Duration of Study
1 Year
Intakes Period
Jan, Jun, Sep
Certified by
MQA (Ref. No: A9167)
Campus
Putrajaya
Introduction
Entry Requirements
Programme Structure
Career Prospect

Foundation in Engineering
R2/010/3/0148

+ THIS IS BEST FOR

Student who has completed Sijil Pelajaran Malaysia (SPM), O-Level, IGCSE, UEC, or other equivalent qualifications recognised by Government of Malaysia. Keen interest in Engineering field of study and want to pursue any of these degree programmes:

  • Bachelor of Mechanical Engineering (Hons)
  • Bachelor of Electrical and Electronics Engineering (Hons)
  • Bachelor of Electrical Power Engineering (Hons)
  • Bachelor of Civil Engineering (Hons).

+ PROGRAMME HIGHLIGHTS

Mode of Study : Full Time (Yes) | Part Time (No)

This syllabus has been designed to meet the requirements of professional bodies and industries while giving students the competitive edge. Emphasis is on the application of knowledge through teamwork, case studies, simulations and real life projects.


Foundation in 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 several reputable sources. A strong foundation in Engineering is a well-established balance between theory and experiments during the one year of study. The curriculum consists of a good mix of general subjects as well as core engineering subjects.

50 credit hours of subjects are being taught in three semesters. This Foundation in Engineering programme can be completed in 1 year.


+ ACCREDITED, APPROVED & RECOGNISED BY

Accredited by:
01. Malaysian Qualifications Agency (MQA)
02. Malaysian Qualifications Register (MQR) - National register for accredited programmes.
03. Engineering Accreditation Council (EAC) - with 5-years Accreditation, the longest given to a university in Malaysia.


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

Approved & Licensed by:
01. Ministry of Higher Education (MOHE), Malaysia

Recognised by:
01. Public Service Department (JPA), Malaysia
02. Board of Engineers Malaysia (BEM)
03. The Institution of Engineers, Malaysia
04. The Institution of Engineering & Technology (IET)
05. Institution of Mechanical Engineers (IMechE)
06. Institution of Civil Engineers (ICE)
07. QS World University Rankings by Subject - Top 2 Private University in Malaysia for Electrical & Electronic and Mechanical subjects

and Signatory to the Washington Accord.


+ CAREER PROSPECT

Range of Monthly Salary (from fresh to senior position):
RM2,000 – RM25,000
Source: Jobstreet Salary Report and Kelly Services (Malaysia) Salary Guide.

Employability Rate (within 6 months of Graduation):
94.0% Employed | 6.0% Job Creators / Further Study
Source: Ministry of Education Malaysia’s Graduate Tracer Study.


+ CAMPUS INTAKE

This programme is delivered at the Universiti Tenaga Nasional (UNITEN), Putrajaya Campus.


+ FEES & SCHOLARSHIPS

UNITEN practices transparent fee policy. Refer our fees below for your reference.

Fees for Malaysian Students:
Tuition Fees: RM17,000 per programme.
Other Fees:

  • Full Registration + Miscellaneous Fee: RM1,348 one-time payment
  • Medical Insurance: RM88/year
  • Resource Fee (Library, Student Activity & Service): RM780 twice a year
  • Deposit for Accommodation: RM250 one-time deposit payment
  • Monthly Fee for Accommodation: Starting from RM270/month.


Fees for International Students:
Tuition Fees: USD5,000 (RM20,000) 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: USD37.50 (RM150)/year
  • Resource Fee (Library, Student Activity & Service): USD390 (RM780) twice a year
  • Deposit for Accommodation: USD62.50 (RM250) one-time deposit payment
  • Monthly Fee for Accommodation: Starting from USD67.50 (RM270)/month.


and if the international student (for Foundation) does not fulfill the English language requirement such as minimum score for IELTS or TOEFL, there will be additional fees of:

  • Test of English Proficiency (TEP) : USD25 (RM100) one-time payment
  • English Short Course (ESC) : USD1,166 (RM4,664)/semester.


Flexible payment options are available, where student may:

  • pay full in advance, or
  • by monthly installments, or
  • pay full 2 weeks before the semester's final examination.


Terms & conditions apply.

Download the complete UNITEN Fees Table here.
There are also list of scholarships and financial aids here.

