BTEC Higher National Diploma (HND) in Electrical / Electronic Engineering

In Collaboration with EDEXEL International, UK (R/523/4/0254)

About Us


The HND programme is a programme by BTEC Edexcel from the United Kingdom, which is recognized worldwide. The qualifications are delivered locally but the certification and quality assurance is conducted by the awarding body every semester. Among the features unique to HND programmes are:-

- Outcome based education
- Less emphasis on traditional classroom teaching and more hands-on learning
- Internal and external verification
- More assignment-based and less exam-oriented
- Modular programmes allows greater flexibility for students
- Common skills incorporated into the programme, such as communication, IT and

Course Fees

Total Fees for the course is RM20,400.00

*Note : The information stated above is correct as January 6, 2017 and is subject to change without prior notice

Program Aim

The Higher National Diploma (HND) in Electrical and Electronic Program aims to produce high quality, creative technicians and engineers. Graduates will be highly sought after and recognized by many international professional bodies.

Program Educational Objectives

After graduation, the students should possess:-

- A high quality qualification that combines both theory and practical to be competent as industry professionals in the field of electrical / electronic engineering. (PA1)
- Good moral values and ethics among the students by inculcating integrity and professionalism. (PA2)
- Outstanding practical skills and knowledge to pursue their education to a higher level. (PA3)

Programme Learning Outcomes

Programme learning outcomes according to the level of study based on the following eight MQF learning outcomes domains as follows:-

i. Apply knowledge and skills to the understanding of mathematics, science and electrical / electronic engineering principles. (LO1) – [Cognitive Domain]
ii. Conduct experiments to analyze, interpret data and conduct troubleshooting. (LO2) – [Psychomotor Domain]
iii. Conduct evaluation on electrical / electronic engineering system, component or process to meet the needs of the industries based on social, economic, manufacturability, and sustainability issues. (LO3) – [Cognitive & Psychomotor Domain]
iv. Be a responsible individual by understanding the professional ethical and social responsibility of a technician / engineering assistant on accountability and integrity. (LO4) – [Affective Domain]
v. Possess teamwork, leadership and interpersonal skills that are relevant to working environment in order to achieve the same objectives. (LO5) – [Affective Domain]
vi. Possess both effective communication and writing skills to disseminate information, generate ideas and use problem solving techniques to convince the expert and non-expert. (LO6) – [Cognitive, Psychomotor & Affective Domain]
vii. Recognize the need to engage in lifelong learning to adapt to new ideas, process and procedure for career development. (LO7) – [Affective Domain]
viii. Demonstrate self-confidence and entrepreneurial skills to set up own business or discover business opportunities. (LO8) – [Affective & Psychomotor Domain]

Career Opportunities

Students completing this programme will be suitable for employment related to the electrical and electronics field in various industries such as oil and gas, power, manufacturing and engineering consultancy. HND graduates are also accepted into Universities in the UK, Commonwealth countries and the United States to continue their Bachelor Degree. Typically, HND graduates are given direct entry to the second year of a Bachelor Degree course at local or oversea universities.

Entry Requirements

i. Passed SPM with at least 3 credits including Mathematics and 1 Science/Technical/Vocational subject and a pass in English;
ii. Passed Sijil Tinggi Pelajaran Malaysia (STPM) with at least a full pass in any subject and credit in Mathematics and 1 Science subject at Sijil Pelajaran Malaysia (SPM) level;
iii. Passed A - Level with at least grade C in Science or Mathematics;
iv. Passed O - Level with at least grade C in 3 subjects including Mathematics and one Science/Technical/ Vocational subject and a pass in English;
v. Passed Unified Examination Certificate (UEC) with at least a Grade B in 3 subjects including Mathematics and one Science/Technical/Vocational subject;
vi. Completed Certificate in Vocational and Technical/Skills equivalent to MQF Level 3 with a minimum CGPA of 2.00 and 1 year working experience in related field (or completed a one-semester Bridging Programme);
vii. Completed Certificate in Engineering/Engineering Technology (MQF Level 3) with a minimum CGPA of 2.00;
viii. Any other equivalent qualifications recognized by Malaysian Government.


The minimum time for Full-time study to complete a module shall be 2.5 years (4 months OJT).

Programme Structure

Year 1, Semester 1
L1404 - Engineering Science
R1453 - Electrical and Electronic Principles
A1401 - Analytical Methods for Engineers
DGN 1053 - English for Academic Purposes
MPU 1203 - Pengajian Malaysia

Year 1, Semester 2
T1395 - Electrical, Electronic and Digital Principles
J1448 - Electronic Principles
J1465 - Further Analytical Methods for Engineers
SCE 3033 - Introduction to Programming
R1467 - Business Management Techniques
MPU 1223* - Bahasa Kebangsaan
MPU 1233* - Kemahiran Membuat Keputusan

Year 2, Semester 3
K1362 - Combinational and Sequential Logic
J1417 - Instrumentation and Control Principles
H1408 - Electrical Power
DGN 3043 - English for Professional Purposes
MPU 2343 - Ekologi global dan Pembangunan Lestari

Year 2, Semester 4
M1475 - Engineering Design
L0995 A - Project Design, Implementation and Evaluation I
A1625 - Programmable Logic Controller
K1393 - Further Electrical Power
SCE 4013 - Renewable Energy
MPU 2452 - Khidmat Masyarakat

Year 3, Semester 5
F1416 - Mechatronic Systems
K1412 - Advanced Mathematics for Engineering
T1414 - Microprocessor System
L0995 B - Project Design, Implementation and Evaluation II
DGN 2003 - Technopreneurship

Year 3, Semester 6
LI 1304 - Industrial Training

Elective Subjects
SCE 6043 - Manufacturing Quality Assurance
DME 4023 - Introduction to Occupational Safety and Health