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Electronic System Engineering, M.Sc.

  • Application Deadline
  • 24 months


Electronics systems comprise of vast amounts of hardware and software and are becoming ever more complex to design, construct, manage and utilise. Such systems require careful specification, and precision design and construction and consequently the demand for engineers trained in the subject is high.

At Universiti Teknologi PETRONAS, the MSc Electronics Systems 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. 

Programme Structure

Courses include:
  • Advanced Mathematics for Systems Analysis & Design
  • Advanced Digital Systems Design
  • Modern Communication & Networking Systems
  • Advance Embedded Systems
  • VLSI Systems Design

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 24 months
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

English Language Requirements

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Academic Requirements

You need the following GPA score:

Required score: 3

Applicants for graduate programs must have the equivalent of a bachelor’s degree with a minimum GPA equivalent to 3 on a US 4.0 grading scale. Admitted applicants typically have an undergraduate GPA of or better on a 4.0 scale. No exam grade should be lower than 4.5 (European grade scale) or D (American grade scale).

Your GPA (Grade Point Average) is calculated using the grades that you received in each course, and is determined by the points assigned to each grade (e.g. for the US grading scale from A-F).

General Requirements

Candidates must hold a Bachelor Degree in the relevant field OR equivalent from a recognized university.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    30912 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 61822 USD for the full programme and a duration of 24 months.
  • National

    30912 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 61822 USD for the full programme and a duration of 24 months.
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