Notes: Subject to terms and conditions. All fees are calculated in Malaysian Ringgit (RM). Fees indicated in USD here are for reference only with basis of USD1=RM4. Other optional fees include electricity, parking, and some student facilities within UNITEN.


Foundation in Engineering
R2/010/3/0148

+ ENTRY REQUIREMENTS

For Malaysian Students:

  • SPM (Sijil Pelajaran Malaysia)
    Pass SPM or equivalent with minimum credits (grade C) in 5 subjects inclusive Bahasa Inggeris, Mathematics, Additional Mathematics & Physics and a pass in Chemistry (min. grade E).

  • O-Level
    Pass O-Level from institution recognised by Government of Malaysia with minimum credit (grade C) in 5 subjects inclusive Bahasa Inggeris, Mathematics, Physics or Add Maths and Pass in Chemistry (min. grade E).

  • IGCSE (International General Certificate of Secondary Education)
    Pass IGCSE from institution recognised by Government of Malaysia with minimum credit (grade C) in 5 subjects inclusive Bahasa Inggeris, Mathematics, Physics or Add Maths and Pass in Chemistry (min. grade E).

  • UEC (Unified Examination Certificate)
    Pass UEC with a minimum of grade B in 3 subjects inclusive Bahasa Inggeris, Mathematics / Advance Mathematics and Physics / any subject and a pass in Chemistry (min. grade E).

  • Others
    Other equivalent qualifications recognised by Government of Malaysia.


For International Students: Refer Entry Requirements - International

+ ENGLISH REQUIREMENTS

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. Foundation students who do not fulfill this English requirement are required to sit for the Test of English Proficiency (TEP) before they could enroll in the English Short Course (ESC).

  • MUET – Malaysia University English Test
    Achieve Band 3

  • IELTS – International English Language Testing System
    Achieve 5.0

  • TOEFL - Test of English as a Foreign Language
    Achieve 500 (TOEFL) or 42 (TOEFL Internet Based Test)


Foundation in Engineering
R2/010/3/0148

+ PROGRAMME STRUCTURE

This programme can be completed in Full Time: 1 year.

  • Year 1: Semester 1
    - Introductory Calculus and Analytic Geometry
    - Physics I
    - Physics Laboratory I
    - Foundation English
    - Chemistry I
    - Chemistry Laboratory I
    - Islamic Study / Moral Study *
    - Campus Life Skills *
    - Malaysian Culture for International Student

  • Year 1: Semester 2
    - Calculus and Analytic Geometry
    - Physics II
    - Physics Laboratory II
    - Chemistry II
    - English for Academic Purposes
    - Computing Skills

  • Year 1: Special Semester
    - Calculus and Analytic Geometry II
    - Physics III


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


Foundation in Engineering
R2/010/3/0148

+ CAREER PROSPECT

Range of Monthly Salary:
RM2,000 – RM25,000
Source: Jobstreet Salary Report and Kelly Services (Malaysia) Salary Guide.

Employability Rate (within 6 months of Graduation):
94.0% Employed | 6.0% Job Creators / Further Study
Source: Ministry of Education Malaysia’s Graduate Tracer Study.


These are popular career choices after graduation for this programme. There are also many other career choices beyond engineering, which are proven adaptable by UNITEN students due to holistic personal and professional skills development during the study.

  • Appliances Engineer
  • Communication Engineer
  • Computer Engineer
  • Construction Engineer
  • Consulting Engineer
  • Control Engineer
  • Design Engineer
  • Electrical and Electronics Engineer
  • Instrumentation & Control Engineer
  • Maintenance Engineer
  • Manufacturing Engineer
  • Mechatronic Engineer
  • Medical Engineer
  • Microelectronics Engineer
  • Operation Engineer
  • Power Engineer
  • Project Engineer
  • Research & Development Engineer
  • Signal Processing Engineer
  • Software Engineer
  • Telecommunications Engineer
  • Test Engineer
  • Academician.


Tuition Fees

Malaysian

RM 17,000 / year

International

RM 20,000 / year

USD 5,000 / year

Other Fees

Malaysian

Registration

RM 1,000

Resource

RM 780 / semester

International

EMGS & Application

RM 3,150

USD 788

Registration

RM 6,600

USD 1,650

Resource

RM 780 / semester

USD 195 / semester

Note:
Miscellaneous Fee = RM348. Deposit for Accommodation (if applicable) = RM250. 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.