Bachelor of Engineering (Hons) Electrical and Electronic Engineering (JPT/BPP(R/523/6/0198)11/19) PDF Print E-mail

1. Introduction


Electrical & Electronic engineers are involved in the design and development of modern high technology applications such as automation for electromechanical systems, computer systems, embedded systems, electronic control systems applied in process plants, automotive industry, aerospace, and even maintenance. In other words, Electrical & Electronic engineers are highly demanded in various fields and its graduates are highly sought after by potential employers.


The Bachelor of Engineering (Honours) Electrical & Electronic Engineering programme at Universiti Teknologi PETRONAS emphasizes on a strong foundation in physics, mathematics, and chemistry, followed by a thorough coverage of basic electrical and electronic engineering courses such as circuit theory, analogue electronics, digital electronics, microprocessor, as well as  signal and systems. At higher levels, students are exposed to data and computer networking, digital signal processing, VLSI system design, control theory, communication systems, and power electronics.  In the final year, students have the opportunity to major in one of the selected areas of their interest: 

  • Microelectronics
  • Power Systems Engineering
  • Communication Systems
  • Instrumentation and Control
  • Embedded Systems



2. Programme Educational Objectives

  • To produce technically qualified Electrical and Electronics Engineers with the potential to become leaders of Electrical and Electronic Industries
  • To produce Electrical and Electronics Engineers who are committed to sustainable development of Electrical and Electronic industries for the betterment of society and nation.


  • 3. Programme Outcomes

    There are twelve Program Outcomes (POs) which relate to the skills, knowledge, and behaviours that student acquire through the programme, which are linked to the PEOs:

    • Able to acquire and apply knowledge of mathematics, basic science and engineering fundamentals to solve complex electrical and electronics engineering problems.
    • Able to undertake complex electrical and electronic engineering problem identification, formulation and solution synthesis using fundamental knowledge, techniques and analytical skills to reach substantiated conclusions in complex engineering practice.
    • Able to utilize system or subsystems approach to solve complex electrical and electronic engineering problem with appropriate consideration for public health and safety, cultural, societal, and environmental considerations.
    • Able to investigate and solve complex problems using research knowledge and research methods including design of experiments, analysis and interpretation of data, and synthesis of information to provide valid conclusion in complex electrical and electronic engineering problems.
    • Able to apply and synthesize, using techniques, skill and modern scientific ICT and/or engineering tools necessary for complex electrical and electronic engineering practice with an understanding of the limitations.
    • Able to apply reasoning based on contextual knowledge in professional engineering practice to assess societal, health, safety, legal and cultural issues and the consequent responsibilities relevant to professional engineering practice.
    • Able to understand the impact of professional engineering solutions in societal and environmental context and demonstrate knowledge and need for sustainable development.
    • Able to apply ethical principles and commit to professional ethics and responsibilities and norms of engineering practice.
    • Able to communicate effectively on complex engineering activities, not only with engineers but also with the community at large.
    • Able to function effectively as an individual and in groups with the capacity to be a leader or member in multi-disciplinary settings.
    • Able to recognize the need to undertake independent and life-long learning in continual technological development.
    • Able to apply knowledge of engineering, business acumen, management principles and entrepreneurship in multidisciplinary environments as a member and leader in a team.


    4. Graduation Requirements

    In order to graduate with the Bachelor of Engineering (Honours) Electrical & Electronics degree, students are required to obtain a minimum of 142credit hours and a minimum CGPA of 2.00.



    Summary of Courses Required for Graduation

    Course Group (G)

    Number of Credit Hours

    N - National Requirement

    9

    U - University Requirement

    14

    CE - Common Engineering

    23

    M - Major

    84

    ME - Major Electives

    12

    TOTAL

    142











    5. Programme Curriculum Structure


    SEMESTER 1

     

    SEMESTER 2

    Code

    Courses

    Cr

    G

     

    Code

    Courses

    Cr

    G

    MPW 2113/

    MPW 2123

    BahasaKebangsaan A/B

    3

    N

     

    MPW 2143/

    MPW 2153

    Islamic Studies/Moral Studies

    3

    N

    LCB 1042

    Academic Writing

    2

    U

     

    Kxx xxx1

    Co Curriculum I

    1

    U

    PCB 1012

    Introduction to Oil & Gas Industry and Sustainable Development

    2

    U

     

    FCM 1033

    Vector Calculus

    3

    CE

    FCM 1023

    Ordinary Differential Equations

    3

    CE

     

    ECB 1053

    Digital Electronics I

    3

    M

    ECB 1014

    Circuit Theory

    4

    M

     

    ECB 1033

    Microelectronic Physics and Devices

    3

    M

    ECB 1063

    Structured Programming and Interfacing

    3

    M

     

    ECB 1024

    Network Analysis

    4

    M

    Credit Hours

    17

     

    Credit Hours

    17

     

    SEMESTER 3

    SEMESTER 4

    Code

    Courses

    Cr

    G

    Code

    Courses

    Cr

    G

    HCB 2033

    Professional Communication Skills

    3

    U

    Kxx xxx1

    Co Curriculum II

    1

    U

    FCM 2043

    Computational Methods

    3

    CE

    CCB 2012

    Health, Safety and Environment

    2

    CE

    ECB 2113

    Analogue Electronics I

    3

    M

    ECB 2143

    Microprocessor

    3

    M

    ECB 2123

    Signals and Systems

    3

    M

    ECB 2153

    Analogue Electronics II

    3

    M

    ECB 2133

    Digital Electronics II

    3

    M

    ECB 2163

    Communication Systems

    3

    M

     

