration:4 years (Full-time)
Intakes:January, May, October
Total Programme Fees:

RM 55,500 (Malaysian)
RM 74,500 (International)

(updated 16th August 2023)
Medium of Instruction: English
Campus: Kampar
Faculty: Faculty of Engineering and Green Technology

Career Prospects




IC Design EngineerConstruction M&E Engineer
Mobile Business Unit EngineerProcess Engineer
Instrumentation EngineerRF Test Engineer
Product EngineerMaterials Researcher
Software EngineerPCB Engineer

Mutual Credit Recognition Programme

UTAR's collaboration with OTH Regensburg, one of the largest universities of applied sciences in Bavaria, Germany, allows graduates of the UTAR Bachelor of Electronics Engineering with Honours to continue their education and apply for the UTAR-OTH Regensburg Mutual Credit Recognition programme.

Check out the Student Testimonial on the Mutual Credit Recognition Programme.

Professional Recognition/Accreditation

The UTAR Bachelor of Electronics Engineering with Honours is recognised by the following organisations.

  • STPM with Passes of Grade C in Mathematics and 1 relevant Natural Science subject

    OR

    A-Level Passes of minimum Grade D in Mathematics and 1 relevant Natural Science subject

    OR

    South Australian Matriculation (SAM) with an Australian Tertiary Admission Rank (ATAR) 70 and Grade B in Mathematics and 1 relevant Natural Science subject

    OR

    Canadian Pre-University (CPU) with an average of 70% in Mathematics and 1 relevant Natural Science subject (and 4 other subjects including another Mathematics subject)

    OR

    Unified Examination Certificate (UEC) with Grade B in 5 subjects including Mathematics and 1 relevant Natural Science subject

    OR

    Foundation in Science, Universiti Tunku Abdul Rahman (UTAR)

    OR

    Foundation from other Institutions of Higher Learning in the relevant field

    OR

    Matriculation Certificate, Ministry of Education 

    OR

    Dilpoma, Tunku Abdul Rahman University College (TAR UC) in the relevant field

    OR

    Diploma from other Institution of Higher Learning in the relevant field

    OR

    Other equivalent qualifications recognized by the Malaysian Government

  • Year 1

    • Analogue Electronics
    • Basic Electronics
    • Circuit Theory
    • Digital Electronics
    • English for Engineering
    • Fundamentals of Programming
    • Introduction to Electrical Machines and Power Systems
    • Mathematical Techniques for Engineering
    • Mathematics for Engineering I
    • Signals, Circuits and Systems
    • Sun Zi's Art of War and Business Strategies

    Year 2

    • Analogue Communications
    • Asic Design Methodology
    • Communication Systems
    • Digital Integrated Circuit Design
    • Elective I
    • Electromagnetic Fields and Waves
    • Introductory Electromagnetics
    • Mathematics for Engineering II
    • Microprocessor & Microcontroller System
    • Process Control and Instrumentation
    • Project Management

    Year 3

    • Analogue CMOS IC Design
    • Control Systems
    • Digital Signal Processing
    • Elective II
    • Engineer in Society
    • Industrial Training
    • Law for Engineers
    • National Language/Other Languages
    • Numerical Methods and Statistics
    • Power Electronics and Drives
    • Solid State Electronics

    Year 4

    • Basic Economics, Accounting and Management
    • CAPSTONE Project
    • Computer Organisation and Architecture
    • Elective III
    • Embedded System Design
    • MPU1* 
    • MPU1**
    • Multimedia Technology
    • Project

    Elective I - Choose 1 course(s)

    • Digital System Design
    • Microelectronic Circuit Analysis
    • Project-Based Learning
    • VLSI Modelling, Simulation and Verification

    Elective II - Choose 1 course(s)

    • Electromagnetic Compatibility
    • Optics and Opto-Electronics
    • Renewable Energy
    • Virtual Instrumentation

    Elective III - Choose 1 course(s)

    • Green Chemistry Engineering
    • Image Processing
    • Mixed Signal Design
    • Quality and Reliability Engineering
    • Signal Integrity for High Speed Integrated Circuit

    • MPU I* - Choose 1 course

      • Bahasa Melayu Komunikasi 2 - For International Students
      • Tamadun Islam dan Tamadun Asia (TITAS) - For Local Students

      • MPU 1** - Choose 1 course

        • Hubungan Etnik - For Local Students
        • Malaysian Studies 3 - For International Students

