Diploma in Electrical & Electronic Engineering


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KPT/JPT(N/523/4/0306) 01/23 MQA(FA9003)

In addition to its existing diplomas, DISTED also delivers the BTEC – Business & Technology Education Council Level 5 Higher National Diploma (HND). It is the only institution of higher learning in north Malaysia fully endorsed by Edexcel to exclusively offer the BTEC HND qualification in Engineering, Computer Science, Creative Multimedia, Business Studies, Accounting and Hospitality Business Management.

The BTEC HND Advantages

  • Awarded by Edexcel, UK’s largest awarding body regulated by The Office of Qualifications and Examinations (Ofqual).
  • Work-related qualification built to accommodate the needs of employers and allow progression to university.
  • Places emphasis on assignments, projects, practical learning and understanding of courses.
  • Recognised by 95% of higher education institutions in the UK, and over 200 leading universities worldwide – including several of The Times top-100 ranked universities in Australia, Singapore, Malaysia and Hong Kong.
  • Recognised by the Malaysian Qualifications Agency (MQA).

DISTED’s Electrical & Electronic Engineering programme provides broad-based and practicaloriented knowledge and skills in the principles and practices of electrical and electronic engineering. Students will also familiarise themselves with the cutting-edge technology that drives the rapidly growing industrial and consumer goods industries.

The programme moulds and prepares students for further degree studies in related fields. Students will acquire a strong foundation for working in a variety of industries, including generation and transmission of integrated power and renewable energy systems, computer and network systems, telecommunications, robotics, integrated electronic systems and biomedical instruments.

Upon completion, students have the opportunity to explore vast job areas that encompass electrical and electronic systems and equipment manufacturing, assembly, design, product development, testing, operations, servicing, marketing and management.

The typical course units, totalling 96 to 97 credits, are as follows:

Year 1

Science Core

  • Physics 1
  • Physics 2
  • Chemistry

Electrical and Electronics Core

  • Circuit Theory
  • Digital Electronics
  • Fundamentals of Electronics
  • Basic Engineering Electromagnetism
  • Electrical Machines
  • Introduction to Information Technology and Information Systems

Mathematics Core

  • Algebra and Introductory Calculus
  • Trigonometry and Intermediate Calculus
  • Advanced Calculus

Business and Soft Skills

  • Academic English
  • Critical Thinking and Problem Solving

General Studies

  • Pengajian Malaysia 2 / Bahasa Melayu Komunikasi 1

Year 2

Electrical and Electronics Core

  • Computers and Program Design Fundamentals
  • Industrial Power, Electronics and Storage
  • Computer Organisation
  • Electronic Analysis and Design
  • Analog Electronics
  • Digital Systems
  • Industrial Systems
  • Analogue and Digital Communications
  • Data Communication and Networking
  • Project in Engineering

Mathematics Core

  • Linear Algebra
  • Probability and Statistics
  • Advanced Engineering Mathematics

General Studies

  • Khidmat Masyarakat and Ko-Kurikulum
  • Bahasa Kebangsaan A / Customer Service Excellence
  • Etika Perbandingan

Industrial Training

General Studies
Students are required to complete the compulsory General Studies prescribed by the Malaysian Qualifications Agency (MQA).

Assessment System
Combination of assignments, projects, class tests, labs, presentations, quizzes and examinations.

Duration of Study
Intakes are available in January, March, August and September for a duration of 5 long semesters and 3 short semesters over 2 1/2 years.

SPM: 3 credits including Mathematics, English and 1 Science subject
IGCSE O-Level: 3 credits including Mathematics, English and 1 Science subject
UEC: 3 credits (Grade B) in Mathematics, English and 1 Science subject
Certificate or Foundation related to electrical or electronic engineering and accredited by the Malaysian Qualifications Agency (MQA).

Other equivalent qualifications recognised by the Malaysian Government.

At DISTED, you experience an exciting, practical all-rounded tertiary education conducted in a conducive campus environment. Learning approach includes group classroom teaching, discussions, research projects and oral-aural activities.

  • Graduates of our diploma programmes are awarded with a dual certification from BTEC and DISTED.
  • Qualified, experienced, dedicated and caring lecturers supported by experienced technical staff.
  • Individual hands-on laboratory sessions to enhance your computing, science and engineering knowledge.
  • Strong and continually updated curriculum to meet the challenging ICT and engineering industry demands.
  • Industrial training to enhance job competence for future employment after graduation.
  • Close monitoring of your academic progress.
  • Ideal learning environment at our purpose-built Yeap Chor Ee Heritage Campus with excellent modern facilities.
  • Scholarships are available to Malaysian students.*

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