B. Eng (Hons) in Electrical & Electronic Engineering | Asia Pacific University (APU)

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B. Eng (Hons) in Electrical & Electronic Engineering

Duration:

4 Years (8 Semesters)

Degree Awarded By:

APU, Malaysia

Intake:

13 November 2018

This programme is accredited by the Board of Engineers Malaysia (BEM).
 

This programme is specifically designed to provide:

  • High-quality undergraduate engineering education by providing students with a curriculum that is firmly grounded in electrical & electronic engineering fundamentals.
  • A study in both the areas of electronics fundamentals as well as electrical power systems including the areas of generation, transmission and distribution of electrical energy.
  • The technical skills required for the application in the fields of communication and the IT industry through a well balanced curriculum which includes the study of signals and computing.

Entry Requirements:

  • Pass STPM with at least principal / full pass / grade C (CGPA 2.0) in Mathematics and Physics or Chemistry and pass SPM with credit in Mathematics and one of the relevant Science subjects - Physics / Chemistry / Technical / Vocational; OR
  • Passed 'A' Levels with at least a Grade "D" in Mathematics and Physics or Chemistry and pass 'O' Levels / GCSE or equivalent with Grade C in Mathematics and one of the science subjects - Physics or Chemistry; OR
  • Pass UEC or Senior Middle Three (SM3) with Grade B in five (5) subjects including Mathematics and one of the relevant Science subjects - Physics or Chemistry and a pass in Bahasa Malaysia; OR
  • Pass the APU Foundation or equivalent; OR
  • A qualification that APU accepts as equivalent to the above.

The qualification and entry requirements for the programmes will be determined based on the "Comparison List of Equivalency of International Qualifications with SPM (O-Levels equivalent) and STPM (A-Levels equivalent)" published by Malaysian Qualifications Agency (MQA).


Programme Educational Objectives:

Graduates of APU Bachelor of Engineering in their respective programs are expected within five years of graduation to attain the following programme educational objectives:

  • Be a practicing engineer contributing to the development of Electrical or Electronic Engineering while demonstrating professionalism.
  • Pursue engineering innovation via career advancement opportunities and/or advanced studies in Electrical or Electronic Engineering.  

An Electrical Engineer may be responsible for research, design , development, manufacturing and management of complex hardware and software systems and reliable, cost effective devices, many involving the use of new information and computer intensive technologies. These include:

  • Integrated electronic systems
  • Renewable energy systems
  • Generation, transmission and distribution of electrical power
  • Instrumentation in electrical and electronic systems
  • Manufacturing
  • Microelectronics
  • Photoelectronics

Programme Outcomes:

The students, upon completion of their study, should attain the following outcomes:

  • Ability to gain and apply principles of Mathematics, Science and Engineering to the solutions of complex engineering problems
  • Ability to undertake complex engineering problem analysis and apply engineering principles to solve them
  • Ability to select and use suitable tools and techniques for complex engineering problems
  • Ability to investigate complex engineering problems using research techniques.
  • Ability to design innovative solutions for complex engineering problems.
  • Ability to communicate effectively and professionally on complex engineering activities
  • Ability to comprehend and demonstrate good practices of engineering in sustainable development and environmental considerations for the solutions of complex engineering problems 
  • Ability to engage in professional engineering practice for safety, health, social, cultural and legal responsibilities in developing solutions for complex engineering problems
  • Ability to execute the responsibilities of an Engineer professionally and ethically.
  • Ability to function effectively as a team leader or a member in a team within a multi-disciplinary settings
  • Ability to recognize the need for, and be able to engage in independent and life-long learning towards continuous professional development
  • Ability to demonstrate entrepreneurship skills, engineering project management and economic decision making in multidisciplinary environments

Course Structure & Modules:

DEGREE LEVEL 1

These modules provide an appropriate platform for an Engineering Professional to understand the basic principles of engineering in the areas of Circuit Analysis, Engineering Materials, Engineering Statics & Dynamics and Engineering Design. In addition, a thorough grounding in principles of IT and management are provided by the Programming and Management modules. Modules such as Engineering Mathematics and Introduction to Management provide the basic academic skills required to meet the demands of employers. Important and relevant skills for managing activities and for your own independent learning are also introduced.

Common Modules

Specialised Modules
  • Analysis of Circuits
  • Engineering Materials
  • Introduction to Management
  • Engineering Mathematics 1
  • Introduction to C Programming
  • Engineering Mathematics 2
  • Instrumentation & Measurement
  • Engineering Design
  • Engineering Statics & Dynamics

In addition to the above, all students are also required to successfully complete General Studies modules as stipulated by the Malaysian Qualification Agency, as well as fulfill credit requirements for Co-Curricular Activities.

