Accelerate Your Career through FKE Weekend Programs at Faculty of Electrical Engineering

New: Blended Learning Mode

Master’s programs (Persisir)

Faculty of Electrical Engineering (FKE), Universiti Teknologi Malaysia offers four Master’s programs as weekends programs (PESISIR) at selected study centers. Classes are on weekends and are fully taught by our graduate faculties. These programs are accredited by the Malaysian Qualification Agency (MQA). The duration of study is between two to four years. The program fee is affordable and competitive.

    • NEW-Blended Learning Mode (2 online and 1 face-to-face classes)
    • Flexible solution for working engineers / professionals
    • Classes taught by Universiti Teknologi Malaysia faculty members
    • Accredited by Malaysian Qualification Agency (MQA)
    • Industry-driven, up-to-date curricula
    • Affordable
Master of Engineering (Electrical Power) MEEP
(currently offered in UTM Kuala Lumpur & Kota Kinabalu)

The program is an advanced degree program to cater for graduates and professionals who are seeking and


updating greater knowledge of current technology and techniques in electrical power, energy conversion, and high voltage engineering. This program offers high-level graduate program with strong foundations in theory, to equip student with the skills necessary to grasp and develop new technologies and trends in the electrical engineering field. It is designed to develop competent electrical power system professionals and the potentials of tomorrow’s leaders in the power industry.

Master of Engineering (Mechatronics and Automatic Control) MEEM
(currently offered in UTM Kuala Lumpur)

The program is designed to provide advanced academic study and is also structured to meet the demands of


industries. The program provides the graduate student with state-of-the-art knowledge and technology necessary for the quality research work. The program also provides the student with relevant advanced know-how for today’s mechatronics and control engineering profession. This program aims to equip graduates, with both the theoretical and the practical skills necessary to apply modern control techniques to a wide range of industrial problems and/or embark on further research.

Master of Engineering (Computer and Microelectronic Systems) MKEH
(currently offered in PSDC Penang)

This program is an advanced degree program that exposes students to cutting-edge technologies and techniques in


computer engineering, integrated circuit (IC) design, microelectronics system and advanced electronics for next generation applications. This program covers both the theoretical and practical aspects of computer engineering and microelectronics system. It is designed especially for engineers and researchers to complement their industrial expertise and to enhance their knowledge in this field.

Master of Engineering in Wireless Communication and Network MKET
(currently offered in UTM Kuala Lumpur)

This program aims to produce professionals with advanced knowledge and skills in the field of Wireless


Communication and Network in line with the development of today’s communications technology. The program will also provide exposure in entrepreneurship and sustainability in technology and engineering to further contribute to the generation of talent and transformation leaders according to the current needs of the country.

Study Centers

Weekends Masters by taught course programs (PESISIR) are available at the University’s off-campus centers:

Johor Bahru: Universiti Teknologi Malaysia main campus
Kuala Lumpur: Universiti Teknologi Malaysia Kuala Lumpur
Pulau Pinang: Penang Skills Development Center
Kota Kinabalu: TBA

Table 1: Programs offered at selected centers


Kuala Lumpur Pulau Pinang Kota Kinabalu
Admission Requirement

Entry to the program requires a bachelor’s degree in electrical engineering or equivalent from a tertiary institution recognized by UTM and Board of Engineers. Minimum requirement is 3.0/4.0 for fresh graduate or 2.7/4.0 for applicant with 2 years’ experience, or 2.5/4.0 for candidate with 4 years related experience. Expatriates may also apply admission to our program.

Program Structure

Students must complete 43 credits and achieve a final CGPA of at least 3.0 in order to be awarded Master of Electrical Engineering.

Table 2: Credit hours for each course

Courses Number of courses Credit hours per course Total credit hours
and MEEM
Compulsory 4 5 6 3 12 15 18
Elective 4 3 2 3 12 9 6
Free Elective* 1 1 1 3 3 3 3
University Elective 1 1 1 3 3 3 3
1 1 1 3 3 3 3
Master’s Project Project 1 4 10 10 10
Project 2 6
Total credits to graduate 43

Note: Students may register one free elective from any program offered by the facult

Program Structure (T)

Program Structure

Compulsory courses
  • Advanced Digital System Design
  • Advanced Microprocessor System
  • Analogue CMOS Design
  • Nanoelectronic Devices












