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MSc in Electronic System Engineering​​

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

Introduction

A master programme in Electronics 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. Graduates with an MSc in Electronic Systems Engineering degree will enhance their employment and career prospects in the telecommunication, computers, and electronics and semiconductor industry. The degree is also a good starting point for a career in research and academia.

 

Programme Objective

  1. Science in Electronics Systems Engineering specialists with insights to articulate complex industry problems and solutions.
  2. Industry leaders with integrity towards sustainable development through continuous improvement and innovation for the betterment of society.

 

Programme Outcomes

  1. Demonstrate continuing advanced knowledge in Science in Electronics Systems Engineering and have the capabilities to further develop or use these in new situations or multi-disciplinary context.
  2. Analyze and evaluate critically problems in Science in Electronics Systems Engineering particularly in situations with limited information and to provide solutions through application of appropriate tools and techniques.
  3. Appraise available information and research evidence in Science in Electronics Systems Engineering and apply it in the engineering context.
  4. Plan and perform research undertakings in Science in Electronics Systems Engineering professionally, ethically and responsibly.
  5. Report technical findings in both written and oral forms.
  6. Recognize the needs for continuing professional development in Science in Electronics Systems Engineering.

 

Course Duration and Offering

This course is available in Full-Time and Part-Time.

Mode Minimum Duration Maximum Duration
Full-Time 18 months 36 months
Part-Time ​24 months 48 months

 

Fee Structure

Local Students

International Students


Programme Curriculum Structure


Each student is required to complete 5 core modules, 3 technical elective modules, 2 management elective modules and 1 project and dissertation, and Research Methodology. The programme curriculum structure is shown as below: 

 

​MSc ELECTRONIC SYSTEMS ENGINEERING CURRICULUM STRUCTURE ​ ​ ​
Category ​Module ​ ​Credit Hour
​Core Modules ​ ​ ​ ​ ​1. EEM5013 Advanced Engineering Mathematics for System
Analysis and Design ​
​3
​2. EEM5023 Advanced Digital Systems Design ​ ​3
​3. EEM5073 Modern Communication & Networking Systems ​3
​4. EEM5043 Advanced Embedded Systems ​ ​3
​5. EEM5053 VLSI Systems Design ​ ​3

Specialisations

(Choose 1 Option)

​ ​ ​


Option A:
Advanced Circuit Design ​
​• EEM5063 Advanced Analog Integrated Circuit Design

 

3​ ​

​• EEM5033 RF Circuit Design
Option B:
Sensors & Intelligent Systems ​
​• EEM5083 Sensors & Systems

3​ ​

​• EEM5093 Intelligent Systems
Opt​ion C: IC Systems Design and Validations

​​• EEM5153 System Verification, Test and Validation Methodologies
​3

​​• EEM5163 Low Power VLSI Systems
​Choose any 1 ​ ​ ​ ​1. EEM5113 Semiconductor Fabrication Technology ​

 

​3 ​ ​ ​

​2. EEM5123 Communication System Design ​
​3. EEM5133 Image Processing and Computer Vision ​
​4. EEM5143 Advanced Computer System Architecture ​
​5. EEM5063 Advanced Analog Integrated Circuit Design
​Management
Electives
(Choose 2) ​ ​ ​
​1. SNB5012 Operations Management ​

 

​4 ​ ​ ​

​2. SNB5022 Strategic Management ​
​3. SNB5032 Multinational Business and Finance ​
​4. SFB5012 Engineering Economy ​
​University Requirement ​Research Methodology 2​
Dissertation ​EEM520C R&D Project ​ ​2
     
Programme Module Synopsis

Course Code

Module

​Credit Hour

EEM5013

​Advanced Engineering Mathematics for System Analysis and Design

​​3 credits

Essential topics in engineering mathematics, including optimization and its application to engineering, discrete-time random processes, estimation theory and modeling of engineering systems and operations using selected techniques from mathematics, statistics, and stochastic processes.

 

 

Course Code

Module

​Credit Hour

​EEM5023

​Advanced Digital Systems Design

​​3 credits

The fundamental concepts of digital design. It introduces the digital systems design flow and includes HDL (Verilog, VHDL or other languages), different level of modeling, simulation, testing, Electronic Design Automation (EDA) tools, and programmable devices.

 

Course Code

Module

​Credit Hour

​EEM5073

Modern Communication & Networking Systems

​​3 credits

A comprehensive coverage of the principles and techniques in the modern communication and networking systems. Students will be guided through a systematic lecture on the technical background, architecture, protocols and new directions in modern communication techniques and networks.

 

 

Course Code

Module

​Credit Hour

​EEM5043

Advanced Embedded Systems

​​3 credits

An in-depth overview of important topics ranging from microcontrollers and Operating System design to PCB Layout and manufacturing guidelines. The course is also intended for graduate students in Electrical and Computer Engineering, as well as the Embedded System professional.

 

Course Code

Module

​Credit Hour

​EM5053

VLSI Systems Design

​​3 credits

 

Course Code

Module

​Credit Hour

EEM5063

Advanced Analog Integrated Circuit Design

​​3 credits

 

 

Course Code

Module

​Credit Hour

EEM5033

RF Circuit Design

​​3 credits

 

 

Course Code

Module

​Credit Hour

EEM5083

Sensors & Systems

​​3 credits

 

Course Code

Module

​Credit Hour

EEM5093

Intelligent Systems

​​3 credits

 

Course Code

Module

​Credit Hour

EEM5113

Semiconductor Fabrication Technology

​​3 credits

 

 

Course Code

Module

​Credit Hour

EM5123

Communication System Design

​​3 credits

 

 

Course Code

Module

​Credit Hour

EEM5133

Image Processing and Computer Vision

​​3 credits

 

 

Course Code

Module

​Credit Hour

EEM5143

Advanced Computer System Architecture

​​3 credits

 

Course Code

Module

​Credit Hour

EEM5153

System Verification, Validation and Test Methodologies

​​3 credits

Course Code

Module

​Credit Hour

EEM5163

Low Power VLSI Systems

​​3 credits


Course Code

Module

​Credit Hour

SNB5022

Strategic Management

​​2 credits

 

 

Course Code

Module

​Credit Hour

SNB5012

Operations Management

​​2 credits

 

 

Course Code

Module

​Credit Hour

SFB5012

Engineering Economy

​​2 credits

 

 

Course Code

Module

​Credit Hour

SNB5032

Research Methodology

​​2 credits

 

Course Code

Module

​Credit Hour

EEM520C

R&D Project

​​2 credits

 

 

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

Dr. Ho Tatt Wei

Email: hotattwei@utp.edu.my