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MSc in Electronic System Engineering​​

JPT/BPP(R2/523/7/0098)10/22

(with an option to spend one additional semester in France for a second degree) 

INTRODUCTION

Electronic engineering is a very broad field that encompasses many subfields that includes those that deal with electronic devices and circuit design, control systems, electronics and telecommunications, and embedded systems. Electronics systems comprise of vast amounts of hardware and software and are becoming ever more complex to design, construct, manage and utilise. Such systems require careful specification, and precision design and construction and consequently the demand for engineers trained in the subject is high.

At Universiti Teknologi PETRONAS, the MSc Electronic System Engineering Programme is tailored to train young graduates and professionals with advanced design in integrated circuit design and applications and entrepreneurship skills to enable them to perform R&D and commercialization activities and move up the value chain from the manufacturing era to the design era of the electronic industry.

Besides providing in-depth knowledge of specific subject areas, this programme is also intended to expose the graduates and engineers with a range of analytical and research skills that would be of long-term value. 

 
 

The Programme is designed to meet the capability requirements for

 

  • Embedded Systems
  • Microelectronics & IC Design
  • Communication Systems
  • Smart Instrumentations

  

This is achieved through 8 technical modules, 2 management electives, a research methodology course and an R&D project. There is a high degree of computer usage for project, teaching and on-line support. The resource materials are professionally prepared in modular form. Extensive use of e-learning methods is an important attribute of the course delivery.

 

COURSE STRUCTURE

The MSc in Electronic System Engineering is conducted on a full time basis. The student are based at Universiti Teknologi PETRONAS for three semesters, with an option to spend one additional semester at the University of Burgundy, France to obtain the double degrees. The curriculum is constantly being revised and expanded through the introduction of new modules reflecting the technological advances in the discipline. 

 


OPTION 1

  • Four (4)Semesters in UTP
  • MSc in Electronic System  Engineering (Degree conferred by UTP)

OPTION 2

  • Four (4) semesters in UTP
  • MSc in Electronic System Engineering (Degree conferred by UTP)
  • One (1) semester in University of Burgundy, France
  • Masters in Computer Vision (Degree conferred by University of Burgundy, France

CORE MODULES

Credit Hours

  • Advanced Mathematics for Systems Analysis & Design
  • Advanced Digital Systems Design
  • Modern Communication & Networking Systems
  • Advance Embedded Systems
  • VLSI Systems Design
  • Research Methodology

3
3
3
3
3
2

 

     

MAJOR ELECTIVE

  Credit Hours

OPTION A : ADVANCED CIRCUIT DESIGN

 

  • Advanced Analogue Integrated Circuit Design
  • RF Circuit Design

3
3

OPTION B : SENSORS & INTELLIGENT SYSTEMS

  Credit Hours

  • Sensors & System
  • Intelligent System

3
3

 
 
ELECTIVE

  Credit Hours

SELECT ONE MODULE
  • Semiconductor & Optoelectronic Devices
  • Communication System Design
  • Image Processing & Computer Vision
  • Advance Computer System Architecture
3
3
3
3


 

MANAGEMENT ELECTIVE
SELECT TWO MODULE

 

  • Engineering Economy
  • Operations Management
  • Strategic Management
  • Multinational Business and Finance

2
2
2
2

 

MODULE IN FRANCE

 

Third semester courses in University of Burgundy Student will spend one semester in France.
  • Advanced Image Analysis
  • Multi-Sensor Fusion and Tracking
  • Real Time Imaging and Control
  • Robotics Project
  • Local Culture

 

 

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PROJECT (FINAL SEMESTER)

 

R&D Project 

There are 5 Core Modules, 2 Major Technical Modules, 1 Elective Module, 1 Research Methodology Course and 2 Management Electives to be completed over the whole programme. The two options of Major Electives are the Advanced Circuit Design and Sensors & Intelligent Systems. An important aspect of the programme is the individual R&D project which runs for one semester. Students normally work with a research group on their project and some projects are industrially based

12





INTAKE

Semester

Local Candidates

International Candidates

January

31 December

30 November

May

30 April

31 March

September

31 August

31 July


 



CAREER OPPORTUNITIES


 

Graduates with an MSc in Electronic System Engineering degree will enhance their employment and career prospects in Instrumentation and Control, Telecommunication, Computer and Embedded Systems, Electronics and Semiconductor Industry. The degree is also a good starting point for a career in research and academia.


                    

CONTACT

 

Programme Manager

 

Associate Professor Dr Wong Peng Wen

 

Email: wong_pengwen@utp.edu.my