Bachelor of Electronics Engineering (Communication) with Honours JPT/BPP(MQA/PA2259)07/18

 

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The Bachelor of Electronics Engineering (Communication) with Honours is a four-year programme envisioned to produce competent industry-ready Engineers to cater to the rapidly growing Electronics industry, the strongest sector in Malaysia. Our Engineering Programme is approved by Ministry of Higher Education of Malaysia, designed according to the specifications set by Engineering Accreditation Council (EAC) Malaysia which is a delegated body of the Board of Engineers Malaysia (BEM) and quality assured by Malaysian Qualifications Agency (MQA).

 

The Electronics industry is now home to several major Multinational Companies (MNCs) from USA, Japan, Europe, Taiwan and Korea including Intel, AMD, Motorola, Toshiba, Infineon, ST Microelectronics, National Semiconductor, Fairchild, Renesas, NEC, CISCO, National Instruments and several others.

 

Electronics and Communications technology has become an integral part of our lives today and it has altered the way we live, the way we communicate, the way we work, the way we travel and also the way we eat!  One aspect of our lives that has been impacted tremendously is the way we communicate with the world around us. Developments such as email, SMS, MMS, video conferencing, Chatting using smartphones and computers have allowed us to connect with each other at breakneck speeds with the help of 3G and 4G Electronic Communication technologies. The major driving force behind the enormous growth of the Information and Communication Technology (ICT) industry is the exponential and revolutionary developments that have taken place in the field of Electronics and Communications Engineering.

 

This has grown into one of the most sophisticated and largest branches of Engineering. The curriculum is designed to nurture the future Engineers and Entrepreneurs of tomorrow by providing strong technical knowledge and managerial skills which are supplemented with substantial hands-on experience using the state-of-the-art Graphical System Design tools used by the Electronics Industries all over the Globe. The Industrial Training in the pre-final year of study acquaints the students with the real-world work culture and environment in the industries while also preparing them to assess their employment prospects. The Project work in the final year enables the students to be capable of conducting independent research. Furthermore, the students will also have an option to acquire professional certifications of MNCs which are a value addition to their career.

 

The Electronics and Communications Engineering is a rapidly developing field, which is quite thought provoking, innovative and challenging with excellent job opportunities for those who have the required skills, genuine interest and fascination towards technology.

 

PROGRAMME EDUCATIONAL OBJECTIVES
  • Graduates employed in the Electronics Engineering (Communication) related fields. (mapped to PLO 1,2,3,4,5)
  • Graduates who are involved in conducting research and development and continuously pursuing career development. (mapped to PLO 2,3,10,12)
  • Graduates who are knowledgeable in legal and ethical issues in their profession and the society they serve.(mapped to PLO 6,8,9)
  • Graduates who have acquired entrepreneurial and management skills in adapting global challenges. (mapped to PLO 6,7,11,12)

PROGRAMME LEARNING OUTCOMES (PLOs)

PLO 1
Engineering Knowledge
Apply knowledge of mathematics, natural science, engineering fundamentals and an engineering specialisation as specified in WK1 to WK4 respectively to the solution of complex engineering problems;
PLO 2
Problem Analysis
Identify, formulate, conduct research literature and analyse complex engineering problems reaching substantiated conclusions using first principles of mathematics, natural sciences and engineering sciences (WK1 to WK4);
PLO 3
Design/Development of Solutions
Design solutions for complex engineering problems and design systems, components or processes that meet specified needs with appropriate consideration for public health and safety, cultural, societal, and environmental considerations (WK5);
PLO 4
Investigation
Conduct investigation of complex engineering problems using research-based knowledge (WK8) and research methods including design of experiments, analysis and interpretation of data, and synthesis of information to provide valid conclusions;
PLO 5
Modern Tool Usage
Create, select and apply appropriate techniques, resources, and modern engineering and IT tools, including prediction and modelling, to complex engineering problems, with an understanding of the limitations (WK6);
PLO 6
The Engineer and Society
Apply reasoning informed by contextual knowledge to assess societal, health, safety, legal and cultural issues and the consequent responsibilities relevant to professional engineering practice and solutions to complex engineering problems (WK7);
PLO 7
Environment and Sustainability
Understand and evaluate the sustainability and impact of professional engineering work in the solutions of complex engineering problems in societal and environmental contexts. (WK7);
PLO 8
Ethics
Apply ethical principles and commit to professional ethics and responsibilities and norms of engineering practice (WK7);
PLO 9
Individual and Team Work
Function effectively as an individual, and as a member or leader in diverse teams and in multi-disciplinary settings;
PLO 10
Communication
Communicate effectively on complex engineering activities with the engineering community and with society at large, such as being able to comprehend and write effective reports and design documentation, make effective presentations, and give and receive clear instructions;
PLO 11
Project Management and Finance
Demonstrate knowledge and understanding of engineering management principles and economic decision making and apply these to one’s own work, as a member and leader in a team, to manage projects in multidisciplinary environments;
PLO 12
Life Long Learning
Recognise the need for, and have the preparation and ability to engage in independent and life-long learning in the broadest context of technological change
MQA Courses
  • Bahasa Kebangsaan-A /Communication Skills
  • TITAS
  • Hubungan Etnik
  • Malaysian Economy
  • Community Service
University Courses
  • English for Academic Purposes-1
  • English for Academic Purposes-2
  • Understanding Human Behaviour/English Pro
  • Co-Curriculum Activities
Core Courses
  • Computer Programming
  • Engineering Mathematics 1
  • Circuit Theory
  • Engineering Mathematics 2
  • Digital Logic Design
  • Electronic Devices and Circuits
  • Engineering Mathematics 3
  • Signals and Systems
  • Computer Architecture
  • Digital Design with Verilog HDL
  • Analog Communications
  • Control Systems
  • Microprocessor Architecture and Programming
  • Electronic Circuit Analysis
  • Digital Signal Processing
  • Digital Communications
  • IC Applications
  • Object Oriented Programming
  • Electromagnetic Fields and Waves
  • RF and Microwave Engineering
  • Antennas and Propagation
  • Electronic Measurements and Instrumentation
  • Computer Networks
  • Engineers in Society
  • Industrial Training
  • Digital Image Processing
  • Research Project Phase 1 & 2
  • Total Quality Management
  • Architecture of DSP Processors
  • Entrepreneurship for Engineers
  • Cellular and Mobile Communications
  • VLSI Design
  • Intro to Electrical Power System
  • Integrated Design Project
Electives
  • Embedded Systems
  • Microcontrollers and Applications
  • Satellite Communications
  • Optical Communications
Examinations Requirements
Malaysian University English Test Band 2
Equivalent
  • IELTS Score 5.0
  • TOEFL Score 500
Sijil Tinggi Pelajaran Malaysia (STPM) Pass with a minimum grade C /CGPA 2.00 Mathematics and Physics
General Certificate of Education
Advanced (“A”) levels
Minimum Pass in Mathematics and Physics
Unified Examination Certificate (UEC) Pass with a minimum grade B in 5 subjects, including Mathematics and Physics
Matriculation/Foundation in Science Pass in a related field with a minimum CGPA of 2.0
Diploma Pass Diploma in related field with a minimum CGPA of 2.0
Other Qualifications Other equivalent qualifications recognized by the Government of Malaysia

Intakes 
3 Intakes in a year

 

Mode of study: Full-time study

 

Duration: 4 years

Assessment
Students’ ability is gauged through continuous assessments and a final exam in each semester. The continuous assessment component comprises tests/quizzes, laboratory practicals, mid-semester examination and project/assignments which accounts for an allocation about 40-50 marks depending on the course and the remaining marks on final examination.