     

     

     

    ECB 2173

    Electromagnetic Theory

    3

    M

    Credit Hours

    15

     

    Credit Hours

    15

     

    SEMESTER 5

    SEMESTER 6

    Code

    Courses

    Cr

    G

    Code

    Courses

    Cr

    G

    Kxx xxx1

    Co Curriculum III

    1

    U

    Kxx xxx1

    Co Curriculum IV

    1

    U

    GCB 2033

    Introductionto Management

    3

    CE

    GCB 3173

    Engineering Economics and Entrepreneurship

    3

    CE

    ECB 3113

    Digital Signal Processing

    3

    M

    MCB 3053

    Engineering Team Project

    3

    CE

    ECB 3123

    Control Systems

    3

    M

    ECB 3153

    Power Systems

    3

    M

    ECB 3133

    Probability and Random Processes

    3

    M

    ECB 3163

    Power Electronics

    3

    M

    ECB 3143

    Electrical Energy System

    3

    M

    ECB 3173

    Electrical Machines

    3

    M

    Credit Hours

    16

     

    Credit Hours

    16

     

    INDUSTRIAL INTERNSHIP PROGRAMME

    Code

    CoursesCr G

     

     

    ICB 3017 /
    ICB 3027

    Industrial Internship

    14

    M

    Credit Hours

    14

     

    SEMESTER 7

    SEMESTER 8

    Code

    Courses

    Cr

    G

    Code

    Courses

    Cr

    G

    MPW 2133

    Malaysian Studies

    3

    N

    VCB 4043

    Engineers in Society

    3

    CE

    HCB xxx3/

    LCB xxx3

    Social Science/ Humanities Elective

    3

    U

    ECB 4034

    Final Year Project II

    4

    M

    ECB 4023

    Data and Computer Network

    3

    M

    ECB 4xx4

    Major Elective II

    4

    ME

    ECB 4014

    Final Year Project I

    4

    M

    ECB 4xx4

    Major Elective III

    4

    ME

    ECB 4xx4

    Major Elective I

    4

    ME

     

     

     

     

    Credit Hours

    17

     

    Credit Hours

    15



    TOTAL CREDIT HOURS: 142



    5.1 Major Electives

    Choose any of the following sets of Major Elective’s areas (set A, B, C, D or E) for Major Elective I, II and III.

    A.

    Communication Systems

    Course Name

    Code

    G

    Cr

    1

    Advanced Communication Systems

    ECB 4514

    ME

    4

    2

    Microwave Devices and Component

    ECB 4524

    ME

    4

    3

    Wireless Communications

    ECB 4534

    ME

    4

     

    B.

    Embedded Systems

    Course Name

    Code

    G

    Cr

    1

    Computer Systems Architecture

    ECB 4414

    ME

    4

    2

    Real-Time Microcontroller Systems

    ECB 4434

    ME

    4

    3

    Digital System Design

    ECB 4454

    ME

    4

     

    C.

    Instrumentation and Control

    Course Name

    Code

    G

    Cr

    1

    Modern Control Engineering

    ECB 4214

    ME

    4

    2

    Industrial Automation and Control Systems

    ECB 4224

    ME

    4

    3

    Plant Process Control Systems

    ECB 4234

    ME

    4

     

    D.

    Microelectronics

    Course Name

    Code

    G

    Cr

    1

    Analogue Integrated Circuit Design

    ECB 4614

    ME

    4

    2

    VLSI Design

    ECB 4624

    ME

    4

    3

    Semiconductor Devices Technology

    ECB 4634

    ME

    4

     

    E.

    Power Systems Engineering

    Course Name

    Code

    G

    Cr

    1

    Advanced Electrical Machines

    ECB 4314

    ME

    4

    2

    Advanced Power Electronics

    ECB 4324

    ME

    4

    3

    Advanced Power Systems

    ECB 4334

    ME

    4



    5.2 Minor in Management


    A Minor in Management is made available to all Engineering students who are interested to enhance their knowledge in management and business. However, the option to do Minor in Management is at the students’ discretion and is not compulsory. The credit hours will be over and above the graduation requirements of 142 credit hours.

    Minor in Management (For EngineeringProgramme only)

    Course Name

    Code

    G

    Cr

     

    1

    Business Accounting

    GCB 1013

    Em

    3

     

    2

    Management and Organizational Behaviour

    GCB 1033

    Em

    3

     

    3

    Principles of Marketing

    GCB 1043

    Em

    3

     

    4

    Principles of Finance

    GCB 1053

    Em

    3

     

    5

    Business and Entrepreneurship

    GCB 3093

    Em

    3



    6. Career Prospects

    Electrical and Electronics engineers are normally employed in the manufacturing, automation, electronics, telecommunications, automotive, power generation and supply, building services industries and plants. Graduates could also make a career in microelectronics industries, production management, operation and maintenance, consultancy, research, marketing and technical services. The job usually involves the pioneering of new development, undertaking production design and supervision, marketing, installation and operation of equipment, amongst others.