DEGREE LEVEL 2

Here, you start specialising in modules that develop the necessary underlying knowledge and skills in Electrical and Electronics Engineering. Further, in-depth Electrical and Electronic skills are developed here with modules such as Electromagnetic Field Theory, Engineering Software & Applications, Analogue Electronics, Digital Electronics, Signals & Linear Systems, Electrical Machines 1& 2 and Electrical Power Utilisation. Engineering Mathematics is provided for the better understanding of the engineering modules.

Common Modules

Specialised Modules
  • Analogue Electronics
  • Engineering Mathematics 3
  • Electromagnetic Field Theory
  • Digital Electronics
  • Engineering Software & Applications
  • Signals & Linear Systems
  • Electrical Machines 1
  • Electrical Power Utilization
  • Electrical Machines 2

DEGREE LEVEL 3

Specialised knowledge and skills in the areas of Control Engineering, Communication Engineering Principles, Multimedia Applications, Computer Architecture, Microprocessor Systems & Embedded Software, Digital Signal Processing, Numerical Methods & Statistics, Power Electronic & Drives, Power System Analysis and Generation, Transmission & Distribution of Electrical Power are a critical focus of this level. There is further development of the ability to apply relevant engineering skills with strong critical thinking and analysis. Independent learning continues in all modules.

Common Modules

Specialised Modules
  • Control Engineering
  • Communication Engineering Principles
  • Multimedia Applications
  • Computer Architecture
  • Numerical Methods & Statistics
  • Microprocessor Systems & Embedded Software
  • Power System Analysis
  • Generation, Transmission & Distribution of Electrical Power
  • Power Electronics & Drives

Elective Modules (choose 1)

  • Digital Signal Processing
  • Product Creation Technology

INTERNSHIP (16 weeks)

Students will undertake an Internship/Industrial Training for a minimum period of 16 weeks to prepare them for a smooth transition from the classroom to the working environment.

DEGREE LEVEL 4

The final year Engineering modules provide the necessary industry application technological skills which will become very useful for employment upon graduation. These modules include, VLSI Design, Analogue Integrated Circuits & Systems, and High Voltage Engineering. Your personal and professional development is enhanced by the module in Engineer in Society and Engineering Project Management. You will enhance your technical capability and understand how to innovate, generate and manage the creation of new ideas.

The Project Phase I (Investigation) in Electrical and Electronics Engineering will enable students to take on R&D with commercialisation. The Electrical and Electronics Engineering Project Phase II (Implementation) also develops the academic and practical aspects of your chosen areas of study and reinforces your independent learning skills. This is where you will demonstrate higher level critical thinking, analysis and solutions development skills which will enhance your employability.

Common Modules

Specialised Modules
  • Engineering Project Management
  • Project Phase I (Investigation)
  • Project Phase II (Implementation)
  • Group Engineering Design Project
  • Engineer in Society
  • High Voltage Engineering
  • Analogue Integrated Circuits & Systems

Elective Modules (choose 1)

  • VLSI Design
  • Optical Communication and Networks

Career Options:

From geographical information systems that can continuously provide the location of a vehicle to giant electric power generators, electrical and electronics engineers are responsible for a wide range of technologies. A degree in Electrical & Electronics Engineering offers challenging opportunities over a wide range of activities from research and design to operations, management and planning. Career choices are in diverse areas such as Power Systems, Electrical equipment manufacturing and testing, Biomedical Engineering and Computer Systems Engineering and also as technical experts on engineering projects in the Banking and Finance Industry.

  • Electrical Engineer
  • Power Engineer
  • Design Engineer
  • Product Engineer
  • Electronics Engineer
  • Transmission Engineer
  • QA/QC Engineer
  • Sales Engineer
  • Support Engineer
  • R&D Engineer
  • Power Plant Engineer
  • Optical Engineer

Course Fees:

Malaysian StudentsInternational Students

Year 1: RM 22,800

Year 2: RM 23,600

Year 3: RM 24,000

Year 4: RM 24,600

Total: RM 95,000

Year 1: RM 26,700 (USD 6.940)

Year 2: RM 28,200 (USD 7,330)

Year 3: RM 28,500 (USD 7,410)

Year 4: RM 28,900 (USD 7,510)

Total: RM 112,300 (USD 29,190)

Fees stated above do not include Enrolment Fees, Registration Fees and other Miscellaneous Fees.

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All information is correct at the time of publication, but is subject to change in the interest of continuing improvement.