Duration of Study
2 1/2 Years
Intakes Period
Jun, Sep
Certified by
MQA (Ref. No: MQA/FA2984)
Entry Requirements
Programme Structure
Career Prospect

Diploma in Electrical Engineering

The objective of the two and half-years Diploma Programme is to prepare your pathway into the various bachelor degree programmes offered in the university. This programme provides a comprehensive and proper coverage of disciplines to equip you for entrance into UNITEN and other universities in Malaysia.

Diploma in Electrical Engineering is designed to prepare you for professional careers 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 the several reputable sources. The emphasis is towards producing professionals to fulfil the needs of industry in particular and the world in general.

A strong Diploma in Electrical Engineering is a well-established balance between theory and experiments during the two and half-years of study. The curriculum consists of a good mix of general subjects as well as core engineering subjects.

91 credit hours of subjects are being taught in seven semesters.

Please scan for Malaysian Qualifications Agency (MQA) certification of this programme.

Minimum Entry Requirement

  • Sijil Pelajaran Malaysia (SPM)
    Pass SPM with minimum credits in 3 subjects inclusive of Mathematics and Credit in Physics / relevant science / technical / vocational subjects and Pass English in SPM Level; or

  • Unified Examination Certificate (UEC)
    Pass UEC with minimum Grade B in 3 subjects inclusive of Mathematics and any Science / Technical / Vocational and Pass English; or

  • O-Level
    Pass O-Level with minimum credits in 3 subjects inclusive of Mathematics and Credit in Physics / relevant science / technical / vocational subjects and Pass English; or

  • Sijil Vokasional & Teknikal / Kemahiran
    Pass Sijil Vokasional & Teknikal / Kemahiran with Level 3 KKM with minimum PNGK 2.00 and 1 year experience in related field or 1 semester of enhancement programme; or

  • Engineering / Engineering Technology Certificate (Level 3, KKM)
    Pass Engineering/ Engineering Technology Certificate (Level 3, KKM) with minimum PNGK of 2.00; or

  • Others
    Other equivalent qualification recognized by Government of Malaysia.
  • Year 1
    • Semester 1
      • English
      • Mathematics I
      • Physics for Engineering
      • Programming 1
      • Islamic / Moral Studies

    • Semester 2
      • Electrical Technology 1
      • Chemistry for Engineering
      • Mathematics II
      • Technical Communications
      • Static
      • Electrical Measurement Lab

    • Special Semester

  • Year 2
    • Semester 5
      • Electrical Technology II
      • Digital Logic
      • Digital Logic Lab
      • Electronics
      • Electronics Lab
      • Mathematics III

    • Semester 6
      • Engineering Graphics & Computer Application
      • Industrial Automation
      • Thermodynamic
      • Introduction to Microcontrollers
      • Microcontroller & Interfacing Lab
      • Electrical Machinery

    • Special Semester
      • Industrial Training

  • Year 3
    • Semester 7
      • Power Electronics
      • Electrical Power Engineering Lab
      • Power System
      • Electrical Engineering Practice
      • Malaysian Studies
      • Project
  • Technician
  • Assistant Engineer
  • Technical Executive
Tuition Fees


RM 9,680 / year


RM 10,880 / year

USD 2,720 / year

Other Fees



RM 2,720


RM 780 / semester


EMGS & Application

RM 3,000

USD 750


RM 6,600

USD 1,650


RM 780 / semester

USD 195 / semester

Subject to terms and conditions. All fees are in Malaysian Ringgit (RM). Fees in USD are for reference only (USD1=RM4). Other optional fees/charges include accommodation, electricity, parking, and some student facilities within UNITEN.

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