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The Electrical Engineering (Power) programme at i-CATS seeks to combine excellence in academic and technical training with service to society. The goal of our academic programme in electrical engineering is to provide students with a balance of intellectual and practical experiences that enable them to address a variety of societal needs.


The objective of our Diploma in Electrical Engineering (Power) (DEP) is to produce a competent workforce in the field of electrical engineering with a balance of excellent knowledge in both the theoretical and practical aspects. This is to ensure the adaptability of our graduates in fulfilling the ever demanding needs of the industries and society.

Career Opportunities

Our Diploma programme prepared students for admission into the workforce as technicians and assistant engineers in the electrical engineering field. It is also aimed at equipping individuals with a fundamental engineering background for the purpose of pursuing undergraduate study in engineering or other related disciplines.

Entry Requirements

i. Pass SPM or its equivalent with at least credits in THREE (3) subjects, including Mathematics and ONE (1) relevant science / technical / vocational subject AND a pass in English;
ii. Pass Sijil Tinggi Persekolahan Malaysia (STPM) or its equivalent with a pass in Mathematics, English and ONE (1) relevant science / technical / vocational subject at the SPM level;
iii. Recognised Certificate in Engineering / Engineering Technology or its equivalent;
iv. Recognised related Vocational and Technical / Skills Certificate or its equivalent with ONE (1) year of relevant work experience or a minimum of ONE (1) semester of a bridging programme.

Note: For International students, Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) score of 500 OR International English Language Testing System (IELTS) score of 5.0 OR its equivalent.


2.5 Years

Programme Structure

Year 1
Electrical Technology
Engineering Science
Engineering Mathematics I
Engineering Mathematics II
Electrical Workshop
English for Technical Report Writing
English for Business Communication at Workplace
Electrical Circuit Theory I
Digital Electronics
Engineering Skills and Laboratory I
Electrical Machine and Drives
Programmable Logic Controller
Pengajian Malaysia / Bahasa Melayu Komunikasi 2
Bahasa Kebangsaan / Kemahiran Membuat Keputusan
Ekologi Global dan Pembangunan Lestari

Year 2
Electrical Circuit Theory II
Engineering Skills and Laboratory II
Engineering Skills and Laboratory III
Introduction to Programming
Instrumentation and Control System
Electrical Power System I
Electrical Power System II
Electrical Power Engineering Project I
Electrical Power Engineering Project II
Engineering Design
Introduction to Occupational Safety and Health
Power Electronics
Electrical Installation
Renewable Energy
Khidmat Masyarakat

Year 3
Industrial Training