Diploma in Electrical and Electronic Engineering (Microelectronics)

Diploma In Electric And Electronic Engineering (Microelectronics)


This course introduces you to the concepts of Physical Electronics, VLSI Technology, design and fabrication of miniaturised electronic devices and systems designed for the generation, transmission and distribution of electricity. Specifically designed to integrate two major areas, this comprehensive programme provides you with more flexibility in choosing or tailoring your career path.

Programme information

Engineering may not be the easiest areas of study, but it is the subject areas that continue to be in demand, and the graduates are also more likely to find employment quickly and work their way up the career ladder with an engineering degree under their belt. As Malaysia strives towards a developed nation status, engineers have a key-role to play in enhancing the quality of life through the advancement of science and technology. With such a pivotal role to play, qualified and skilled engineers are in escalating demand and will remain to be throughout the world.

Studying engineering also brings prestige, wide variety of career progression opportunities, having the chance to improve the world, worldwide travel and employment opportunities, as well as career satisfaction. More importantly, it sets one up for professional success. Engineers can be Entrepreneurs; we call them ‘Technopreneur’.


With more than 30% academicians with PhD and industry specialists from leading global corporations, we provide access to real-world technology innovations and industry insights.



UOW Malaysia KDU Penang University College delivers industry-certified graduates with professional certifications (e.g. MyTRIZ, Labview, SolidWorks, Mentor Graphics), experienced in handling and solving industrial related problems. This ensures a seamless transition to employment upon graduation.


We partner with a leading UK university to give you access to a world class education in Malaysia. Northumbria University is top ten in the UK for the number of graduates entering professional employment.

2.5 Years
Programme Location
UOW Malaysia KDU Penang University College, Georgetown


  • Analogue Electronics
  • Electric Circuits I & II
  • Engineering Mathematics I & II
  • Fundamentals of Computer Systems
  • Semiconductor Devices & Applications
  • Basic Programming
  • Microcontroller System Design & Applications
  • Digital Electronics
  • Personal Development & Leadership Skills



  • Engineering Mathematics III
  • Very Large Scale Integration
  • Technopreneurship
  • Electric Machines
  • Power Electronics
  • Advanced Computer Programming
  • Electric Power Systems Fundamentals
  • Introduction to Inventive Problem Solving in Engineering
  • Industrial Training



  • Wafer Fabrication and IC Packaging
  • Project Lab

Local Students:

  • Pengajian Malaysia 2
  • Oral Communication 2 / Bahasa Kebangsaan A
  • Ethics and Moral 2
  • Holistic Personal Development

International Students:

  • Bahasa Melayu Komunikasi 1
  • Oral Communication 2
  • Ethics and Moral 2
  • Holistic Personal Development

Intake dates


14 January 8 April 26 August
Estimated fees
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Academic Qualification

3 Credits including Mathematics and 1 relevant Science / technical / vocational subject

1 Principal Pass with a minimum Grade C (GP 2.0) in any subject and Pass in Mathematics and 1 relevant Science / technical / vocational subject at SPM level

GCE ‘O’ Level:
3 Credits including Mathematics and 1 Science subject

3 Credits (Min B6) including Credit in Mathematics and 1 Science subject

Certificate in related field:
Recognised Certificate from the government

Sijil Kemahiran Malaysia (SKM):
Pass Level 3 in related field and Pass in SPM with a minimum of 1 Credit in any subject and Pass in Mathematics

English Requirement

Local Student:

Pass English at SPM level or equivalent


International Student:

  • IELTS Band 5; or
  • TOEFL PBT (410) / IBT (34); or
  • Cambridge English CAE (160); or
  • Cambridge English CPE (180); or
  • PTE Academic 36; or
  • MUET Band 3


*If English language requirements are not fulfilled, additional English module(s) may be taken at UOW Malaysia KDU.