  • Sustainable Design, Engineering & Management
  • Internet of Things Technologies
  • Wireless Communication Systems
  • Communication and Computer Networks
  • RF/Microwave and Antenna Design

  • Control Systems Engineering
  • Embedded Control Systems
  • Artificial Intelligence and Applications
  • Advanced Instrumentation and Measurement

  • Power System Apparatuses and Devices
  • Power Electronics Systems
  • Power System Analysis and Computational Methods
  • High Voltage and Electrical Insulation
  • Intelligent Engineering Solution
  • Engineering Project Management

Elective courses
  • Advanced Computer Architecture
  • Advanced Digital Signal Processing
  • Hardware and Software Co-Design
  • Image Processing
  • Integrated Circuit Testing
  • Random Process
  • Software Engineering
  • Special Topic in Electronic Engineering
  • Speech Processing
  • VLSI Circuits & Design
  • VLSI Design Automation

  • Broadband Multimedia Networks
  • Satellite Communication
  • Network Modeling & Performance
  • Advanced Digital Communications
  • Computer and Network Forensics
  • Advanced Antenna Design
  • Microwave and Millimeter Wave System Design
  • Advanced Optical Fiber Communication
  • Optical Communication Networks
  • Entrepreneur-ship for Telecommunica-tion Industry

  • Nonlinear and Robust Control Systems
  • System Identification and Adaptive Control
  • Advanced Process Control
  • Model Predictive Control
  • Linear Control System Design
  • Autonomous Mobile Robotics
  • Advanced Robotics
  • Mechatronic Design
  • Sensors and Actuators
  • Smart Manufacturing
  • Embedded Systems for Innovative Product Design
  • Rapid Prototyping and Simulation
  • Cyber Physical System
  • Deep Learning
  • Intelligent Vision System
  • Power Electronics Applications
  • Electrical Drives
  • Advanced Power System Control
  • Power Systems Security & Deregulated Market
  • Lightning Protection & Grounding System
  • Integrated Resource Planning in Energy Sector
  • Special Topic in Power Engineering
  • Power System Protection
  • Alternative Energy Systems and Technologies
  • Advanced High Voltage Technology
  • Power Quality

Attractive Class Schedule

Our fulltime program can be completed within 2 years (four normal semesters and one short semester). Admission is in February and September every academic year. Each normal semester has 15 weeks lecture, and 3 weeks final examination weeks. Short semester is for 8 weeks starting July.

Classes are conducted on Saturday and Sunday at all study centers. Each course will typically occupy 3 weekends for Kuala Lumpur and Penang study centers, i.e., taking 3 courses will occupy 9 weekends per semester. For Johor Bahru center, each course will be on 4 weekends. Classes will be held as blended learning mode: 2 online classes and 1 face-to-face (starting 20232024 sem1).

Due to different weekend depending on states, our classes for a 3-credit course are scheduled as follows:

    • Johor Bahru: 4 classes on Saturday and 1 class on Sunday. Classes are from 8.30 a.m. until 6.30 p.m. including lunch break.
    • Kuala Lumpur: 3 classes on Saturday from 2.00 p.m. to 10.00 p.m. including dinner break; and 3 classes on Sunday from 9.00 a.m. to 6.00 p.m. including lunch break.
    • Penang: 3 classes on Saturday and 3 classes on Sunday from 9.00 a.m. to 6.00 p.m. including lunch break.

Table 3: Suggested stud plan e.g., for MKEH (October Intake)

Sem. 1 Sem. 2 Short sem. Sem. 3 Sem. 4
Compulsory 1 Compulsory 3 University
Elective 3 Elective 5
Compulsory 2 Compulsory 4 Research Methodology Elective 4 Project 2
Elective 1 Elective 2 Project 1
(9 credits) (9 credits) (6 credits) (10 credits) (9 credits)

Our fee structure is very competitive. The estimated fee for JB is RM19.5k, KL for RM23k, and Penang for RM28k. The fee covers fee to complete 43 credits in 2-year study period. Payment for additional fees is required for repeat courses or semester extension. The university has the right to increase the fee (term & condition apply).

Information and Application

For further information, please contact:

PESISIR Programme Coordinator (MKEH, MKET, MEEM or MEEP)
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Tel: +6019-6886235
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