Bachelor of Engineering (Hons.) (Electronics majoring in Optical Engineering)

Faculty of Engineering (FOE)

(R2/523/6/0296) 05/22 (MQA/FA4862)

The Bachelor of Engineering (Hons.) Electronics degree majoring in Optical Engineering programme is accredited by the Engineering Accreditation Council (EAC) and recognised by the Board of Engineers (BEM) Malaysia. This four-year undergraduate programme is designed to support industry needs specifically in the area of electronics, photonics, laser technology, photovoltaic systems, optical fibre technology, optical communication systems, solid-state (LED) lighting technology, display technology, electronics and optoelectronics packaging technology.

In view of that, students will undertake subjects related to basic electronics, digital logic design, circuit and signal analysis, computer programming, power systems and machines, microprocessor systems and interfacing, and computer networking and data communications. Students of this major will also take specialised subjects exclusive to this programme such as laser technology, optical waveguides, optoelectronics devices, optical communications systems, optical metrology and testing, fabrication and packaging technology and optical signal processing.


  • Entry Requirements
    • • Pass Foundation / Matriculation in the related field from a recognised institution; OR
    • • Pass STPM / A level or its equivalent with 3 principals inclusive of Mathematics and Physics; OR
    • • Pass UEC with minimum of grade B in at least five (5) subjects inclusive of Mathematics and Physics; OR
    • • Pass Diploma in the related field from a recognised institution.
    • English Entry Requirement for International Students:
      All programmes offered by Faculty of Engineering and Faculty of Engineering & Technology require a minimum score of 5.0 for IELTS or its equivalent.
  • Programme Structure
    • Core
      • Year 1
        • Engineering Mathematics 1
          Electronics 1
          Circuit Theory
          Field Theory
          Computer and Programme Design
          Engineering Mathematics 2
          Electronics 2
          Introduction to Machines and Power Systems
          Algorithms and Data Structures
          Instrumentation and Measurement Techniques
          Digital Logic Design
          Electronics 3
      • Year 2
        • Engineering Mathematics 3
          Microcontroller & Microprocessor Systems
          Circuits & Signals
          Electromagnetics Theory
          Computer Organisation and Architecture
          Advanced Microprocessors
          Fundamental of Optics
          Physical Electronics
          Engineering Mathematics 4
          Control Theory
      • Year 3
        • Analog & Digital Communications
          Optoelectronic Devices
          Fabrication and Packaging Technology
          Digital Signal Processing
          Optical Metrology and Testing
          Capstone Project
          Industrial Training
      • Year 4
        • Optical Communication Systems
          Optical Waveguide and Devices
          Laser Technology and Applications
          Data Communications and Computer Networking
          Optical Signal Processing
    • Elective Modules
      • Year 3
        Photovoltaic Devices and Systems
        Solid State Lighting
        Multimedia Technology and Applications
    • University Subjects
      • Year 2
        TITAS (Local)/Bahasa Melayu Komunikasi 2 (international)
        Workplace Communications
        Pengajian Malaysia 3

        Year 3
        Engineer and Society Law for Engineers
        Hubungan Etnik (Local)
        Pengajian Malaysia (International)
        Project Management
        Bahasa Kebangsaan A/Foreign Language

        Year 4
        Business & Entrepreneurship in Malaysia

  • Career Prospects
    • Technical or managerial leadership role in electronics engineering specialised in optical engineering or in any field benefiting from their engineering knowledge, such as electronics, computer engineering, semiconductors, optical communications, optoelectronics, laser technology, photovoltaic, solid-state lighting, research and academics.