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Bachelor of Engineering Technology (Hons) in Telecommunication

  Study Mode FULL TIME
  Duration 4 Years
  Tution Fees N/A

Telecommunication Engineering is one of engineering branch that is in demand in Malaysia. Based on DeLoitte’s 2017 industry outlook report, there was a strong growth in the telecommunications sector with huge demand in the areas of high-speed data, Internet of Things (IoT) etc. Thus the Bachelor of Engineering Technology (BET) in Telecommunication in UniKL BMI was established in direct response to the rapidly increasing local, as well as international, demand for graduates with technical knowledge and to succeed in this fast-moving field.

Our BET in Telecommunication is designed to prepare students to position themselves at the forefront of technological knowledge and skills for professional careers in various Telecommunications fields. The degree’s contents include knowledge about basic electrical and electronic systems, signal processing, signal propagation in different physical media and communications networks. Our degree consists of a large practical component, at least 60% of total credit weight is dedicated to tutored laboratory practical.

In addition, the Communication networks modules are adapted based on CISCO Networking Academy framework. Thus upon graduation, our graduates are equipped with Cisco Certified Network Academy Certificates. These certifications will prepare them with sufficient knowledge to further take Cisco Certified Network Associate (CCNA) and Cisco Certified Network.

BET quick info:

  • The programme is fully accredited and approved by relevant authorities.
  • The contents of this programme include knowledge about electronic and electrical systems, signal processing, signal propagation in different physical media, communications networks and antenna and satellite communication. Thus this programme provides the adequate basis to further their study to either Master or PhD level.
  • The programme is designed to have a large practical component, as at least 60% of total credit weight is dedicated to tutored laboratory practicum.
  • This course also provides students with effective training using various telecommunication devices such as optical fibre, satellite, navigation, computer network, mobile phone, VoIP and much more.
  • Our programme is always updated with the current trend and technology in the Telecommunication field to ensure that what we deliver to students are not obsolete.
  • The existence of teaching resources such as well-equipped classrooms and laboratories.
  • Dedicated academicians who are qualified and highly experienced (both in industrial & education) and are in constant contact with the student.
  • 17-24 weeks of industrial training towards the end of their academic studies to prepare them for employment upon graduation.
  • Upon graduation graduates will be awarded Cisco Certified Network Academy (CCNA) Certificate level 1 to 4.

Upon completion, BET Telecommunication Degree holders may register as an Engineering Technologist and join the industrial workforce in many sectors such as:


  • Network engineer
  • Telecom Equipment Engineer
  • Transmission Engineer
  • Product / Software development engineers
  • Network Technical support / Help Desk / Service Desk Engineer
  • Sales Engineer
  • Test Engineers
  • Transmission Engineers
  • Central-Office Engineer
  • Embedded Software Engineer GSM / GPRS
  • Outside-Plant Engineer
  • Data Planning Engineer
  • Engineer Radio Planning and Optimization
  • VSAT/ Wireless/ RF Engineer
  • IT Process Engineer
  • Academicians
  • Entrepreneurs

Semester 1

  • Fundamental English
  • Professional English 1
  • Engineering Mathematics 1
  • Tamadun Islam & Tamadun Asia (TITAS)
  • Bahasa Melayu Komunikasi 2
  • Technopreneurship

Semester 1 ( Short Course )

  • Programming for Engineers
  • Introduction to Digital Electronics

Semester 2

  • Engineering Mathematics 2
  • Introduction to Electronics
  • Electrical and Electronics Workshop
  • Introduction to Electric Circuits
  • Engineering Mechanics
  • Hubungan Etnik
  • Pengajian Malaysia 3

Semester 3

  • Engineering Mathematics 3
  • Electronics Devices and Circuits
  • Electrical Circuit Theorems
  • Essential Management Principles
  • Mandarin 1
  • Network Fundamental

Semester 4

  • Engineering Mathematics 4
  • Network Analysis
  • Professional English 2
  • Mandarin 2
  • Transmission Systems
  • Electromagnetic Wave
  • Network Technology

Semester 5

  • Isu-isu Kontemporari Muslim di Malaysia (LM)
  • Culture & Lifestyle in Malaysia
  • Industrial Safety and Health
  • Signals and Systems
  • Application Interface Controller
  • Communication Technology Principles
  • Data Communications

Semester 6

  • Final Year Project 1
  • RF, Microwave, and Antenna
  • Advanced Data Communications
  • Mobile Communications
  • Wireless Network Architecture

Semester 7

  • Final Year Project 2
  • Siswa-Siswi Pertahanan Awam 2
  • Innovation Management
  • Elective 1
  • Elective 2

Semester 8

  • Industrial Training

Local Student

  • Minimum MUET Band 2 and
  • Pass Sijil Tinggi Persekolahan Malaysia (STPM) or equivalent with minimum Grade C (GP 2.0) in Mathematics and ONE (1) relevant science subject; OR
  • Recognised Diploma in Engineering or Engineering Technology or equivalent with minimum CGPA 2.0; OR
  • Pass A-Level with minimum Grade D in Mathematics and ONE (1) relevant science subject; OR
  • Pass matriculation with minimum CGPA 2.0 with minimum Grade C (CGPA 2.0) in Mathematics and ONE (1) relevant science subject; OR
  • STAM with minimum Jayyid minimum Grade C (CGPA 2.0) in Mathematics and ONE (1) relevant science subject or equivalent; OR
  • Pass in International Baccalaureate (IB) with at least 24 points; OR
  • Pass Higher National Diploma (HND) UK (MQF Level 4) in related area and recognized by government of Malaysia and according to approval by UniKL Senate;
  • Qualification of 12 years of schooling with the following conditions:
    • It is the highest school qualification in the country of origin;
    • It can be used as entry qualification for bachelor’s degree programme in the country of origin.
  • Diploma Kemahiran Malaysia (DKM)/ Diploma Lanjutan Kemahiran Malaysia (DLKM)/ Diploma Vokasional Malaysia (DVM) Qualification

    • Pass Diploma Kemahiran Malaysia (DKM)/ Diploma Lanjutan Kemahiran Malaysia (DLKM)/ Diploma Vokasional Malaysia (DVM) with a minimum CGPA of 2.50 subject to the approval of the Senate / Academic Board of the relevant institution; OR
    • Pass the DKM/DLKM/DVM with a minimum CGPA of 2.00 AND have at least two (2) years of work experience in the related field.
    • And achieved minimum MUET Band 2 as requirement to graduate.

International Student

Student must complete 12 years of schooling and obtain general pass in their High School Certificate, A-levels or equivalent with min Grade C (60%) in Mathematics and one of the Science subjects (such as Physics, Chemistry or Biology – depending on the programme)
IELTS 5.0 or its equivalent


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