    National Language/Other Language - Choose 1 course

    • Bahasa Kebangsaan (A) - For Malaysian only, without SPM-BM credit
    • Communication Tamil For Health Sciences
    • Introduction to French
    • Introduction to German Language
    • Introduction to Japanese
    • Introduction to Korean
    • Introduction to Tamil Language
    • Introduction to Thai Language

    Co-curriculum - Choose 1 course

    • Arts and Cultural Performance
    • Community Project
    • Critical Thinking, Creative Thinking and Problem Solving
    • Language, Culture and Social Study Abroad
    • Leadership and Teambuilding
    • Managing Personal Finance
    • Management of Martial Arts Activity
    • Management of Sports Activity
    • Music Performance
    • Oral Communication
    • Social Entrepreneurship Project
    • Study Soft Skills and/or Life Skills Abroad
    • Team Work and Collaborative Project
    • Work Ethics and EQ
  • The Programme Objectives describe the career and professional accomplishments that the Electronic Engineering programme would prepare the graduates to achieve in a few years after their graduation.
    PEO1
    Graduates competent in practising fundamental scientific and engineering principles in Electronic Engineering.
    PEO2
    Graduates capable of communicating and managing effectively in diverse areas of Electronic Engineering.
    PEO3
    Graduates practising professional ethics, life-long learning, and sustainable development for the betterment of the profession and society.
    Mapping between University's mission and PEOs
    Mission
    PEO1PEO2PEO3
    Universal values in our beliefs

    Tenacity in overcoming challenges

    Agility in facing new frontiers

    Responsibility in pursuit of excellence


    Performance indicators for each PEO
    PEOsDomainsPerformance Indicators
    PEO1Technical Competence
    1. Practicing Engineering
    2. Functional Position and / or award recognition
    3. Involvement in creative and innovative project
    PEO2Communication Skills and Leadership
    1. Executive position
    2. Recognition of communication and leadership ability
    PEO3Professional Ethics and Lifelong Learning1. Professional membership
    2. Postgraduate degree
    3. Professional / technical development

  • The Programme Outcomes refer to the attributes that students should possess at the point of their graduation. These programme outcomes are as follows:
    PO1
    Acquire and apply fundamental knowledge of science, engineering and mathematics, with an engineering focus in solving complex engineering problems;
    PO2Apply first principles of mathematics, natural and engineering sciences to identify, study, formulate and evaluate complex engineering problems based on systematic approach and leading to authenticated conclusions;
    PO3Devise solutions for complex engineering problems and design systems, components or processes by taking into consideration cost-effectiveness and specific concerns for public health, safety and environment;
    PO4Make use of research based knowledge and methodology through critical thinking to interpret, analyse, and study complex engineering problems, designs and operational performances to reach convincing conclusions;
    PO5Apply original engineering techniques and state of the art engineering and IT resources to model, simulate and analyse complex engineering problems within the relevant constraints and range of validity;
    PO6Apply appropriate knowledge in the evaluation and assessment of subject matters pertinent to the professional engineering practice with considerations of public health and safety, community welfare and cultural perspectives as well as legal, moral and ethical responsibilities;
    PO7Recognise the significance of sustainable development when devising professional solutions to engineering problems with a clear understanding and pro-active considerations of environmental concerns as well as needs for eco-friendly continual growth for local and global community;
    PO8Apply professional virtues and principles with strong commitment to moral and ethical responsibilities during the course of engineering practice;
    PO9Demonstrate the ability to convey ideas and information effectively within the engineering profession and the general community when addressing complex engineering issues and activities, including unambiguous interpretation of data and instructions, enlightening oral presentations and writing skills evident in accurate documentation of designs and solutions;
    PO10Display capability to work competently in the context of a diverse team within multidisciplinary environment, as an individual member with teamwork fortitude or as an inspiring leader with effective management skills;
    PO11Recognize the need to take on independent life-long learning and continuous self-improvement in the context of scientific and engineering advancement and professional development;
    PO12Show capability to comprehend and apply engineering and management philosophies to manage projects of cross disciplinary content and as a member or a leader in a team realizing the importance of cost-effective design and solution for sustainable development.
  • For technical enquiries on the course, please contact:

    Assistant Professor Dr. Lee Yu Jen
    E-mail: leeyj@utar.edu.my
    Tel: 05-468 8888 ext: 4481

    For general course enquiry, please contact us via our programme promotion team.