B. Eng (Hons) in Telecommunication Engineering

Asia Pacific University of Technology and Innovation (APU)
Bachelor's Degree
Study mode
4 years
June September November
Total tuition fee (local)
USD 24,442
Total tuition fee (foreign)
USD 28,252

About this course

This course is designed to provide high-quality undergraduate education by providing students with a curriculum that is firmly grounded in telecommunication engineering fundamentals. It exposes students to the areas of telecommunication engineering which covers the structure of mobile computing systems, telecommunication systems & networks, and software systems. Furthermore, students will have the technical skills to cover the ever-demanding expertise in the fields of microwave and optical transmission, satellite communications and RF communications.

Entry Requirements

  • Pass STPM with at least principal / full pass/grade C (CGPA 2.0) in Mathematics and Physics or Chemistry and pass SPM with credit in Mathematics and one of the relevant Science subjects - Physics / Chemistry / Technical / Vocational; OR
  • Pass 'A' Levels with at least a pass in Mathematics and Physics or Chemistry and pass 'O' Levels / GCSE or equivalent with Grade C in Mathematics and one of the science subjects - Physics or Chemistry; OR
  • Pass UEC or Senior Middle Three (SM3) with Grade B in five (5) subjects including Mathematics and one of the relevant Science subjects - Physics or Chemistry and a pass in Bahasa Malaysia; OR
  • Pass the APU Foundation or equivalent; OR
  • A qualification that APU accepts as equivalent to the above.

The qualification and entry requirements for the programmes will be determined based on the "Comparison List of Equivalency of International Qualifications with SPM (O-Levels equivalent) and STPM (A-Levels equivalent)" published by Malaysian Qualifications Agency (MQA).


Year 1
Common Modules

  • Analysis of Circuits
  • Engineering Materials
  • Introduction to Management
  • Engineering Mathematics 1
  • Introduction to C Programming
  • Engineering Mathematics 2
  • Instrumentation & Measurement
  • Engineering Design
  • Industry 4.0

Specialised Modules

  • Introduction to Networking

In addition to the above, all students are also required to successfully complete General Studies modules as stipulated by the Malaysian Qualification Agency, as well as fulfill credit requirements for Co-Curricular Activities.

Year 2
Common Modules

  • Analogue Electronics
  • Engineering Mathematics 3
  • Electromagnetic Field Theory
  • Digital Electronics
  • Engineering Software & Applications
  • Signals & Linear Systems
  • Introduction to Electrical Systems
  • Workplace Professional Communication Skills
  • Employee & Employment Trends

Specialised Modules

  • Analogue Communication
  • Digital Communication
  • Human Computer Interaction

Year 3
Common Modules

  • Control Engineering
  • Computer Architecture
  • Microprocessor Systems & Embedded Software
  • Numerical Methods & Statistics
  • Digital Signal Processing
  • Engineering Project Management
  • VLSI Design

Specialised Modules

  • Antenna & Propagation
  • Modern Communication System
  • Machine Vision & Intelligence

Internship (12 weeks)

Students will undertake an Internship/Industrial Training for a minimum period of 12 weeks to prepare them for a smooth transition from the classroom to the working environment.

Year 4
Common Modules

  • Group Engineering Design Project
  • Project Phase I (Investigation)
  • Project Phase II (Implementation)
  • Engineer in Society

Specialised Modules

  • Microwave and RF Communication
  • Analogue Integrated Circuits and Systems
  • Optical Communications & Networks

Elective Modules (Select 2)

  • Analogue Integrated Circuits and Systems
  • VLSI Design
  • Satellite and Mobile Communication
  • DCCS
  • Cloud Infrastructure & Services
  • Distributed Computer Systems
  • Internet of Things: Concepts & Applications
  • Computer Systems Security
  • Satellite & Mobile Communication
  • Renewable Energy
  • Product Creation Technology

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