Career Prospects – Bachelor of Engineering (Electrical)

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The requirement for a professional workforce in the Electrical Engineering field increases each year. This requirement is increasing rapidly with the growth of foreign investment in Malaysia, particularly in electronics and semiconductor industries as well as manufacturing and processing industries.

Generally, graduates with the Bachelor of Engineering (Electrical) degree may find many exciting opportunities in electrical
related industries. These include:
• Communication equipment and network providers (Telekom Malaysia, CELCOM, MAXIS, Media Prima, etc.)
• Computers and peripheral device manufacturers (Intel, Agilent, IBM, etc.)
• Consulting engineer firms
• Education and training institutions (Universities, Polytechnics and Colleges)
• Electric energy production companies (Tenaga Nasional Berhad and IPPs)
• Manufacturing of component and equipment companies (Panasonic, Flextronics, ON Semiconductor, etc.)
• Power equipment manufacturers
• Research and design organisations (SIRIM, MIMOS, Universities, TNB, etc.)
• Semiconductor chip designers and manufacturers (Texas Instruments, Intel, Motorola, etc.)
• Automotive manufacturer and assembly firms
• Biomedical engineering firms
• Consultation firms
• Electronic equipment’s production industries
• Engineering and product development firms
• Food processing factories
• High-technology based firm such as aerospace
• Home appliances (such as washing machines, TV, radio, rice cooker, etc.) manufacturing firms
• Oil and gas companies
• Research and design organisations (SIRIM, Universities, etc.)
• System automation manufacturer firms


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