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Bachelor of Electrical Power Engineering Hons

  Study Mode FULL TIME
  Duration 4 Years
  Intake Jan, Jun, Sep

Overview of Bachelor of Electrical Power Engineering Hons in Universiti Tenaga Nasional UNITEN Malaysia

The curricula for this Bachelor of Electrical Power Engineering (Hons) programme requires a strong foundation in mathematics, physics and computer. The courses include topics such as electrical circuit analysis, electronics, digital system, microprocessor, electromagnetic fields, electrical machines and drives, power systems, power electronics and high voltage technology. Laboratory sessions reinforce the principles learnt in the classroom, which include electrical measurement techniques, application of non-linear devices, digital logic design, signal processing, microprocessor, electrical machines and power electronics. Many engineering courses are classified as design courses and complemented by computer aided engineering software as simulation and design tools.

During the final year, you may choose technical electives according to your area of interest. The final year project courses provide opportunities for you to apply the engineering principles, experience of current technology as well as learning the methodology of research.

The programme consists of 148 credit hours of subjects, taught in 8 semesters. This Bachelor of Electrical Power Engineering (Hons) programme can be completed in 4 years.


  • Year 1: Semester 1

- Circuits Analysis I
- Programming for Engineers
- Electrical/Electronics Measurement Lab
- Differential Equations
- Islam/Moral & Civil Society I
- Personal Financial Management


  • Year 1: Semester 2

- Circuits Analysis II
- Digital Logic Design
- Digital Logic Design Lab
- Electronics Analysis & Design I
- Advanced Calculus & Analytical Geometry
- Islam/Moral & Civil Society II


  • Year 1: Special Semester

- No subject

  • Year 2: Semester 3

- Introduction to Electrical Machines
- Electronics Analysis & Design II
- Electronics Design Lab
- Signal & Systems
- Technical Communications
- Linear Algebra


  • Year 2: Semester 4

- Thermodynamics I
- Electromagnetic Fields & Waves
- Power Electronics
- Numerical Methods for Engineers
- Tamadun Islam Tamadun Asia


  • Year 2: Special Semester

- No subject

  • Year 3: Semester 5

- Electrical Power System I
- Electrical Machines & Drives
- Control System I
- Microprocessor Systems
- Entrepreneurship & Financial Management
- Hubungan Etnik


  • Year 3: Semester 6

- Electrical Power Systems II

Electrical Machines Lab
- Microprocessor System Lab
- Digital Signal Processing
- Communication System
- Engineers in Society
- Project Management


  • Year 3: Special Semester

- Industrial Training

  • Year 4: Semester 7

- High Voltage Technology
- Project I
- Process Control & Instrumentation
- Technical Elective I
- Integrated Design Project


  • Year 4: Semester 8

- Project II
- Smart Grid Technology
- Technical Elective II
- Technical Elective III
- Literature and Sociology


  • Year 4: Special Semester

- No subject


For Malaysian Students:

  • Sijil Tinggi Persekolahan Malaysia (STPM)
    Pass STPM with a minimum CGPA of 2.00 and at least Grade C for Mathematics and any 1 relevant Science Physical and Pass English in SPM Level.

  • A-Level
    Pass A-Level with credit in Mathematics and 1 Science Physical subject.

  • Matriculation
    Physical / Technical Stream. Min CGPA 2.00.

  • Foundation
    Foundation from other institution with minimum CGPA 2.00.

  • Diploma
    Pass Diploma in related field with minimum CGPA 2.00.

  • UEC (Unified Examination Certificate)
    Pass UEC with a minimum of grade B in 5 subjects including Advance Mathematics and Science Physical subjects.

  • International Baccalaureate Diploma (IB)
    Pass IB with total points at 24 in 6 subjects including Maths and 1 Physical Science subject.

  • HND(UK) Diploma
    Pass HND in related field with minimum CGPA 2.00.


Pass with average marks of 55% with Maths and any Physical Science.

  • ??????Others
  • Other equivalent qualifications recognised by Government of Malaysia.


For Malaysian Students:

Malaysian students may enrol without MUET. However, students are required to complete MUET during duration of study (before graduation). IELTS (5.0 and above) or TOEFL (500 and above) or TOEFL Internet Based Test (42 and above) is also accepted.

  • MUET – Malaysia University English Test
    Achieve Band 1 and above

For International Students:

International students are required to have one of the English proficiency score stated below to enrol in UNITEN. Bachelor students who do not fulfill this English requirement are required to sit for the Intensive English Programme (IEP) and pass the requirement below before starting their Bachelor programme.

  • MUET – Malaysia University English Test
    Achieve Band 3 and above

  • IELTS – International English Language Testing System
    Achieve 5.0 and above

  • TOEFL - Test of English as a Foreign Language
    Achieve 500 (TOEFL) or 42 (TOEFL Internet Based Test) and above


These are popular career choices after graduation for this programme. There are also many other career choices beyond engineering, which are proven adaptable by UNITEN students due to holistic personal and professional skills development during the study.

  • Appliances Engineer
  • Communication Engineer
  • Computer Engineer
  • Construction Engineer
  • Consulting Engineer
  • Control Engineer
  • Design Engineer
  • Electrical and Electronics Engineer
  • Electrical Distribution Engineer
  • Instrumentation & Control Engineer
  • Maintenance Engineer
  • Manufacturing Engineer
  • Mechatronic Engineer
  • Medical Engineer
  • Microelectronics Engineer
  • Operation Engineer
  • Power System Engineer
  • Power Station Engineer
  • Project Engineer
  • Research & Development Engineer
  • Signal Processing Engineer
  • Software Engineer
  • Telecommunications Engineer
  • Test Engineer
  • Academician.

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