Diploma in Electrical Engineering

Programme Aims

In line with the National Transformation 2050 (TN50) and the National Higher Education Strategic Plan (PSPTN), human capital development and education in Malaysia needs to be strengthened by developing students' potential and committed to developing a dynamic ecosystem, in accordance to the needs of the Industrial Revolution 4.0. Along with these expectations, the program's educational objectives have been transformed to produce skilled workers (Electrical Engineering Technician) which has the following characteristics.

Programme Educational Objectives (PEO)

Program Educational Objectives are to produce an Electrical Assistant Engineer that are able to:

PEO 1: Competent in the field of Electrical Engineering to fulfil the needs of organization and industry.
PEO 2: Able to adapt generic skills holistically as professional technician practices.
PEO 3: Realize to the important of life long learning and contribute through ethical and social work to the society continuously.

Programme Learning Outcomes (PLO)

Upon graduation, a graduate should acquire:

PLO 1: Apply basic knowledge of mathematics, science and engineering in Electrical Engineering (Knowledge).
PLO 2: Apply knowledge, skills, techniques and latest engineering hardware comprehensively in Electrical Engineering field (Modern Tools Usage).
PLO 3: Interact with professionals and community effectively in written and spoken (Communication Skill).
PLO 4: Produce effective solutions in Electrical Engineering problems (Critical Thinking and Problem Solving (Investigation)).
PLO 5: Able to engage as an individual or group to carry out technical tasks within an organization (Teamwork Skill).
PLO 6: Identify the career development needs through lifelong learning (Lifelong Learning and Information Management Skills).
PLO 7: Applying entrepreneurial practices for career development (Entrepreneurship Skill).
PLO 8: Practicing knowledge in a professional, ethical and humane in the field of Electrical Engineering (Ethics and Professional Values).
PLO 9: Demonstrate effective leadership responsibilities within the organization (Leadership and Project Management Skill).
PLO 10: Design safe and efficient solutions, system, components and processes that meet desired needs within realistic constrants (Design and Development Solutions).
PLO 11: Produce effective solutions in Electrical Engineering problems (Problem Analysis).
PLO 12: Realize the impact of Electrical Engineering technician work to the society and environment, also practice it for sustainable development (Environment and Sustainability).
PLO 13: Demonstrate knowledge in a professional, ethical and humane, respective to the Electrical Engineering technician practice and solution (Engineering and Society).

Duration of Study

Five semesters.

Academic Proforma

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Career and Further Education Prospect

Diploma in Electrical Engineering is a field of study that is concerned with the use of electricity in the design, testing and development of circuits and electrical equipment for power transmission systems, control of machines, appliances and high-powered systems.

Graduates are prepared for their future role in the economy by building a solid foundation in technical knowledge and skills related to the field of electrical engineering. The program provides knowledge and skills in the field of electrical engineering that can be applied to a variety of careers in the power generation and the manufacturing industry.

Graduates of this programme are eligible to begin their career in these fields:

  • Authority / Utilities
    Example: Energy Commission, DOSH, Niosh, TNB, IPPs
  • Engineering in Manufacturing, Consultancy, Research and Development (R&D), and Academic.
  • Procurement and Business Development
    Example: Sales and Project
  • Construction
    Examples: Project Management
  • Testing and Commissioning


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Centre for Diploma Studies
Universiti Tun Hussein Onn Malaysia,
Pagoh Higher Education Hub,
KM1, Jalan Panchor,
84600 Pagoh,
Muar, Johor.

Telephone:  +60 6-974 2016 / 2013 / 2018
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