UTAR’s Master of Engineering (Electrical) programme aims to train engineering graduates to design better sustainable systems for electricity generation, transmission, and distribution for better operational safety, efficiency and the need to use renewable energy to address the escalating demand for energy. It also serves as a postgraduates course for Electronic Engineering graduates to develop the necessary competencies to practice as Electrical Engineers with the knowledge and ability to carry out research and solve problems effectively.
Upon graduation, graduates should be able to:
- Establish mastery of literary competencies in relation to Electrical Engineering profession.
- Undertake independent research and implementation of Electrical Engineering projects.
- Demonstrate commitment to professional ethics in engineering work to achieve a high level of governance with full regard to public interests.
- Lead, communicate and coordinate effectively in multi-disciplinary settings.
- Foster high standard of professionalism through continuous learning, applying, evaluating and refining processes in engineering practices.
- Emphasis on producing highly skilled engineers and technical professionals
- Curriculum relevant to industry demand
- Balanced approach to theoretical learning and practical training
- Research-based projects
- Experienced and qualified facilitators
- Bachelor’s Degree with Honours and CGPA of 2.75 and above or a Bachelor’s Degree with CGPA of 2.75 and above in a related field from UTAR; or
- Bachelor’s Degree with Honours and CGPA of 2.50 and above but less than 2.75 or a Bachelor’s Degree with CGPA of 2.50 and above but less than 2.75 in a related field from UTAR and subjected to rigorous internal assessment; or
- Bachelor’s Degree with Honours and CGPA of 2.00 and above but less than 2.50 or a Bachelor’s Degree with CGPA of 2.00 and above but less than 2.50 in a related field from UTAR, show evidence of at least five (5) years of relevant working experience and subjected to rigorous internal assessment; or
- Any other academic qualifications equivalent to (1), (2) or (3) from another recognised University as approved by the Senate
Other entry criteria
An applicant is also required to possess a relevant score in one of the following English language examinations:
(a) a minimum overall score of 580 in TOEFL (paper-based) or 237 in TOEFL (computer-based) or 92 in TOEFL (internet-based testing);
(b) a minimum overall band score of 6.5 in IELTS;
(c) a minimum grade B in Certificate of Proficiency in English (CPE);
(d) a minimum score of 980 in English Language Proficiency Test (ELPT);
(e) a minimum score of 500 in Scholastic Assessment Test (SAT) (Critical Reading);
(f) a minimum score of 22 in American College Testing Assessment (ACT);
(g) a credit in English 1119;
(h) a minimum credit C4 in SPM English Language / "O" level English Language;
(i) a minimum overall band score of 4 in MUET; or
(j) any other qualification which is of equivalent level as determined by the Senate of the University.
All applicants must meet the required English Language requirement before being admitted to the approved programme of study.
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